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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.

Schweitzer Celebration Of Service 2019

Apr 17, 2019

The Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows Program and Health & Medicine Policy Research Group cordially invite you to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2018-19 Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows on April 27, 2019.

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

Mar 28, 2019

The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative’s next free webinar will take place Thursday, March 28th at 11 AM. Join Andrea Bushala from the Theraplay Institute as she discusses the role of everyday play in preventing and responding to trauma, as well as how Theraplay has utilized this practice in numerous settings.

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.