News & Media

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 […]

The Jonathan Merage Foundation Partners with the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

Oct 17 2017

The Jonathan Merage Foundation proudly sponsored the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The event took place in Denver from October 5th-15th and featured the housing designs of 11 collegiate teams. The sponsorship supported the collegiate teams who participated in the housing competition, challenging each DOE Solar Decathlon team to design and build a full-sized, […]