Dear friends, It is with mixed emotions that I share the news that I’ll be leaving my position as executive director of P4HC at the end of June to spend more time with two excellent dudes: my husband Jesse and 15-month old Coltrane. However, it is with great excitement that I share the news that [...]
There’s been a lot of Starship around our office lately. We want to share. Turn up the volume, get out of your chair and take a dance break. Click on this link for a trip back to 1985: We Built This City (The obesity rate was three times less, but the hair was three times [...]
At P4HC, we bring the community’s voice to the table. We understand that in order to transform neighborhoods, neighbors will be in charge. So we’ve developed a process of neighborhood assessment & engagement that empowers communities members to identifying the most important issues that relate to healthy neighborhoods. They decide what they want to tackle [...]
This week, we broke ground on our community garden in the backyard of our office in Commerce City. Los Valientes Garden represents an innovative partnership of P4HC, Tri-County Health Department, Community Enterprise, SALUD Family Health Center, the City of Commerce City and Lester Arnold High School in Adams 14 School District. We’re transforming the space [...]
And not the public health variety. Pure Brand Communication is looking for geeks of the creative kind. As you know, P4HC & Community Enterprise (CE) have thrown our hat in the ring for Pure Good Works 2011, an opportunity to win $75,000 in creative services from Pure Brand Communication. If you’re a creative and you’d [...]
Help Community Enterprise & P4HC win the Pure Good Works grant. It’s up to you.
A lot of our work revolves around what we eat and how we play. We think of our teams as lovely (sometimes dysfunctional) families: eating together at the dinner table and playing together in the backyard sandbox. At the family dinner table, we know that everyone doesn’t always see eye to eye. So at our dinner table, everyone has an equal voice. And when we’re finished, everyone knows how to play together happily in the sandbox – totally unsupervised.
Did you know that Commerce City is a Let’s Move City? The City of Commerce City was selected by the Department of Health and Human Services to host the 1st annual celebration for First Lady Obama’s Let’s Move initiative to end childhood obesity this Saturday. Commerce City Celebrates the Colorado Rapids & Let’s Move Saturday, [...]
Hopefully, the Surgeon General’s forthcoming call to action will help moms and their networks of support understand why breastfeeding and infant-centered feeding practices are crucial and how they will keep our kids healthier for a lifetime.
Around P4HC, we are eagerly anticipating Surgeon General Regina Benjamin’s call to action to support breastfeeding. Her announcement will explain steps to family members, communities, health care professionals and employers to make breastfeeding an easy choice for mothers…