Offers guidelines and best practices to help health providers create a welcoming environment for everyone – particularly immigrant families facing a volatile political climate — in every healthcare institution in Illinois.
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.
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.
For more information see:
Adults, Listen Up by Umi Grigsby
#slowchathealth a global blog for #healthed teachers
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.
Take a closer look at our grantmaking for FY17, including details about our grantees and the demographics of the medically underserved populations they reach, and some of the lessons we learned through our funding partnerships.
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.