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When I joined The Colorado Health Foundation in November 2018, I started with three items on my “to do” list: Figure out how to use public opinion research to better understand Coloradans. Do that research in ways that are unbiased and methodologically rigorous. Share what we learn openly and often to advance health equity. It was a daunting list.
Press Contact: Austin Montoya, amontoya@coloradohealth.org, (719) 640-3441 Note: Poll data can be segmented for media by the Eastern Plains, Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Larimer/Weld, Denver Metro Area, and the Western Slope, as well as some populous counties. DENVER, COLORADO – A uniquely difficult year has strained many Coloradans’ finances and mental health while exacerbating housing and food insecurity – dynamics that increase health in
This year has been challenging for many of us – with a pandemic that has taken so many lives, a national reckoning on race that’s long overdue, and political polarization that’s threatening our communities like never before. It’s times like these when I’m particularly grateful for The Colorado Health Foundation’s commitment to listening to Coloradans. After a year like this (and it’s not over yet!), we know it’s important to hear what’s keeping people up at night, what’s bringing them joy and what Coloradans really think about health.