Colorado Health Foundation
News: The Colorado Health Foundation announced that Erin Brown will take the helm as Vice President of Community Investment and Impact beginning July 6. Brown currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff and First Chief Equity Officer for Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, and established the City of Denver’s Racial and Social Justice Framework.
“Erin brings an in-depth knowledge of equity, leadership and coaching, and has extensive management and operations experience,” said Amy Latham, Chief Impact Officer. “I look forward to working with her to accelerate our progress toward advancing health equity in Colorado.”
Previously, Erin served as Deputy Director of Denver Parks and Recreation, Director of Resident Services for Kappa Management, Vice President of Programs and Development for the Urban League of Metropolitan Denver, and Executive Director of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver.
“As someone who grew up in southern Colorado, I understand that communities in Colorado are distinctly unique and share a common thread for thriving in a society free of the social barriers and injustices that prevent us from truly achieving life. ‘health equity,” Brown said. “I have an unwavering passion for working in partnership with communities to address issues that impact their health and well-being. The Colorado Health Foundation’s mission is responsive and inclusive, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work to bring health within the reach of all Coloradans.
About the organization: The Colorado Health Foundation engages locally in communities across the state with a focus on achieving health equity in Colorado.