Category : Blog

Merage Foundations Partner Events

Nov 30 2017

The annual Colorado Children’s Campaign Luncheon took place on November 1st at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. The luncheon gathered over 700 of Colorado’s most influential community and business leaders, child advocates, and service providers to examine some of the most pressing issues facing Colorado’s children today. Keynote speaker, Sonia Manzano, shared her personal […]

Equitas featured in Sheriff & Deputy

Nov 13 2017

Vincent Atchity, Executive Director of Equitas, was published in the September/October issue of Sheriff & Deputy. The article is titled “Sheriffs Lead the Way: Law enforcement’s advocacy is crucial to helping people with mental and behavioral disorders be productive members of society”. Mr. Atchity explores the intersection between mental health and the justice system, stating […]

What’s Happening: ELV

Oct 31 2017

HOP Grant   Early Learning Ventures (ELV) was recently awarded a continuation grant from the Colorado Health Foundation for our Healthy Options for Preschoolers (HOP) program, allowing ELV to sustain this program for another two years. HOP promotes healthy snack options for children and families, both in the home and while at child care. These […]

What’s Happening: Equitas

Oct 27 2017

Milwaukee 53206  In preparation for the upcoming Course Corrections: Milwaukee Summit on Mental Health & Criminal Justice, Equitas hosted a screening of the 2016 film Milwaukee 53206 in south Denver. Cross-sector partners from around Colorado attended the screening, followed by an enlightening discussion about the racism and segregation within our justice system. The film documents […]