Month: June 2015

LiveWell Colorado Springs Project Receives BUILD Health Grant

Our partners in Colorado Springs recently received a $75,000 grant from the BUILD Health Challenge, a national awards program. The grant recipient is Project ACCESS, a collaboration between LiveWell Colorado Springs, YMCA of Pikes Peak Region, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, El Paso County Public Health, Colorado Community Center Collaborative, Youth Violence Prevention (YVP) Initiative, Community …

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Colorado Municipal League Conference Wrap-Up

LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign participated in the Colorado Municipal League (CML) 93rd annual conference in Breckenridge this month. The conference was a great way to showcase the success of HEAL Cities & Towns, reconnect with existing members of the Campaign, and recruit new municipalities to join. To kick off the conference, the …

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Equality in Sports

The benefits of sports are well-known: In addition to having fun and getting fit, kids learn commitment, respect for others, stress management skills, and how to set and meet goals. Athletics have long provided valuable socio-cultural learning experiences for men and boys, but calls for equal treatment of women and girls in sports are a …

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The Importance of Equality in Sports for Women and Girls

The benefits of sports are well-known: In addition to having fun and getting fit, kids learn commitment, respect for others, stress management skills, and how to set and meet goals. Athletics have long provided valuable socio-cultural learning experiences for men and boys, but calls for equal treatment of women and girls in sports are a …

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