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Creating Health Equity

On Sept. 12, 2013, The Colorado Trust hosted a Learning Lunch featuring Elizabeth Myung Sook Krause, ScM, Vice President of Policy and Communications at the Connecticut Health FoundationNichole June Maher, MPH, President and CEO from the Northwest Health Foundation in Oregon; and Yanique Redwood, PhD, President and CEO at the Consumer Health Foundation in Washington, DC. The foundation leaders shared their challenges, successes and lessons for communities in Colorado working toward health equity.

Full video and podcast recordings of the event are available below. If interested you may download the slides. (above, l. to r.: Nichole June Maher, MPH; Elizabeth Myung Sook Krause, ScM; Yanique Redwood, PhD.)

In order to keep the health equity discussion going, here is the executive summary of the National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity which provides a roadmap for eliminating health disparities through collaboration and strategic partnerships, and discussion questions  to use to engage others in a discussion around health equity.

You can also download the video here. (Downloading may take several minutes due to the size of the file.)

Learn about the health equity issues affecting Coloradans at Collective Colorado, a publication of The Colorado Trust.