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Partnership Spotlight: Colorado Food Systems Hub

Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on the Community Commons blog. The Colorado Food Systems Hub is designed to advance the research, policy, and community engagement work of the 18+ food policy councils across the state. The Colorado Food Policy... 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

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign | Why Your City Needs a HEAL Committee

Why Your City Needs a HEAL Committee As the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign has matured over the past three years, LiveWell Colorado has learned how some cities are able to use the Campaign to move HEAL policies and the... Read More

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign | Transforming a City Towards Health

Perspectives from City Manager of Commerce City, Brian McBroom Building a community of health takes considerable time, significant investment and thoughtful dedication, which is exactly what has happened in Commerce City. It just became the first municipality to reach the... Read More

LiveWell Voices: Five Questions With Julie George, LiveWell Colorado’s Director of the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign

As someone who traded in her swim cap for a pair of running shoes, Julie George has always been a model for healthy living here at LiveWell Colorado. She was recently recognized as a Public Health Hero of the Year... Read More

Community Spotlight | LiveWell Leadville: Building a Culture of Health in Lake County

Each year, the Colorado Education Initiative’s Healthy School Champions program recognizes Colorado schools that have successfully created a healthy school environment. With the support of the Colorado Health Foundation, the program has awarded more than $250,000 in grants over the... Read More

2015 HEAL Cities and Towns Summit Recap

This year’s HEAL Summit brought together municipal leaders, LiveWell communities, and field experts from around the country to advance healthy eating and active living (HEAL) across the state. Mayor Mick Cornett of Oklahoma City kicked off the summit by recounting... Read More