June 2 – Healing Journeys: Turning to Grief in Community with Misty De Berry


The Healing Justice Dialogue Series is offering a space to cultivate a communal space for healing in the context of loss and grief that so many of us and so many others have experienced this past year. Join us for Healing Journeys: Turning to Grief in Community with Misty De Berry on Wednesday, June 2 … Continue reading June 2 – Healing Journeys: Turning to Grief in Community with Misty De Berry

Chicago Humanities Festival – Health & Equity Panel


The pandemic has exacerbated inequalities that have always existed in our healthcare system. Barriers to care and higher mortality rates in communities of color stand in sharp contrast to the preferential treatment of wealthy white Americans. While it is clear that the status quo needs to change, how do we eliminate the gap in coverage … Continue reading Chicago Humanities Festival – Health & Equity Panel

Chicago Humanities Festival: Health and Equity


Save the date for the upcoming Chicago Humanities Festival!  The panel focused on Health and Equity will feature several experts, including CCHE affiliate members David Ansell and Fernando De Maio. This event will take place on May 19, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm CT.  Tickets go on sale on 4/27.  Click here for more information: … Continue reading Chicago Humanities Festival: Health and Equity

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