An overview of the need to provide quality mental health care for individuals from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Based on an extensive literature review, input from community members and an advisory group comprised of Colorado community mental health leaders, as well as input from participants in the 2006 Colorado Mental Health Disparities Summit, the brief sets forth a number of policy recommendations to strengthen care.
Available in both English and Spanish, this brochure briefly outlines the history and status of immigrants in the United States and in Colorado, and provides an overview of The Trust's Immigrant Integration initiative that took place in 19 Colorado communities.
Disponible en inglés y español, este folleto le da un breve perfíl de la historia y estado corriente de los inmigrantes en los Estados Unidos y en Colorado, y provee un visión general de la iniciativa de apoyo para la integración de inmigrantes del Colorado Trust en proceso en 19 comunidades en Colorado.
Highlights this Trust initiative from conception to present, including understanding the far-reaching impact of nurse home visitation on families and communities, the value of research, the process used for implementation of the program, and long-term sustainability achieved with state funding mandated through legislation.
Highlights include an overview of The Trust's statewide grantee conference, including comments from keynote speaker Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone. This edition also pays tribute to John R. Moran, Jr., The Trust's departing President and CEO, and introduces his successor, Irene M. Ibarra. Additionally, the newsletter welcomes three community members to The Trust's Investment and Audit committees.
Includes an update on The Trust's Colorado 100k Lives Campaign, as well as an announcement about The Trust's Healthy Aging initiative to support senior-serving organizations. Also features The Trust's Immigrant Integration effort and a grant to the Metro Denver Health & Wellness Commission to help prevent obesity. Additionally, The Trust recognizes a model grantee and welcomes new board and staff members.
An overview of the Safe2Tell Hotline, which provides an anonymous means for young people across Colorado to both prevent and report violence or unsafe activities.
The Colorado Trust's three-day, statewide grantee conference – Inspiration. Initiative. Innovation. – provided opportunities for nearly 400 participants to share lessons learned and explore a range of timely topics.
Developed by The Colorado Trust and the Colorado Municipal League, this brochure offers pointers about how receiving communities can reach out to immigrants and refugees, as well as examples of ways in which Colorado communities are working to become more inclusive.
An independent evaluation was conducted by the National Research Center to determine whether providing technical assistance to build the capacity of grantee organizations helped to improve their ability to serve seniors. Grantees reported program-level outcomes using the Healthy Aging Initiative Organizational Capacity Assessment.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.