A powerful partnership between CU Medicine and the vibrant Aurora community.

Welcome to Aurora Wellness Community

Building health, wealth, and well-being for Colorado residents who live in zip codes 80010, 80011, and 80012.

Dedicated to Building a Healthier,
More Equitable Future

Our vision is rooted in the belief that health is not solely determined by medical care, but by the environments and opportunities we offer our community members. At AWC, we envision a future where access to stable employment, affordable housing, nutritious food, education, and quality healthcare is accessible to everyone.

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Welcome to a Thriving Future for Aurora

Centered on Humans, Focused on Impact

We center humans in every aspect of our work, embracing diverse perspectives to drive positive impact. By addressing SDOH and promoting access to stable employment, affordable housing, nutritious food, education, and quality healthcare, we strive to uplift the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

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AWC White Paper

Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Aurora, Colorado

This report summarizes the results of an interdisciplinary research project aimed at
understanding the social determinants of health and health disparities in Aurora, Colorado.

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Empowering the Community through Collaboration

The best solutions come from community.

AWC actively engages with Aurora residents, listening to their voices and aspirations. By building power through meaningful partnerships, we empower our community to shape its future. Together, we create a safe and inclusive space where everyone's story matters.

Community Workshops

Community Surveys

Community Interviews

Events List

Upcoming Events

Why SDOH Matter to the City of Aurora and AWC

SDOH play a pivotal role in determining the well-being of individuals and communities.

Health is not solely determined by medical care; it is connected to social and economic factors that shape our daily lives. At AWC, we believe in a future where health, wealth, and well-being intertwine to create a thriving community. Our mission is to build a healthier and more equitable Aurora, Colorado, by addressing the critical social determinants of health (SDOH) that shape the lives of Aurora’s residents.

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We’re hiring!

Meet our Team

Our philosophy is simple — hire a team of diverse, passionate people and foster a culture that empowers you to do your best work.
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Lisa Neal-Graves,
Chief Executive Officer
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Anne Fuhlbrigge
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Griselda Jackson-Peña
Engagement Strategist
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Maureen Maycheco
Communications Strategist
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