TACTS


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 


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 

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)