Colorado Community Center Collaborative, Colorado Springs, CO (Cohort 2 - 2013)

Team Members

  • Barbara Joyce
  • Brian Kates
  • Kelley Christians
  • Mia Ramirez
  • Emily Epstein

Team Overview

The project aims to work with community centers to improve the overall health and wellbeing of children under 18 through activities such as education, increased physical activity, healthy eating, psycho-social support, and academic counseling. The long-term goals are to decrease Body Mass Index scores, teen pregnancy rates, and substance abuse and arrests among youth, while increasing civic engagement and graduation rates.