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Stories

Stories play an important role in illuminating the work and accomplishments of our grantees, community teams and other partners. Stories below are specifically related to The Colorado Trust’s work, and may be filtered by funding strategy. To learn more about inequities and injustices faced by Coloradans, visit our Collective Colorado website, an online outlet for reliable, nonpartisan information about issues that impact the health and well-being of the people living in our state.

Who Belongs Here?

June 2019

Andrea Cristina Mercado, executive director of the New Florida Majority, spoke in Denver about a question that animates political debate as much as it does our own experiences.

What Is Language Justice?

March 2019
Kristin Jones

Language is power, explains Rosa Guzman-Snyder, founder of the Community Language Cooperative.

Want to Build Power? Make a Friend

November 2018

People living in a small farming town in southwestern Colorado found they need to work together to get things done. They’re not the only ones.

The Stress of Being Poor

October 2018
Kristin Jones

A small-business owner discovered how poverty conspires against people experiencing it—and hurts all of us.

How To Save a Life

September 2018

Shocked by a series of unexpected deaths, the San Luis Valley town of Saguache is going deep in its search for answers.

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