Sundari Kraft Honored with the 2017 Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: August 11, 2017

Sundari_AwardLast week, the Colorado Health Foundation honored Sundari Kraft with the 2017 Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award at the Colorado Health Symposium. This annual award program recognizes Coloradans who are finding innovative and effective strategies to overcome barriers to community health across the state.

A grassroots organizer and activist, Sundari is mobilizing fellow Coloradans to engage in informed conversations with policymakers about health. As the founder of Sustainable Food Denver and the co-chair of the Denver Sustainable Food Policy Council, Kraft successfully led a grassroots movement to pass local policies that make healthy food more accessible and affordable. She has also played a critical role in efforts around childhood vaccination in Colorado. Click through to the press release and read more about Sundari.

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