Month: December 2017

Health Care is Still Available and Affordable in Colorado!

Health Care is Still Available and Affordable in Colorado! A great deal of political conversation engulfed the Affordable Care Act and healthcare in 2017 making some people believe they either couldn’t get or couldn’t afford health care in 2018. The good news is that you can absolutely get affordable health coverage for 2018. There’s still …

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LiveWell Colorado Year in Review: 17 Highlights from 2017

LiveWell Colorado Year in Review: 17 Highlights from 2017 To say 2017 has been an eventful year would probably be a grand understatement. As an organization striving to increase access to healthy eating and active living by removing barriers that inequitably and disproportionately affect low-income communities and people of color, we at LiveWell, like all …

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2017 Year in Review: Q&A with LiveWell’s President & CEO

Looking Back on 2017: 5 Questions with Gabriel Guillaume, President & CEO of LiveWell Colorado Toward the end of 2016, Gabriel Guillaume, who has been with LiveWell Colorado since 2010, took the helm as the organization’s President and CEO. We recently sat down with him to reflect on the past year at LiveWell and learn more about …

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Highlights from LiveWell’s 2017 HEAL Summit

Highlights from LiveWell’s 2017 HEAL Summit Everyone wants to live their best life and have the best health possible. But how do you really achieve that goal? How do entire communities create the conditions for all residents to be healthy? These are some of the many questions that over 150 participants convened to discuss on …

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Legislature Fails to Find Funding Fix for Roads

Legislature Fails to Find Funding Fix for Roads Colorado’s population is rapidly growing, our transportation system is rapidly becoming overcrowded, and alternative modes of transportation, like transit, walking, and biking, lack a permanent source of funding in the state government. Current road and highway infrastructure needs exceed $9 billion. However, the need for pedestrian, bike …

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What We Heard from You

What We Heard from You LiveWell’s 2017 Statewide Policy Listening Tour LiveWell Colorado’s policy team believes that public policy works best when it is informed by the public. As an organization dedicated to removing barriers to healthy eating and active living especially in low-income and communities of color, it is imperative that the policies we …

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Wheat Ridge awarded LiveWell Colorado’s highest recognition for building a healthy community

The City of Wheat Ridge has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. November 30, 2017 — LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the City of Wheat Ridge for its commitment to building a healthy community. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL …

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Lessons from LiveWell’s 2017 HEAL Summit: Lafayette Youth Panel

Mobilizing Community to Win a Healthy Kids’ Meals Campaign Youth leaders can successfully affect policy change. That’s what a group of middle and high schoolers from Lafayette, CO demonstrated to attendees at LiveWell’s 2017 HEAL Summit. Their incredible leadership was on display, not just in the success story they shared but also in the role …

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Debate on the 2018 Farm Bill Has Begun. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Debate on the 2018 Farm Bill Has Begun. Here’s What You Need to Know. Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series on the Farm Bill and related federal agricultural and food access policy. To stay up to date and make your voice heard in Washington, sign up for our action alerts. In our …

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