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 in my car in traffic on I35 in profound disappointment and partial disbelief. How could a video not have been enough to make a [...]

June 3rd, 2020|

Innovative Partnerships to Make a Difference

The Center for African American Health is pleased to announce we have received funding from Signal Behavioral Health Network (Signal), a Colorado nonprofit organization responsible for providing an extensive scope of substance use disorder services on a regional basis, in the State of Colorado. Signal, in partnership with the State of Colorado, Department [...]

November 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

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 the health of the community. The Center, now a member of the Family Resource Center Association of Colorado, has programming which touches lives [...]

July 9th, 2019|

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 scheduled for a routine colonoscopy. When I arrived to pick him up for his appointment, he didn’t seem like [...]

June 13th, 2019|

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

By Deidre Johnson, CEO & Executive Director 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, academically struggling students, and ex-offenders as well as health education and health screening programs. In [...]

April 28th, 2019|
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