Champion Health Equity

Funding Overview

Relationships and connections are critical components to an organization and/or community’s ability to work together in service of addressing shared goals. Our Building and Bridging Connections funding aims to strengthen social capital and community-building efforts aimed at addressing health challenges and advancing health equity.

This funding will support:

Community-Initiated Solutions in Gunnison

Support Community Leaders who have been engaging with organizations in Gunnison County to provide improved access to health resources, education, housing, and other basic needs. Community Leaders will implement currently identified solutions with support from the Multicultural Resource Services, Health Coalition and in partnership with the Hispanic Affairs Project (HAP).

AOPYO Value Of Life Campaign

Expand reach of the Value of Life Campaign in Colorado by building advocacy skills for marginalized youth to combat mental health stigma and youth violence. Implement four new initiatives and connect youth voices to policymakers on the local, state and federal levels.

Bridging Accountable Safer Inclusive Communities Project

Activate the Bridging Accountable Safer Inclusive Communities (BASIC) Project to build community-capacity and social-capital. Project will work to bring their community together to discuss challenges and solutions that resonate and move them forward through culturally-responsive work.

General Operating Support

Support efforts by community and grassroots organizations to push for short- and long-term policy changes that will advance equity and justice in the region, foster an inclusive and engaged Greater Denver, and/or unlock resources to strengthen the Greater Denver community.

General Operating Support

Engaged Latino Parents Advancing Student Outcomes Voz is the arm of the organization that will build on creating the Latino parent movement to have long lasting equitable changes to education and school policies that affect the Latinos in Boulder County and Colorado.

General Operating Support

Funding will support CLLARO's statewide Latino Action Council and CLLARO Capital Fellowship to further build the power of Latino Coloradans to shape public policy decisions that impact health.

General Operating Support

Work directly with members of the BIPOC community, to expand work in developing policies that further housing equity, and strengthen partnerships with like-minded organizations to advocate for implementation of these policies, so that low-income individuals and families within the BIPOC community can achieve equitable and safe housing to further overall family health.
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