Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Academy Leader Spotlight: Nichelle A. Mullins

Today’s post spotlights Nichelle A. Mullins, President and CEO of Charter Oak Health Center and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. As a native of Hartford and an attorney by trade, Nichelle has been a strong advocate for children's legal and education … more >

March 6, 2017

Academy Leader Spotlight: Nancy Boone

Today’s post spotlights Nancy Boone, the Director of the Connecticut Alliance for Basic Human Needs (CABHN) and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. We caught up with Nancy to ask her to reflect on her reasons for joining this inaugural class of health … more >

February 27, 2017

(Primary) Care…No Matter What.

Today's blog post comes from one of our grantees and longtime partners, Susan Lloyd Yolen, Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England. Recently, a new patient was diagnosed with anxiety and high blood pressure at Planned Parenthood of Southern New … more >

January 24, 2017

Keep Calm and Carry On

Today's blog post comes from Pat Baker, President and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation on the post-election health care landscape. The recent election has the potential of having a significant impact on healthcare and health spending. The language occupying the news most often centers on … more >

November 23, 2016

Town by Town HUSKY data -- Covering CT 2016

Election day is November 8t h, 2016 this year. It's a general election year and 111 of our 151 state House members and 32 of our 36 state Senators face opposition from a major party. We thought that this was a good time to put together the facts about health coverage in Connecticut and provide the … more >

October 27, 2016