Healthcare in Chicago: An Immigrant’s Perspective


I was born in Ecuador, but the past 14 years of my life have been spent in the Northwest Chicago neighborhoods of Albany Park, Kilbourn Park, Belmont Cragin, and Jefferson Park. Overall, my personal accounts of health inequities in my community are limited. I have been fortunate enough to have parents who, although setback by … Continue reading Healthcare in Chicago: An Immigrant’s Perspective

Growing up in East Garfield Park


I am 17 years old and I’ve lived in the East Garfield Park area for five years. Based on Chicago Health Atlas studies, there is an extremely low number of Child Opportunity index. Which I have experienced. Since, I turned 16 years old and I was legally able to get a job there weren’t any … Continue reading Growing up in East Garfield Park