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Healthy Workplaces: A Healthy Vending Success Story from Colorado Springs

Healthy Workplaces: A Healthy Vending Success Story from Colorado Springs Change is hard. Change can be especially hard when it  comes to vending machine options. Pleasing the palates of employees and patrons is one of many challenges faced by health... Read More

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

Q&A With Barbara Grogan, LiveWell Colorado Board Chair

Thoughts on equity, advocacy, and LiveWell’s mission from our new board chair Barbara Grogan Barbara Grogan has been a member of LiveWell Colorado’s board of directors since 2015, and recently became its new board chair. She is the founder and... 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

Setting a New Standard: How Double Up Food Bucks is Transforming the Local Food System in Colorado

LiveWell’s Double Up Food Bucks program is increasing healthy food access, improving the local food economy, and building community across the state Last summer, LiveWell launched an exciting initiative called Double Up Food Bucks Colorado, a program designed to increase... 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

LiveWell’s Health Equity Journey | Understanding & Addressing Implicit Bias

Reflections on implicit bias, its impact & implications for LiveWell’s work “Implicit bias is a problem for everyone,” proclaimed Hillary Clinton in the first 2016 presidential debate, a moment that many social justice activists say brought the concept of implicit bias... 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