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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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.

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February 11, 2019
Historical Trauma Against Indigenous People Isn’t Just Historical

Violence against Indigenous womxn is “political and purposeful,” said Lakota activist Taté Walker in the latest presentation of The Trust’s Health Equity Learning Series.

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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.