To explore perceptions of racism and its role in preventing health equity in their community, 22 Health Equity Learning Series (HELS) grantees from 2015 were interviewed. Grantees expressed varying perspectives on racism as a factor in health equity, community readiness to address racism issues and strategies to combat racism in their communities.
This Issue Brief, by Charles Bruner, PhD, Executive Director of the Child & Family Policy Center, highlights how the health system can help to improve children's healthy development and school readiness, and how policies can help ensure that young children receive preventive and developmental health care.
This brief details the causes of oral disease, prevention strategies, accomplishments in improving the oral health of Colorado children and strategies for further improvements. Prepared for The Colorado Trust, Caring for Colorado Foundation and the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation by Diane Brunson, RDH, MPH, Director of Public Health, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.
This publication details unique characteristics of nine separate cultures (including people from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kurdistan, the former Soviet Union, Central America, Mexico, Laos, Vietnam, Somalia and Sudan), and related implications for conducting research and evaluation within these cultures.
Highlights of the current state of health care access, coverage, provider capacity and quality of care for all children in the Denver metro areas, and proposes solutions to providing care for Colorado's uninsured and under-insured children.
A report on the current state of health care access, coverage, provider capacity and quality of care for all children in the Denver metro areas, and proposes solutions to providing care for Colorado's uninsured and under-insured children.
This landscape assessment provides information on where organizing is taking place across the state, who is being organized and around what issues. Characteristics of groups and organizations engaged in community organizing are shared, as well as information on tactics and strategies used and leadership and governance structures. It also highlights the perspectives and expressed needs of community organizers across Colorado, as well as their successes and challenges in doing this work.
Project Health Colorado supported people throughout the state to discuss health care and how it could be improved. Conversations and interactions about access to health can be challenging. This brief, prepared by Spark Policy Institute, explores the experiences of Project Health Colorado messengers, highlighting the interpersonal skills needed to engage the public in difficult discussions.
Based on a scan conducted by the REFT Institute, Inc., this report provides an overview of health concerns among Coloradans.
This report discusses findings from the evaluation of The Colorado Trust's three-year, $3.3 million grant strategy to help expand enrollment of children and youth in public health insurance programs in Colorado. An external evaluation team from the University of Colorado Denver conducted the evaluation. The results, along with recommendations for funders and community-based organizations, can be found in this report.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.