Why our work matters
When we work together to invest in health, we build a more prosperous and vibrant community.
“[When] I was involved with the ATOD coalition, we made a postcard to send out to kids so they weren’t driving and drinking. Kids would come up to me and tell me that it had a big impact on them and their choices. That meant a lot to me.”— Emma Dallas, 2018 youth intern
“I don’t know any other organization that has the toolbox to handle this coalition work in our community and the ability to evaluate if our efforts and processes are working. ”— Amy Tait, Housing Coalition Member
“Get Outdoors Leadville! has been a successful, collaborative endeavor because of the terrific facilitation of Lake County Build a Generation, which was able to guide such a large community planning group toward a unified direction. ”— Cisco Tharpe, former Healthy Kids Director, Get Outdoors Leadville
Urban Institute: Lake County in the News
Lake County Build a Generation is excited to share “Eviction Prevention and Diversion Programs: Early Lessons from the Pandemic” from the Urban Institute, which includes recognition of Lake County’s response
HEA Summit Series Recap
Last fall, the Health Equity Advocacy (HEA) Cohort sponsored a Summit Series that included 11 webinars on the themes of advancing policy, healing towards action and changing the narrative. The
$25,000 Culture of Health Prize Awarded to St. George Mobile Food Pantry and Community Kitchen Projects
Lake County Build a Generation and the Lake County Youth Master Plan/Health Equity Steering Committee announce that the $25,000 Culture of Health prize funds from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Take our free online Financial Fitness Classes!
Do you want to learn the basics of managing your personal finances? Come to Financial Fitness, a FREE, two-part, online financial education course taking place in June for Lake County
Coalition Highlight: Youth Coalition – Lifting up Youth Mental Health
The Lake County Youth Coalition is continuing to increase awareness around substance abuse and mental health. Their mission is to advance the health and well-being of young people of today
We’re hiring Community Connectors for Vaccine Equity!
WE’RE HIRING! Lake County Build a Generation is seeking community connectors to assist with the outreach and education phase of the Lake County Vaccine Equity Project in May through December
Coalition Highlight: Childcare Coalition – LCBAG and partners take on childcare
As parents in our community know all too well, Lake County currently has no licensed child care for children under three years old. During the 2020 Health and Happiness Project, Lake
Thank You to Donna Lee
We want to send out a huge thank you to our board member Donna Lee for the amazing sense of humor she brought to fundraising for LCBAG. Donna Lee has been crocheting