Co-Sponsored by the Center for Community Health Equity (CCHE) and the Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-Based Service Learning. CCHE and The Steans Center request support for health equity research that engages a community partner in identifying solution-focused strategies to health inequities. This program, co-sponsored by the CCHE and the Steans Center, will award one … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Health Equity-Focused, Community-Engaged Research Fellowship
Please join us for the 13th annual Health Equity & Social Justice Conference hosted by DePaul University’s Master of Public Health Program and the Center for Community Health Equity. The goal of this year’s conference is to bring together community voices, share best practices, and provide a forum for organizations in the Chicagoland area to … Continue reading Registration for HESJ 2020 is Now Open!
Since 2017, the Chicago Gun Violence Research Collaborative Fellowship Program has supported graduate students who want to positively affect change that reduces gun violence. This year, the fellowship will run from October – February and be facilitated via distance technology. The fellowship is open to graduate students who: Come from an academic background related to … Continue reading DePaul/Sinai Chicago Gun Violence Research Collaborative: Call for Student Fellows
TACTS By Bukola Rinola It was a regular school day in my seventh/eighth period class. Having this class for 2 consecutive periods can definitely be repetitive at times. But this time it was a little bit different, we had visitors. In high school, visitors to us mainly meant being on your best behavior so that … Continue reading TACTS
Manganese Destiny: My Poisoned Neighborhood and How Unity Can Heal By Valerie Alvarez In the colorful community of the East Side, where most houses look the same and children grow up surrounded by community, culture, and contamination, the health of all residents is in peril. The southeast side of Chicago wasn’t always inhabited by local … Continue reading Manganese Destiny: My Poisoned Neighborhood and How Unity Can Heal