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LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Reaches 50 Municipalities

Advancing Healthy Eating & Active Living (HEAL) Policies throughout the State With tensions rising around health care access in the United States, it’s easy to get discouraged. Yet here in Colorado, there’s a growing movement for healthy change that is helping... 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

Pueblo Attains LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Elite Status

LiveWell Colorado Awards Pueblo the Elite Status for Commitment to Healthy Living LiveWell Colorado is proud to award the Elite Status City recognition to the City of Pueblo. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns... 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

LiveWell Voices: Responding to Executive Orders on Refugees & Immigration

Olga González, Director of Equity & Inclusion, Shares Her Powerful Perspective on Recent Political Events As part of our ongoing commitment to integrating a health equity focus into all aspects of our work and organization, we’re pleased to announce that... 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