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Policy Director Testifies at Press Conference Demanding Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady Deny the Permit to General Iron

On Thursday, December 2nd, the Southeast Environmental Task Force held a press conference demanding that Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Dr. Allison Arwady, Commissioner of the CDPH, deny the permit to General Iron. Wesley Epplin, Health & Medicine Policy Director, testified as part of the leadership team for the Collaborative for Health Equity Cook County which […]

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Trusted Messengers: Year 2 Learnings of Community Health Worker Pilot in Suburban Cook County

As the Community Health Worker pilot program continues into its third year, Health & Medicine Policy Research Group and Sinai Urban Health Institute recently released the pilot’s Year 2 Outcomes report. The report summarizes the learnings and outcomes of the pilot during a significant and challenging 2020.

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