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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be recognized on February 7th,2020 and while the height of the AIDS epidemic has passed, it is still an important topic of discussion.  As with many health issues, the Black community is disproportionally impacted by HIV/AIDS.  Blacks only account for 4% of the population but 14.7% of those living…

The Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC) had a busy 2019.  We had the Block Party, Health Forums, Barbershop/Salon Program Screenings, Mentoring and more…  All these events/activities and programs were designed with the community in mind.  Bill Bellamy joined us in October for our second annual Gala and had us all laughing.  He implored us to…

Happy Holidays! The Colorado Black Health Collaborative would like to share this recipe with you. we hope you have some time off during Christmas or new years so you can try this recipe.           This Delicious Winter Chili Recipe Makes 10 servings. Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 6 1/4-9 1/4 hours Course: Dinner…

This version of a Southern staple features less saturated fat and sodium while highlighting the health benefits of 2 key ingredients: fish and collard greens. The American Heart Association recommends eating 2 servings of fish per week. For added benefit, try substituting a fatty fish such as trout. Fattier fish have higher levels of omega-3…

After the Susan G. Komen’s MORE THAN PINK Walk® in Colorado, the community was reminded of the prevalence of breast cancer.  Information circulated by Susan G. Komen leading up to the race stated that “every two minutes someone is diagnosed with breast cancer” and “every sixty seconds, someone in the world dies of breast cancer”…

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…

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