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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.

Sometimes When We Lose, We Win

July 2018
Mia Ramirez

In the loss of a grant earmarked to revitalize a neighborhood park pavilion, the Hillside community of Colorado Springs has emerged stronger and more unified.

Health Equity Advocacy Strategy: Center for Health Progress

February 2018

Health Equity Advocacy (HEA) is a multi-year Colorado Trust funding strategy with the goal to build a strong and diverse field of health equity advocates in the state. In this video, staff members at the Center for Health Progress, one of 18 HEA grantee organizations, explain how the HEA strategy has informed their work.

Health Equity Advocacy Strategy: Full Circle of Lake County

February 2018

Health Equity Advocacy (HEA) is a multi-year Colorado Trust funding strategy with the goal to build a strong and diverse field of health equity advocates in the state. In this video, a staff member at Full Circle of Lake County, one of 18 HEA grantee organizations, explains how the HEA strategy has informed their work.

Health Equity Advocacy Strategy: Padres & Jóvenes Unidos

February 2018

Health Equity Advocacy (HEA) is a multi-year Colorado Trust funding strategy with the goal to build a strong and diverse field of health equity advocates in the state. In this video, a staff member at Padres & Jóvenes Unidos, one of 18 HEA grantee organizations, explains how the HEA strategy has informed their work.

Racism Hurts All of Us

May 2017

So why is it used as a political strategy? Legal scholar and author Ian Haney López explains.

Disability Justice at the Intersections

March 2017

Lydia X. Z. Brown spoke about the way ableism interacts with racism and other forms of oppression in a presentation as part 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.