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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

A Primer on “Lunch Shaming” in Colorado Schools

A Primer on “Lunch Shaming” in Colorado Schools Recently throughout the country an archaic policy has entered the forefront of the education and food systems lexicon riding a wave of concern and anger. This policy goes by the name of... Read More

A Statement on the Proposed Ending of DACA

LiveWell Colorado Stands with Dreamers In the definition of the American Dream, crafted by James Truslow Adams in 1931, “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” But right now, despite their abilities... Read More

September Policy Digest: Examining “Lunch Shaming” in Colorado Schools, Upcoming Events & More

This Month: An In-depth Look at “Lunch Shaming” | Save the Date for LiveWell’s 2017 HEAL Summit | National Farm to School Update In Depth: Lunch Shaming Recently throughout the country an archaic policy has entered the forefront of the education... Read More

The Proof is in the Produce! New CO4F Results Point Toward Success

The Proof is in the Produce! New CO4F Results Point Toward Success Since its inception, the Colorado Fresh Food Financing Fund (CO4F) has financed 23 fresh food retailers in both urban and rural communities throughout Colorado. CO4F was established in... Read More

Carbondale Awarded LiveWell Colorado’s Highest Recognition for Building a Healthy Community

The Town of Carbondale has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the Town of Carbondale for its commitment to building a healthy community. The city achieves... Read More

August Policy Digest

August Policy Digest  State Policy Update SRTS Research Update Earlier this summer, LiveWell Colorado’s policy department sent a survey to many of our partner groups and community organizations concerning Safe Routes to School (SRTS) to learn more about community perception... Read More

Colorado Springs awarded LiveWell Colorado’s highest recognition for building a healthy community

The City of Colorado Springs has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the City of Colorado Springs for its commitment to building a healthy community. The... Read More

July Policy Digest

LiveWell Policy Digest: July 2017 Local Policy Update Westwood Recreation Center A recreation center for Westwood will officially be a part of Denver’s general obligation bond which will be put to voters in November’s municipal election. Westwood is one of... Read More

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