Our office works in collaboration with the City of Aurora’s government offices, residents of North Aurora, and community organizations to provide programs and initiatives that align with community priorities and address Social Determinants of Health.
The CU Anschutz Medical Campus is located in the heart of Colorado's most diverse community, with over 150 languages spoken in Aurora Public Schools. North Aurora serves as a gateway for many immigrants and refugees coming to live in Colorado, and is also one of the most economically challenged and underserved communities in the state, accompanied by high rates of health disparities. However, the location of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in the midst of this community presents a wealth of opportunities to build and maintain partnerships that improve the wellbeing of residents in North Aurora. To that end, our community engagement efforts will prioritize the neighborhoods surrounding the campus, building trust and relationships that result in mutually beneficial outcomes.
There are many ways to enjoy the rich cultural diversity of North Aurora while supporting the local economy and community organizations:
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