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Promoting Love Without Boundaries

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Seed Grants Due 03/07 11:59pm CST

Reminder that our Community Seed Grants are due Thursday, March 7th 11:59PM CST. Full proposal: http://www.cherchicago.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/CHERchicago_CEDC_2019_CommunitySeedGrant.pdf Informational Webinar: https://zoom.us/recording/play/q1Qg7RXk5gXKEGIr4Zd2naGYogD6a3b0ivE25cpm-smdKQCgIZIBlZauypsRqiuc Please submit your applications to cherchicago@uic.edu

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Seed Grant

2019-2020 Seed Grant Awardees Sisters Working It Out Structural Violence within this country’s institutions result in unnecessary deaths of thousands in communities of color each year. For decades, researchers have documented persistent and growing racial disparities in morbidity and mortality as a result of structural violence.   Sisters Working It Out (SWIO) is a 501c3 nonprofit […]

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Pilot Project Program

2019-2020 Pilot Project Awardees Jyotsna S. Jagai, MS, MPH, PhD and Molly Scannell Bryan, MPP, PhD Breast cancer risk: The intersection of structural violence, environmental inequalities, and family history Project Description: Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American women, and women of color bear a disproportionate burden of breast cancer morbidity and mortality. Breast […]

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Advancing Minority Health Research

AMJ PUBLIC HEALTH Editors Luisa Borrell & Roger Vaughan ,”NEW METHODS TO ADVANCE MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITY RESEARCH “. To read manual please click on the link below. https://ajph.aphapublications.org/toc/ajph/109/S1

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Distinguished Lecturer

Debra Furr-Holden will be presenting on ” The Future of Behavioral Health Equity Research” February 19 from 12:00pm-1:00pm at the Auditorium Rm 109 in the School of Public Health.

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Seeking Coalition Members

COALITION ON POST-INCARCERATION HEALTH Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago Health Disparities Center, in partnership with Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare and the Safer Foundation, are forming a coalition to prioritize the healthcare needs of African Americans with mental illness who are transitioning from incarceration.  The coalition, funded through Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, will meet […]

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Chicago Neighborhoods with High Risk of Pollution

Natural Resources Defense Council created a map of Chicago and combined the environmental and socio-demographics of Chicago neighborhoods.   If you would like to read the full article click here.    

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National Collaboration on Gun Violence

The National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research has published responses to questions about the request for proposals released January 7th. The collaborative plans to release two more sets of responses in the next two weeks. Read Responses to Questions This round of grant funding will award up to $10 million for scientific research on U.S. […]

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Free Trauma-Informed Care Learning Series

The Illinois Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA) is partnering with the National Council for Behavioral Health to provide three FREE webinars on trauma-informed care.  We want this to be available to all interested providers in Illinois.  The information on the webinars and link to register is below.  Please let me know if you have any […]

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