May 30, 2013
This year, the Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows Program seeks to honor a local individual whose life example has significantly mitigated the social determinants of health in his/her community, and whose commitment to service has influenced and inspired others, with the Schweitzer Leadership Award. Anyone may submit a nomination, and nominees do not have to be Fellows, Fellows for Life, or have had any previous involvement with the Schweitzer Fellowship. Know someone you’d like to see recognized? Please review the attached flier for information about how to submit nominations. Deadline for nominations is July 1st.
May 23, 2013
HMPRG is excited to announce the recipients of the 2013-14 Chicago Schweitzer Fellowship. Thirty-two students from a wide variety of schools and disciplines and dedicated to social justice and health equity were selected to design and lead innovative projects that will help under-resourced communities improve their health and well-being. Each Fellow will contribute at least 200 hours of direct service within the next year.
May 13, 2013
New on-line tool, "Visualizing Health Care Reform" launched by Health and Disability Advocates shows the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act by region in Illinois broken down by income, race/ethnicity, age, gender, veteran status, disability status and undocumented non-citizen data.