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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January 17, 2019
In Whose Backyard?

Activists fear that low-income communities of color are being disproportionately impacted by oil and gas drilling in northern Colorado.

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January 16, 2019
Dismantling White Supremacy: Intentions, Consciousness and Kindness

The Trust's vice president of Community Partnerships & Grants says white people have a responsibility to fight racism.

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January 10, 2019
How Your Street Address Influences Your Future

New census tract-level data reveal significant discrepancies in the life expectancies and future earnings of Colorado residents based on where, exactly, they live.

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December 4, 2018
How Denver Voters Decided to Help Address a Major Health Equity Gap

$45 million in new funding should provide new mental health services, and keep more people in mental health crises out of jail. 

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November 27, 2018
Expensive—and Equitable

Colorado has emerged as a national model for its investment in trying to cure hepatitis C, especially among historically disadvantaged patients.

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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.

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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.

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November 8, 2018
My Child Won’t Be Erased

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

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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. 

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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.