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Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC) is bringing the Black & White Health Gala back! This time the legendary Bill Bellamy will be the featured entertainer. Watch the YouTube video here. According to heart.org, “the prevalence of high blood pressure in African Americans is the highest in the world.” It is especially a health disparity for…

Reflections on the intersection of Housing, Health and Inequity Symposium – Day 3   “Shining a light of truth on these matters.” I started out thinking that I was going to write this in just one piece but should have known better.  The culmination of Day 2 that spilled into Day 3, was a reception…

Reflections on the intersection of Housing, Health and Inequity Symposium – Day 2   “Only 1/3 of Coloradans think housing and health are connected.” Day 2 of the Symposium was very emotionally draining and I was mentally exhausted after really learning more about homelessness, affordable housing, eviction, and rapid permanent housing. While I had lived…

Reflections on the intersection of Housing, Health and Inequity Symposium – Day 1   “Housing is Essential to Health.” I attended a symposium sponsored by the Colorado Health Foundation, July 23-26th, 2019.  I wanted to share some of my learnings and insight with you all.  The event started for me at a presentation on redlining.  …

Summertime is here, and it is time to get out your gear.  Like any other time of year, we want you to think about doing the things that make you happy and healthy.  Summer is usually full of sunlight here in Colorado.  Too much sun can be bad, but the right dose can be healing. …

June is Men’s Health Month and the month that fathers are honored.  We have decided to share a case study report featuring Dr. Byron Conner to honor him during this month.  Dr. Conner has been a tireless volunteer, serving the community for decades. Under the radar, Harvard University highlighted the Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC)…

Ingredients 1 pizza dough 1 jarred roasted red pepper 3 cloves garlic 8 baby bella mushrooms ¼ red onion ½ cup cooked chickpeas 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing dough 3 cups spinach, packed 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt ¾ cup Organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes or Pizza Sauce 6 canned artichoke heart quarters 4 large leaves basil Directions Have pizza dough ready Place…

Ingredients 2 tbsp. lime juice 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. honey 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 jalapeño (sliced) 1 large bunch watercress 1 Granny Smith apple (thinly sliced) 1 large kiwi (peeled and sliced) 1 avocado (sliced) among plates 1 scallion (thinly sliced) vinaigrette dressing Directions In a bowl, whisk together 2…

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