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Social Vulnerability and Racial Inequality in COVID-19 Deaths in Chicago

By: Drs. Sage Kim & Wendy Bostwick Abstract Although the current COVID-19 crisis is felt globally, at the local level, COVID-19 has disproportionately affected poor, highly segregated African American communities […]

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CHICAGO CBO COVID-19 NEEDS ASSESSMENT

On April 10th, 2020, in conjunction with the Center for Health Equity Research Chicago (CHER) we launched a brief, community-based needs assessment, meant to capture the organizational and client needs […]

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Chicago Artists Andy Bellomo and Sandra Antongiorgi Virtually Unveil New Mural Honoring LGBTQ Community

“REBIRTH”, second mural in new series, features Sky Cubacub, artist who creates gender non-conforming wearables and accessories for people on the full spectrum of gender, size and ability. CHICAGO, IL –Chicago […]

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Jails and prisons could become coronavirus disaster Sun Times

We must act quickly. We urge officials to promptly release detainees who can be released safely, balancing the risk of possible new crimes against the likelihood that jails and prisons […]

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City of Chicago Coronavirus Response and Resources

How to determine if you need testing Question 1: Are you having symptoms like fever, cough, or difficulty breathing? If YES: Please answer Question #2. If NO: Testing is not […]

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RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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COVID-19 Resources

Below you will find resources put together by West Side United. Please share!

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Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaching – Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos

SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Register today for the inaugural Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference on Feb. 26-28, 2020, in historic and culturally dynamic San Antonio, led by Dr. Amelie Ramirez, a cancer […]

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Community Outreach and Engagement- Nicole Gastala

UI Health Neuropsychiatric Institute 912 S. Wood December 10, 2019 12:00-1:00pm

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IRRPP and co-sponsors for their upcoming Lunchtime Lecture

Please join IRRPP and co-sponsors for their upcoming Lunchtime Lecture event which will feature the engaged research on community health that Yamile Molina (Community Health Sciences), Sarah Abboud (Women, Children […]

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