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LWC Revitalizes Recreation Centers Through Healthy Eating and Active Living Initiatives

LiveWell Colorado is the leading obesity prevention organization in the state of Colorado with a focus on expanding access to and education about healthy eating and active living for all Coloradans. In an effort to further its work, LiveWell Colorado... Read More

Healthy Dining in Colorado: An Ingredient for a Healthier State

Earlier this week, LiveWell Colorado was proud to join our partners from the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, the Colorado Health Foundation, the Governor’s Office, the Colorado Restaurant Association and others for the launch of Healthy Dining... Read More

The Governor’s New Health Agenda: Making Colorado the Healthiest State in the Nation

Earlier this week, LiveWell Colorado had the privilege of joining Governor Hickenlooper for the unveiling of the State of Health report, which outlines the state’s commitment to and action plan for making Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. As... Read More

Denver B-Cycle Gets More People Moving in 2011

LiveWell Colorado is proud to once again sponsor Denver B-cycle, the largest municipal bike sharing program in the country.  If you’re not familiar with the popular red bikes lined up at the iconic “B” stations in and around downtown, the Denver... Read More

Join Our Fight Against Obesity

LiveWell Colorado has a distinct role in reducing and preventing obesity in Colorado; however, we know that it takes all of us working together to truly make an impact. We are extremely grateful to our committed partners and all of... Read More

The Power of Collective Impact

I am extremely proud that LiveWell Colorado’s convergence efforts to bring together multi-stakeholder partners to reverse obesity trends are highlighted in the newly-released Stanford Social Innovation Reviewas an example of collective impact. In the article entitled Channeling Change: Making Collective Impact Work,... Read More

The Colorado Health Report Card: Prevention Key to Fighting Obesity

Obesity clearly affects our waistlines, but it also affects our bottom lines. That is why focusing on and investing in prevention is so critical. The Colorado Health Foundation, one of our partners and funders, recently released its 2011 Colorado Health Report... Read More

Let’s Improve Our Grades

Looking at the results of the 2011 Colorado Health Report Card, I feel like a parent of a “gifted” student who continues to bring home disappointing grades. Though the Report Card shows the state is making gains in health coverage for... Read More

Take this Opportunity to Weigh In on Obesity in Colorado

On Monday, April 16, LiveWell Colorado is proud to partner with Kaiser Permanente and others to help host the Denver premiere of HBO’s documentary, The Weight of the Nation, a new four-part video documentary series. To highlight the documentary’s local premier, please... Read More

Participate in Better Block Jefferson Park on June 23

The Better Block Team Denver urban neighborhoods are full of hidden gems. Once vibrant places have rich history of streetcars, local commerce and community activities. But many of those places have lost their splendor in the last half century when... Read More