This paper examines the policies from the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that relate to racial/ethnic health disparities and discusses what Colorado is already doing to reduce disparities. It also looks at what Colorado policymakers can learn from other states' experiences and how they could use those lessons and the ACA to move forward in eliminating racial/ethnic health disparities.
Project Health Colorado was a three-year strategy aimed at building public will to achieve access to health for all Coloradans. This report discusses the findings and lessons learned from the strategy's evaluation.
Developed by the Colorado Department of Education and The Colorado Trust, this guide identifies, explains and provides recommendations for promoting immigrant integration in schools. Intended primarily as a resource for district administrators, school administrators and teachers, the guide provides an overview of the critical areas that influence immigrant integration in schools, from school enrollment and classroom instruction to family and community outreach.
Overview of what is needed to help immigrants integrate into their new communities, including cross-cutting strategies for advancing immigrant integration.
Among 65 Health Equity Learning Series (HELS) grantee organizations between 2013 and 2015, seven were awarded grants all three years, thereby hosting event viewings and discussions in their communities for approximately 12 speakers. This report, based on qualitative interviews with those seven grantees, explores how these organizations and communities applied lessons from HELS speakers to their daily work, how HELS impacted their efforts and how they were able to implement informed action as a result.
This appendices contains a full description of the data collection methods (Appendix A) and the complete case studies (Appendix B) for the four Partnerships for Health initiative grantees highlighted in the report Improving Access to Health Through Collaboration: Lessons Learned from The Colorado Trust's Partnership for Health Initiative Evaluation.
This report presents findings from the evaluation of four Partnerships for Health initiative grantees that were addressing access to health in their communities through the formation of collaboratives. Outcomes achieved by the grantees, as well as lessons learned for others embarking on collaborative processes, are described.
This evaluation report details findings of the evaluation of The Colorado Trust's Supporting Immigrant and Refugees initiative, conducted by Community Science. The detailed report includes the grantees' strategies, activities and accomplishments; conditions and factors that affected their work; what was sustained at the end of their grant support; and the lessons learned.
Evaluation highlights of The Colorado Trust's Interconception Health Promotion Initiative at Denver Health Medical Center, including several significant findings about working with high-risk maternity populations.
Highlights this Trust initiative from conception to present, including understanding the far-reaching impact of nurse home visitation on families and communities, the value of research, the process used for implementation of the program, and long-term sustainability achieved with state funding mandated through legislation.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.