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LiveWell’s 2016 Annual Report: Partnering to Create a Pathway to Healthy Living

Dear Partners, I am pleased to share LiveWell Colorado’s 2016 Annual Report with you all. The stories in this report represent but a snapshot of the many ways LiveWell partnered with organizations and individuals throughout the state in 2016. Our... Read More

Finding Sustainable, Equitable Funding for Mobility Infrastructure Critical for Colorado

Addressing the growing gap between Colorado’s transportation funding and its transportation needs By Julie George, Director of Policy for LiveWell Colorado Editors Note: This article originally appeared in the “New & Next” section of Confluence – Denver How will Colorado... Read More

LiveWell Policy Digest | June 2017

Policy Digest for June 2017 The 2017 legislative session officially came to a close on May 10th capping a session Governor Hickenlooper called “one of the most productive” in the history of state. While it is a true  that a ... Read More

Q&A With Barbara Grogan, LiveWell Colorado Board Chair

Thoughts on equity, advocacy, and LiveWell’s mission from our new board chair Barbara Grogan Barbara Grogan has been a member of LiveWell Colorado’s board of directors since 2015, and recently became its new board chair. She is the founder and... Read More

May Policy Digest: Transportation Funding Measure Crumbles, Just Like our Bridges, Roads & Sidewalks

LiveWell Colorado May Policy Digest FOOD POLICY WEBINAR OPPORTUNITY Working Together on State & Federal Food Policy Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00pm – 1:30pm Do you think you have little ability to impact federal policy? Or even state policy? Think... Read More

2017 Day at the Capitol

Speaker Duran, Senator Coram, and Community Champions Honored at LiveWell’s Annual Day of Advocacy It has been a tumultuous year in politics for Colorado and the rest of the U.S. Major federal policy shifts and fierce budget debates in our state... Read More

LiveWell April Policy Digest

State Policy Update Transportation As we mentioned in our last policy update, one of the highest priority issues for the legislature this session is transportation funding. House Bill 17-1242, is sponsored by Speaker Duran and House Transportation Committee Chair Representative... Read More

Lessons from Lake County: Mobilizing Local Communities for Statewide Change

Lessons from Lake County: Mobilizing Local Communities for Statewide Change Lake County Build a Generation (LCBAG) is a coalition of residents from Leadville and the surrounding communities that works at the intersection of community organizing, prevention, and community-level change to... Read More

Five Questions with LiveWell Colorado Director of Policy Terri Livermore

Five Questions with LiveWell Colorado Director of Policy Terri Livermore In order to advance our mission of increasing access to healthy food and physical activity, LiveWell plays an active role in our state’s political process. This is especially true in... Read More

February Policy Digest

February Policy Digest: The Legislative Session Picks Up Steam State Policy Update Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council Bill Passes First Hurdle in House, Awaits Budget Hearing  COFSAC Bill Through First Legislative Challenge: Our Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council (COFSAC) bill was introduced... Read More