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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.

Inviting a Sense of Belonging

July 2016
Kristin Jones

In a lecture series that was broadcast for gatherings in communities across the state, The Colorado Trust invited experts to shed light on the structures, policies and systems that marginalize vulnerable communities, and describe tactics that allow people to improve the health of their own neighborhoods and towns.

Race and Health in America

September 2015

Berkeley professor john a. powell spoke to a packed auditorium in Denver and online audiences about how race impacts health, and what to do about it.

The Power of Community Organizing

February 2015

By Theresa Trujillo, The Colorado Trust Theresa Trujillo, one of The Trust’s new community partners, shares her thoughts and takeaways from Doran Schrantz’s Health Equity Learning Series presentation.

The Dark Secrets of U.S. Medical Research

October 2021
Kristin Jones

Author and ethicist Harriet A. Washington detailed the medical profession’s role in the abuse of African-Americans, and suggested reforms, in the latest presentation of The Trust’s Health Equity Learning Series.

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