The plan details a hopeful and achievable path toward virtually eliminating new HIV transmissions and improving overall health care access in Illinois, ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in our state by 2030.
Earlier this month VNA received the 2019 Impact Award from the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. When accepting the award for VNA, Dr. Arlene Miller, Board Chair, stated that,
“We view grantmaking as partnership, a collaboration between two parties who may bring different resources to the table but who share a common goal. All partnerships work best when they are characterized by trust, openness and progress, and by all these measures AFC shines.”
This guide features tips and suggestions directly from teens on how to better support them by “listening up.” Included are essays detailing their experiences talking to adults about relationships, challenges leaving abusive relationships, and suggestions on how adults can best guide helpful conversations.
ILCHF partnered with Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry to implement a dental workforce pipeline project, with the goal to increase the number of oral health professionals who intend to serve children in underserved areas of Illinois. The evaluation of this eight-year study, conducted by researchers at Loyola University at Chicago Center for Urban Research and Learning, captures key learnings related to dental workforce development strategies.
The FIRST Fund was developed in response to the 2017 report, Connecting to Safety and Stability: Domestic Violence Needs Assessment of Chicago, produced by the Heartland Alliance Social IMPACT Research Center. The fund was launched in May, 2018.
The APHA Public Health Funder Network is sponsoring 6 sessions, each highlighting funder and community partnerships. We will also hold a business meeting for those who want to learn more and become involved, and Blue Shield of California Foundation is hosting a social hour open to anyone who would like to network and engage in cross-sector dialog.
Supported by the VNA Foundation, Young Invincibles / YI Advisors designed and built StreetLight Chicago in partnership with the Chicago Coalition for Homeless.
Launched in 2002, The Sinai Community Health Survey is the largest community-driven health survey ever to be conducted in Chicago. The purpose of the Sinai Survey is to document the health status of selected community areas in Chicago; understand the social factors associated with health-related behaviors, service utilization, and outcomes; and use the findings to develop public health interventions and policies to address health inequities.