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Join Us For LiveWell Colorado’s Public Policy Listening Tour

Let us know what barriers to healthy eating and active living exist in your community Public policy is best when it is informed by, you guessed it, the public! As LiveWell starts to form our policy priorities for 2018, we... Read More

Meet “Gangsta Gardener” Ron Finley, LiveWell’s 2017 Engage in the Change Keynote Speaker

Join us October 10 for an inspiring luncheon featuring one of L.A.’s most widely known food justice activists Armed with a shovel, some soil and seeds, Ron Finley has come to be known as the “Gangsta Gardener” and his unexpected... 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

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

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Achieves Several Milestones in 2016

2016 was an exciting year for the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign. The campaign added four new members– Cedaredge, Fort Collins, Nederland, and Mountain View –increasing the total membership to 46 municipalities. In June, Commerce City became the first municipality... Read More

SNAP Authorization Days for Direct Market Farmers in Colorado

Get SNAP authorized in person in early 2017! Food insecurity is a significant issue in Colorado, with 11 percent of the population living in poverty,[1] making it a huge challenge to afford enough healthy food for their families. More than... Read More

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign | 2016 HEAL Summit Recap

Cities & Towns Have Big Impact on Residents’ Health This year’s HEAL Summit brought together municipal leaders, LiveWell communities, and public health professionals from around Colorado and the country to discuss strategies for increasing access to healthy eating and active... Read More

LiveWell Shares Lessons Learned at American Public Health Association’s 2016 Conference in Denver

LiveWell Shares Lessons Learned at American Public Health Association’s 2016 Conference in Denver The American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo was held October 29 through November 2 in Denver. The event brought together more than 12,000 public health professionals... Read More

School Lunch as a Teaching Tool

School Lunch as a Teaching Tool Promoting your salad bar through fun events and more By Chef Dina Paz LiveWell’s School Food Initiative (SFI) believes that school lunch deserves more than a heat-and-serve buffet. Move over chicken nuggets! Because we... Read More

The Mouth Isn’t Separate from the Body: Why Dental Health Matters

The Mouth Isn’t Separate from the Body: Why Dental Health Matters By Leslie Levine, Technical Assistance & Research Manager, LiveWell Colorado At its annual Engage in the Change luncheon on October 5, LiveWell celebrated the achievements of Delta Dental of... Read More