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.

March 16, 2017
No Preschool Kid Benefits from Getting Suspended or Expelled

A move by Denver Public Schools to restrict the practice of suspending and expelling very young kids is supported by evidence that harsh discipline weighs heaviest on children of color.

March 15, 2017
Denver-Area Detox Services To Be Handed Off, Not Ended

Three mental health providers plan to take over Arapahoe House’s detox locations in Adams, Arapahoe and Jefferson counties.


March 14, 2017
Team Sports Fall Out of Reach for Many Kids

Colorado nonprofits work to fill a gap left as high costs and younger specialization make it harder for many kids to participate in organized sports.

March 7, 2017
Fort Morgan Is Getting Together

In a city remade by successive waves of immigrants, the local community is working to make its schools, neighborhoods and public spaces more welcoming for all.

March 2, 2017
Why We Welcome Immigrants to Colorado

Coloradans have an opportunity to honor the proudest contributions of our immigrant past by assuring that we welcome newcomers in our policies and our actions.

February 28, 2017
Exit Interview: Dr. Jeffrey Brenner

Understanding poverty is central to serving complex patients, says Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, founder of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers.

February 22, 2017
Waiting for Health Equity: A Graphic Novel

The Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved unveils a new tool to explain and share the impact of health inequities.

February 16, 2017
Is There Such a Thing as Equity in Dying?

Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved the state’s new aid-in-dying statute. But fair and equal access to such rights under the law already appears unlikely.

February 13, 2017
Even in Exposure to Common Chemicals, All Are Not Equal

A class of common chemicals linked to hormone dysfunction may contribute to health inequities that begin in the womb.

February 8, 2017
Democracy is a Health Equity Issue

In the wake of the presidential election and resulting, abrupt policy changes, Colorado Trust grantees are quickly learning how they can and should respond within a stark new political reality.