Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #22


“Can we build a coalition of mental health practitioners on behalf of the wellbeing of immigrant communities?” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 22 Topic: Immigrant mental health Maria J. Ferrera, PhD, LCSW Associate Professor DePaul University, Department of Social Work Read the interview. Be sure to check out more of our Voices … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #22

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #21


How do we support the network or the ecology of that family in ways that allow it to be mutually reinforcing, rather than to be in mortal conflict? Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 21 Topic: Low-income father involvement, engagement and capacity building​ Kirk E. Harris, PhD Co-Founder, Co-Designer & CEO, Fathers, Families … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #21

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #20


“Well, maybe research needs to change how it thinks about communities.” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 20 Topics: Community-engaged research (CEnR), community-based participatory research (CBPR), community academic partnerships​ Jen Brown, MPH Director, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities Northwestern University Center for Community Health Northwestern University Institute for Public Health and Medicine … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #20

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #19


“We ourselves are part of the solutions and not dependent on outsiders coming in and testing things out with us.” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 19 Topic: Latino community organization and engagement​ Fanny Diego Alvarez, MSW Associate Director Enlace Read the interview. Be sure to check out more of our Voices of … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #19

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #18


“…it’s really helpful to have someone on your side.” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 18 Topic: Breast cancer policy, advocacy, and navigation​ Ariel J. Thomas, MS Health Policy/Advocacy and Research Coordinator Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force Read the interview. Be sure to check out more of our Voices of Health Equity … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #18

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #17


“…sound policy is for the people and by the people. Sound policy is policy that is very much informed by the community and its development is influenced by community advocacy.” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 17 Topic: Community outreach​ Juana Ballesteros, RN, MPH Community Public Health Outreach Manager Illinois Department of Public … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #17