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.

November 19, 2018
Learning from Colorado Springs’s Past and Mapping a More Equitable Future

The Trust’s community partner working in Colorado Springs wants the city’s new long-term development plan to value equity and inclusion, acknowledge the city’s history and learn from the past.

November 13, 2018
Want to Build Power? Make a Friend

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.

November 8, 2018
My Child Won’t Be Erased

Seven things you can do right now to make your community safer for transgender kids.

October 30, 2018
Hiding in Plain Sight

Suburban poverty rates have quietly risen in Front Range counties in recent years, and impacted families are struggling to find services and make ends meet. 

October 23, 2018
In Colorado Schools, Not Enough Black Teachers

Colorado public school districts are struggling to recruit and retain Black teachers. Education experts say students are paying the price.

October 15, 2018
The Rich Get Richer

A new national analysis by the Economic Policy Institute reveals Colorado’s income growth continues to stream unequally to the top 1 percent.

October 9, 2018
The New Unemployment

The nation’s soaring economy leaves thousands of part-time workers grounded.

October 3, 2018
The Stress of Being Poor

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

September 25, 2018
How To Save a Life

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

September 12, 2018
Making Noise in Globeville and Elyria-Swansea

Longstanding environmental health concerns in northeast Denver have become magnified amidst several large-scale, long-term infrastructure projects.