Jason Vitello is the Behavioral Health Coordinator at Denver Public Health, The Director of Health Equity for the Colorado Public Health Association, a facilitator of the Family Leadership Training Institute in Denver Five Points and Montbello, a member of the East5ide Unified Leadership Council and an adjunct professor and member of the Advisory Council on Racial Diversity at the University of Denver. He is also a speaker on issues related to social justice, inclusivity, adversity and resilience, strategic partnerships, collective impact, mental health, father engagement and conscious masculinity.
As a social worker and therapist he has provided advocacy, mentorship, case management and clinical services to specialized and general populations. Jason has performed these interventions at the individual, family, community and population levels in multiple settings from small non-profits to county and federal level systems. It should be noted that before he was ever a provider of human services or family assistance - he was a recipient of them.
His ultimate interest is in the betterment of the human condition through fierce compassion, difficult conversations, collaboration across struggles, the peaceful obliteration of structural inequalities and comprehensive paradigm transformation.