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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

Westwood Residents Make Big Push to Improve Recreation Opportunities

Westwood Residents Make Big Push to Improve Recreation Opportunities On December 8th of last year, the city of Denver held the last of a series of public meetings to help determine the city’s priorities for its upcoming bond proposal. At... Read More

Coloradans Coming Together to Say No More 24

Coloradans Coming Together to Say “No More 24” By Sarah Kurz, Vice President of Policy & Communications, LiveWell Colorado  Colorado has the lowest adult obesity rate in the nation[1] according to a recent report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But while... Read More

LiveWell Colorado Film Challenge Winners

LiveWell Colorado Film Challenge Winners LiveWell Colorado is thrilled to announce four student filmmaker award winners in the LiveWell Colorado Film Challenge, a new statewide competition for short films on the importance of ensuring access to healthy eating and activing... Read More

LiveWell Prowers County: A Bird’s Eye View

LiveWell Prowers County: A Bird’s Eye View By Leslie Levine, MPH Technical Assistance and Research Manager, LiveWell Colorado I often start my blogs by letting people know how long I’ve been working at LiveWell Colorado. It’s been almost 9 years, so... Read More

Introducing LiveWell’s No More 24 Campaign

“No More 24” LiveWell Colorado has a long history of engaging and motivating Coloradans to make healthy choices. Now we are embarking on an even more critical and challenging effort: to inspire and advance policy and environmental changes. In short,... 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 Prowers County Recognized as a National Health Impact Award Finalist

LiveWell Prowers County Recognized as a National Health Impact Award Finalist Partnership for Healthier America chooses Colorado organization as an Impact Award Finalist DENVER —May 19, 2016 — LiveWell Prowers County has been named by the Partnership for A Healthier... Read More

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners Seven teams win a total of $25,000 for their innovative ideas to make our kids healthier Denver, CO (MAY 18, 2016) – Smart Fit Girls, Pocket Playgrounds, Social Media Outdoor Youth App, Running Minds... Read More

Help Protect PE in Colorado: Join the Statewide Listening Tour for New Federal Education Law

Help Protect PE in CO: Join the Statewide Listening Tour for New Federal Education Law In six Colorado cities throughout May—plus an online webinar session on June 1—the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is conducting a statewide listening tour to... Read More