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Save the Date! 2019 HMPRG Awards Gala

Sep 27, 2019

This our moment...Join us on September 27 at the Chicago Cultural Center as we honor those in our community daring to imagine a more equitable future.

Webinar — Segregation Stress Syndrome: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin

May 29, 2019

Join the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative on Wednesday May 29th, 10:00-11:30am for this important webinar with sociologist Dr. Ruth Thompson-Miller to discuss the enduring traumatic legacy of Jim Crow and how this trauma is reflected in the United States today. Dr. Thompson-Miller will discuss her idea of “Segregation Stress Syndrome”–the chronic, enduring, and extremely painful […]

Schweitzer Celebration Of Service 2019

Apr 17, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, The Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows Program and Health & Medicine hosted our annual Celebration of Service event, honoring the accomplishments of the 2018-19 Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows.

Webinar – The Power of Play: Theraplay’s Approach to Trauma-Informed Intervention

Mar 28, 2019

On Thursday, March 28th, the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative hosted a free webinar with Andrea Bushala from the Theraplay Institute.

Webinar: Creating School-Health-Community Partnerships to Improve the Lives of Children

Feb 21, 2019

The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative will host a free webinar on Wednesday, February 21st at 10 AM with Partnership for Resilience’s Andrea Ortez. Andrea is the Southland Partnership Organizer with Partnership for Resilience, and will be discussing how the Partnership for Resilience, originally known as the “Southland Education and Health Initiative,” is working with teachers, administrators, and health care professionals to meet the needs of students in Illinois schools impacted by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

Toward Healthcare for All: The Opportunity to Act Now

Jan 26, 2019

On Saturday, January 26 at SEIU Healthcare IL, over 100 activists, community members, health professionals, and others interested in healthcare access and health equity came together to learn, connect with others working to expand health insurance coverage, and explore how to work toward healthcare for all in our state and the nation.