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.

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May 30, 2019
Is 2019 a Turning Point for Tenant Rights?

Coloradans who rent housing have long faced significant challenges and obstacles to avoiding eviction or displacement. New state legislation and community efforts are hoping to change that.

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May 21, 2019
Sick and Grieving: The Toll of Unsolved Murders

Unsolved murders, as well as the long-lasting anguish and despair they can cause among surviving relatives, impact some communities and races more than others.

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May 14, 2019
San Luis Listens to the Kids

Many well-meaning adults see teens as a problem; in this southern Colorado town, they’re a solution.

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May 7, 2019
Why Voting Matters for Racial Justice and Health Equity

Strong voting laws in Colorado help democratic participation. But voting rights remain at risk for historically disenfranchised communities.

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April 30, 2019
Teenagers Get in Front in Colorado Springs

Lessons from revitalization efforts led by young people in the Hillside neighborhood.

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April 23, 2019
Six Ways Climate Change Is Hurting Coloradans

And three things you can do about it.

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April 18, 2019
Playing Under the Brown Cloud

As Colorado struggles to meet more stringent air quality standards, children, low-income residents and other populations remain most vulnerable to persistent airborne pollution.

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March 21, 2019
What Is Language Justice?

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

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February 27, 2019
Nicotine Retains Its Grip on Colorado

The inexorable rise of vaping in Colorado has illuminated longstanding disparities in tobacco consumption and marketing practices, especially along age, income and race lines.

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February 20, 2019
Can Telling a Story Change the Story?

In Pueblo County, communities hope that talking about the past will influence the future.