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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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LiveWell Voices: Responding to Executive Orders on Refugees & Immigration

Olga González, Director of Equity & Inclusion, Shares Her Powerful Perspective on Recent Political Events As part of our ongoing commitment to integrating a health equity focus into all aspects of our work and organization, we’re pleased to announce that Olga González has accepted the newly created position of Director of Equity and Inclusion at …

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LiveWell’s School Food Initiative: Q & A with Program Director Gabriella Warner

LiveWell’s School Food Initiative (SFI) partners with Food & Nutrition Service Departments to serve up freshly prepared meals to students across the state. The Initiative began in 2010 and has continued to grow and evolve into an impactful program reaching well over half of Colorado’s 178 school districts. Gabriella Warner, MS, RD, joined LiveWell as …

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5 Questions with LiveWell’s New President & CEO, Gabriel Guillaume

5 Questions With LiveWell’s New President & CEO, Gabriel Guillaume We recently announced that Shepard Nevel, President and CEO of LiveWell Colorado, has accepted a position as President and CEO of Jewish Family Service of Colorado, and Gabriel Guillaume will take the helm as President and CEO of LiveWell Colorado in November. Gabriel has been a …

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2016 Engage in the Change Luncheon a Big Success

2016 Engage in the Change Luncheon a Big Success LiveWell Colorado awards Kate Paul, Delta Dental CEO, its 2016 Wellness Champion Award; Janus Capital Group partnership also announced at 2016 Annual Luncheon LiveWell Colorado had the pleasure of hosting more than 400 guests at its annual Engage in the Change fundraising luncheon on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, …

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Conversations with Experienced Backbone Leaders: LiveWell Colorado’s Gabriel Guillaume

*Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the Collective Impact Forum’s blog by Hollie Marston.  We hope you’re enjoying our conversations with experienced backbone leaders. In this installment, we had the pleasure of sitting down recently with Gabriel Guillaume, Executive Vice President of Local Initiatives and Strategy at LiveWell Colorado. LiveWell Colorado, launched in 2008, is a nonprofit …

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Bo Martinez

Bo Martinez named to LiveWell Colorado Board of Directors

Economic Development Director for the City and County of Broomfield joins statewide nonprofit board DENVER — August 8, 2016 — Bo Martinez, Economic Development Director for the City and County of Broomfield, has been named to the board of directors for LiveWell Colorado. “We are honored to have Bo Martinez join the LiveWell Colorado board of …

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LiveWell’s School Food Initiative: Carving out a Model for Sustainable Scratch Cooking in Colorado Schools

By Leslie Levine, Technical Assistance & Research Manager, LiveWell Colorado   I am the longest-running employee at LiveWell Colorado, so I have been around to witness many transitions in the LiveWell@School Food Initiative program model since its launch in 2010. Today, the School Food Initiative (SFI) provides comprehensive training in culinary arts, marketing, and operations …

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Hunger & Obesity: The Unexpected Connection

By Karen Moldovan, Director of Policy, LiveWell Colorado This post was adapted from guest columns published in the Montrose Daily Press on April 15, 2016, and in The Pueblo Chieftain on April 23, 2016. At first glance, hunger and obesity not only seem disconnected from one another, but may even appear to be opposing conditions; however, …

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Rosemary Rodriguez

Rosemary Rodriguez named to LiveWell Colorado Board of Directors

Senator Michael Bennet’s Colorado Office Director and Denver Public Schools Board member joins statewide nonprofit board DENVER — April 21, 2016 — Rosemary Rodriguez has been named to the board of directors for LiveWell Colorado. She will begin her appointment in November. “We are honored to have Rosemary Rodriguez join the LiveWell Colorado board of …

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