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Self-Care, Our First Line of Defense

Events this past year have left many of us with hopes to be seen, heard, and know that we matter. Yet, one could only look across the landscape of experiences

CO Links and CAA Health Herstory

During my tenure as CEO and Executive Director of CAA Health, and through the lens of my own personal experiences, I’ve witnessed the resilience of the Black community and our

Our Black Lives Matter

On May 25, George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer. I was living in Minneapolis in April 1992 when the Rodney King verdict was announced. I remember sitting

Stopping Childhood Obesity with the Community’s Help

by Rochelle Cason-Wilkerson, MD I’m excited to discuss the innovative and exciting things to come as The Center for African American Health continues to develop partnerships and collaborations to improve

Celebrating Life; Honoring Your Health and Your Family

By Toni Baruti, Board Member for The Center for African American Health May 23, 2018 was the date that forever changed our lives. My stepfather, Robert Charles Ennis, III was

What’s New for You at The Center for African American Health

In 1997, under the leadership of Grant Jones, The Metro Denver Black Church Initiative was established to help build the capacity of Black churches in providing programs for at-risk youth,

What We’re Reading: Unhealthy state of affairs regarding Black health

By Glenn Ellis There is no disagreement that African Americans have worse health outcomes across the board. Researchers, scientists, sociologists, and doctor all agree. Data and statistics reflect the dismal

Why Is It So Risky to Be a Black Mother?

By Dwyer Gunn Reprinted with permission by The Colorado Trust When Deidre Johnson gave birth to her first child—a baby boy—in July 2003, she and her husband were ecstatic. It