New and Noteworthy

Read our Coalition Updates for June. We have details on many partner events in June as well as meeting updates and reminders.

Building Healthier Places - Loveland


Experts from Colorado‚Äôs chapter of the Urban Land  Institute (ULI), a land-use research and policy group came to Loveland on April 2 for a thorough study of ways to better connect residents along U.S. Highway 287 in north Loveland to goods and services offered in their neighborhoods.

Click here to read the article in the Loveland Reporter Herald and contact Katie Guthrie at katie.guthrie@uchealth.org if you have additional questions. 


Click here for the outcomes of the study and workshop.

If you would like to be a part of a task force to implement these plans and goals, please contact Kelly Burwell at kelly.burwell@uchealth.org.


2015 Health Equity Learning Series Expands


CanDo and Vida Sana are excited to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the Colorado Trust to host a series of four live-streamed trainings on Health Equity. This will be the first year that we will host the learning series in both Fort Collins and Loveland.  


The Next Health Equity Learning Series will be on July 23!   


Speakers for the July 23 series include: Dolores E. Roybal, PhD, MSW, Executive Director, Con Alma Health Foundation and Yvonne Sandoval, MSW, Executive Director, El Valle Women’s Collaborative.

Ms. Roybal  became Con Alma’s executive director in January 2007. A native New Mexican, she has more than 35 years of experience in nonprofit and philanthropy work. She currently serves as a board member of Grantmakers In Health, and as a former board member and chair of the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers (NMAG). Prior positions include program director at the Santa Fe Community Foundation and founding executive director of NGO NM, a statewide nonprofit association. She has a master’s in social work (MSW) from the University of Denver and a PhD in organizational behavior and development with a focus on nonprofit management, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.  Ms. Sandoval is executive director of El Valle Women’s Collaborative, working on economic development and health and wellness in northern New Mexico. Ms. Sandoval co-founded and led Sixth Sun Consulting, which served over 70 local and national nonprofit and for-profit organizations. A Colorado native with family roots in New Mexico, she also serves as an adjunct faculty at the University of Denver.

Locations to be announced for Fort Collins and Loveland.  


To RSVP for Loveland event please contact Kelly Burwell at  Kelly.Burwell@uchealth.org  


To RSVP for the Fort Collins event please contact Edgar Dominguez at  Eddie.Dominguez@uchealth.org


Click here to see future dates for the series

Upcoming Meetings

Fort Collins Coalition

July 30 from 8:30-10am in the Caribou conference room (2002 Caribou Dr. Suite 100.)

Loveland Coalition

September 23 from 11:30am-1:00pm at the Loveland Museum Gallery (503 N. Lincoln.)

**Click here for the 2015 CanDo Meeting Calendar**

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