Shaking the Foundation - Blog

5 Facts about our Community Events Sponsorship Program

Today's post is by Elizabeth Krause, VP of policy and communications 1. We Have a Community Events Sponsorship Program For many years, the Connecticut Health Foundation has maintained a community sponsorship program run out of our communications department. Perhaps you have seen our logo or heard us … more >

May 9, 2016

Crosspost: Here we go again…Deeper Medicaid/HUSKY cuts proposed to balance budget

Today's post is by guest contributor, Rosana Garcia, policy associate at the Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut Nope, you don’t have deja vu. Like last year , Medicaid (HUSKY) is threatened by cuts as policymakers try to balance CT’s budget. There are new proposed cuts to … more >

April 21, 2016

Why Health Equity Matters to our New Program Officer

Today's post is by Garrick Wong, program officer After packing dozens of moving boxes, saying farewell to friends and family, and making the 3,000 mile journey from Silicon Valley to Hartford with wife and baby in tow, I’m excited to be joining the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) and … more >

March 29, 2016

Findings from the 10-Year Evaluation of Our Health Leadership Fellows Program

TODAY’S POST IS BY JOHANNA MORARIU, DIRECTOR, AND KATHERINE HAUGH, RESEARCH ASSISTANT, AT INNOVATION NETWORK , AND BY YOLANDA CALDERA-DURANT, SR. PROGRAM OFFICER, AT CT HEALTH BACKGROUND (by Yolanda): In late 2014 the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) commissioned an in-depth … more >

March 7, 2016

TBT: Public Stories, Private Pain, and the State Budget

This evening, the Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly will hold a public hearing on the governor's proposed human services budget, which includes many health and human service programs that are part of the safety net and important to health equity. So it is fitting to re-post this … more >

February 11, 2016