Month: March 2017

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 to the mainstream media and public for the first time. “I think, unfortunately, too many …

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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 Campaign for adopting five healthy eating and active living policies that help make it a …

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School Food Spotlight | Healthy Food Takes a Front Row Seat in Morgan County Schools

Times Are Changing and So Is School Food in Fort Morgan By Chef Sarah Kvichak, LiveWell School Food Initiative  “Offering scratch lunch is not only socially responsible, but enjoyable!” Current school meal preparation often looks a little like this: opening a box and placing frozen chicken pucks in a pan, reheating them in the steamer, …

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

LiveWell Awards the City of Northglenn its Highest Recognition for Building a Healthy Community LiveWell Colorado is proud to award the Elite Status City recognition to Northglenn. The city achieves this milestone from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for adopting five healthy eating and active living policies that help make it a healthy place …

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Letter from CEO Gabriel Guillaume | LiveWell Colorado’s Evolved Mission, Vision & Values

Dear Valued Partners – Since our founding in 2009, LiveWell Colorado’s core purpose as an organization has been to advance healthy eating and active living in Colorado. Like any nonprofit, we’ve evolved over time as we’ve gained a better understanding of where our work is most impactful and as we have heard from communities what …

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Exploring New Frontiers for Healthy Food Access in Colorado

Exploring New Frontiers for Healthy Food Access in Colorado A look at how public institutions can contribute to a more sustainable, equitable food system in our state One of LiveWell Colorado’s primary goals is to build a more equitable, sustainable, and health-promoting food environment. Our food systems work focuses on increasing the availability, affordability, and …

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School Food Spotlight: Chef Fernando Shares Highlights from the Field

School Food Initiative Chef Highlights Thompson & Salida Schools, Early Childcare Centers By Chef Fernando Cardona, LiveWell School Food Initiative “For us chefs who love to cook, we don’t just feed people; we like to say we’re in the business of saving lives.” LiveWell’s School Food Initiative (SFI) team is working hard to ensure children …

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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 the winter and early spring when Colorado’s legislature is in full swing. Terri Livermore, LiveWell’s …

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