We envision a Connecticut where everyone—regardless of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status—can achieve optimal health. To make this a reality, we focus on four areas that are critical to ensuring that the next generation will not face the same persistent racial and ethnic health disparities.
Change comes from many different approaches. It can be through a grant that identifies a new way to deliver care, policy research that identifies a solution to a pressing problem, or leadership that fosters change.
Our publications are focused on identifying solutions to complex problems. Browse our library to discover research and commentary that are changing systems in Connecticut and across the country.
Inequities are a huge part of the story of health care in Connecticut. We strive to be a key resource in helping people understand and explore the complex health care system, the disparities that exist, and potential solutions.
We focus on improving health outcomes for people of color and assuring that all Connecticut residents have access to affordable and high-quality care. Through public policy, grantmaking, and leadership development, we work to make lasting changes that improve lives.
Change comes from many different approaches. It can be through a grant that identifies a new way to deliver care, policy research that finds a solution to a pressing problem, or leadership that fosters change.
We bring credible research and analysis to policymakers, participate in coalitions and collaborations, and serve on work groups.
We fund strategically. That includes projects with the potential to create widespread change, advocacy work that advances health equity, and grants that ensure communities most affected by policy issues have a voice at the table.
We support advocacy efforts to elevate the voices of those most affected by inequities and ensure that leaders understand the critical issues.
Our work aims to create enduring, systemwide change. That's because real change doesn't help just one person — it helps thousands. And it doesn't just solve problems today — it improves health outcomes for future generations.