Black Public Health in the Era of Covid-19: A Conversation with Dr. Uché Blackstock


The Center for Black Diaspora presents a virtual Zoom event on Black Public Health in the Era of Covid-19: A Conversation with Dr. Uché Blackstock. Dr. Blackstock’s passion for equity and justice in health and society stem from her mother’s enduring legacy. It also comes from her decade of experience in clinical practice where she … Continue reading Black Public Health in the Era of Covid-19: A Conversation with Dr. Uché Blackstock

Auburn Gresham COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall


The Office of Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation invite you join a COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for residents living in or near Auburn Gresham. Date and Time Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:30am Location Facebook Live: Auburn Gresham Development Corporation’s Facebook page Phone-In: 312-535-8110 (Access Code: 964 351 919)

Taking Risks to Achieve Equity featuring Dr. Fernando De Maio and Dr. Raj Shah


Fernando De Maio, PhD serves as the Co-Director of the Center for Community Health Equity, a collaboration between DePaul University and Rush University.  Dr. De Maio is a sociologist specializing in the social determinants of health.  Much of his work has revolved around the “income inequality hypothesis”, an idea that suggests that our health is … Continue reading Taking Risks to Achieve Equity featuring Dr. Fernando De Maio and Dr. Raj Shah

Facilitating Collective Impact: Building the Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health


The Chicago-based Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health (CIMH) aims to foster a collaborative, community-based and research-informed initiative that is a partnership between individuals regardless of immigration status, mental health practitioners, community organizers, researchers, advocates, and allies. As Co-Founder of CIMH, Dr. Ferrera will discuss the impetus of its formation and the ways in which the … Continue reading Facilitating Collective Impact: Building the Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health