Income, race, geography and other factors contribute to wide disparities in health outcomes across our state. We report on how Colorado residents are impacted by these inequities, and what they're doing about it.

November 30, 2017
Life and Death in Colorado Springs

An important new series published in late November in The Gazette uncovers layers of inequities in the southeast quadrant of the city.

November 28, 2017
Parsing the Growing Racial Divide

Two new national reports reveal the stark economic realities and future implications of racial inequality.

November 20, 2017
In Whose Backyard?

Activists fear that low-income communities of color are being disproportionately impacted by oil and gas drilling in northern Colorado.

October 24, 2017
Reproductive Health Care Access Increasingly Uncertain in Colorado

Several new and proposed policies at the federal level threaten to limit proven, vital women’s health services statewide.

October 12, 2017
The Health Impacts of Forced Relocation Are Real

Displacement from gentrification can have a long-lasting effect on health and well-being. Some residents in northeast Denver are experiencing this firsthand.

October 5, 2017
Coverage for Colorado Kids, Pregnant Women and Others Will End Without Action

Congress just failed to reauthorize Child Health Plan Plus and other health-related funding. Here’s what that could mean in Colorado. 

September 21, 2017
More Coloradans are Insured—But That Doesn’t Mean They Have Affordable Health Care

The 2017 Colorado Health Access Survey found ACA coverage gains have been maintained, but other challenges remain.

September 15, 2017
SNAP Decision

More than 80,000 Colorado households could lose food and nutrition assistance under proposed federal cuts.

August 31, 2017
Will More Hot Days Mean More Inequality?

Denver’s new Heat Vulnerability Map shows how climate change could impact some metro area residents much more than others. 

August 24, 2017
Planting Seeds in a Long-Lasting Health Equity Field

A new report details two years of efforts by 18 organizations taking part in a Colorado Trust policy advocacy strategy.