Income, race, geography and other factors contribute to wide disparities in health outcomes across our state. We report on how Colorado residents are impacted by these inequities, and what they're doing about it.

October 8, 2019
A Standing Lunch Date in Colorado Springs, 45 Years On

A founder of a decades-old senior meal program finds herself setting the table again.

October 2, 2019
Who Counts?

A look at the U.S. Census.

September 25, 2019
A Police Shooting in Colorado Springs Should Concern All of Us

The death of De’Von Bailey adds to the tally of young Black men and boys who have been killed by police.

September 19, 2019
Initiative 300 was Voted Down in Denver. Now What?

Despite the defeat of the right-to-survive ballot measure, advocates for people experiencing homelessness are leveraging the issue’s newfound visibility.

September 10, 2019
The Coloradans Bridging Our Deepest Divides

Faced with competing visions of the country, these community leaders chose life.


September 3, 2019
Housing Challenges are Hurting Coloradans' Health, Report Finds

A coalition of Colorado Trust grantees hopes a new study from the Colorado Health Institute will lead to policy changes that relieve renters and homeowners.

August 27, 2019
How a Rural Colorado County Is Improving Pediatric Care with an App

An early childhood coalition’s efforts to boost developmental screenings for children shows significant results.

August 20, 2019
Reducing the Risk of Lung Cancer, Free of Charge

Colorado has some of the country’s highest household radon levels. A state program aims to ensure all families can test for and address it.

August 13, 2019
How Do You Talk About Race and Class?

Ian Haney López spoke with us about how to save our democracy with conversations that bring us together.

August 6, 2019
To Improve Access, Denver Public Library Ended Its Overdue Fines

A simple but powerful step has begun eliminating barriers to library access, especially among people who rely on library services the most.