Lack of Access to Medication


By Margaret Harris What health inequality do you see as a big issue in your community? A health inequality I see as a major issue in my community is the accessibility to medication. As a pharmacy technician in one of Englewood’s few pharmacies, there is not one shift where I do not have to turn … Continue reading Lack of Access to Medication

Not All Heroes Need to Be White


By Ethan Pineda Imagine that right now you are currently a 53-year-old woman who was admitted to the hospital overnight. You spent the entire night in severe pain and in deep confusion as to what is wrong with you. When the doctors and nurses finally come to visit you in the morning, you realize then … Continue reading Not All Heroes Need to Be White

Immigrant and Refugee Community Health: Current Issues in Practice, Policy and Advocacy


Please join us for a conversation around engaging best practices with immigrants and refugees and integrating advocacy and policy perspectives on Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30pm. Panel Members include: Nancy Gavilanes, MSW, Director, Immigration and Naturalization Services, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago Elmida Kulovic, MSW, Director, Refugee Resettlement Program, Catholic Charities of the … Continue reading Immigrant and Refugee Community Health: Current Issues in Practice, Policy and Advocacy

An evening with Rev. angel Kyodo williams: February 18


Join us for an evening with Rev. angel Kyodo williams, as part of our Healing Justice Dialogue Series. Reverend angel Kyodo Williams has been bridging the worlds of personal transformation and justice since the publication of her critically-acclaimed book, Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace, which was hailed as “an … Continue reading An evening with Rev. angel Kyodo williams: February 18