Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Winning Equation for Improving the Health of Communities of Color

October 31, 2013

Dexter Davis Today's article was written by Jenn Whinnem, communications officer at the Connecticut Health Foundation. “Hospitals are only after your money. They won’t really take care of you.” … More »

Addressing Health Equity Without Getting Stuck on the Issue of Racism

October 29, 2013

Today's guest post was written by Tanya Barrett, Senior Vice President, 2-1-1 Health & Human Services of United Way of CT. Talking about he alth equity and addressing the enormity of the barriers to … More »

Forum: Access and Equity: Can We Get Affordable Care to All of Connecticut?

October 28, 2013

CT Health partners with WNPR to Present a Health Equity Forum: “Access and Equity: Can We Get Affordable Care to All of Connecticut?” Thursday, November 7 from 5 - 7 p.m. WNPR, 1049 … More »

I Came for the Data, But Stayed Because of the Stories

October 25, 2013

Data and numbers. That’s strictly what I thought I was getting into when I started as one of the evaluators for the Connecticut Health Foundation’s (CT Health) Children’s Mental Health (CMH) Initiative … More »

Seizing the ACA Opportunity: Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition

October 21, 2013

Senior program officer Yolanda Caldera-Durant and BCAC Executive Director Mary Pat C. Healy. "Having access to healthcare has an incredibly positive impact on children and families," says Mary Pat C. Healy, … More »

Applying for Health Insurance Shouldn’t be this Hard: Why People of Color Need “No Wrong Door”

October 11, 2013

Today's post was written by Jenn Whinnem, communications officer at the Connecticut Health Foundation. This morning I read Arielle Levin Becker’s piece for the CT Mirror (grantee), “ 7 things to … More »

In the News: Our Media Event Featuring Dr. Joycelyn Elders, Suzanne Bohan, and Larry Tye

October 9, 2013

Two weeks ago, the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) hosted an event on the topic of health equity and what part of the health equity spectrum we're working on. The event was conceived in response to … More »