The Healing Justice Dialogue Series: Healing Justice, Mutual Aid, and Abolitionist Feminism


The Healing Justice Dialogue Series will be hosting its first of a series of events.  This conversation will feature Tanuja Jagernauth, a playwright and practitioner of transformative and healing justice, and Sangeetha Ravichandranis, a queer South Asian activist scholar, art therapist and  current PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the sociology … Continue reading The Healing Justice Dialogue Series: Healing Justice, Mutual Aid, and Abolitionist Feminism

DePaul/Sinai Chicago Gun Violence Research Collaborative: Call for Student Fellows


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

2020 Health Equity and Social Justice Conference: Call for Abstracts


Join us for the 13th annual Health Equity & Social Justice (HESJ) Conference! The conference will take place on Friday, November 6th, 2020. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s conference will be held virtually. We are now accepting submissions for: Skill-Building Workshops (90 minutes) Roundtable Discussions (90 minutes) Oral Presentations (20 minutes) Poster … Continue reading 2020 Health Equity and Social Justice Conference: Call for Abstracts

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