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Mental Health Advocate M. Fred Friedman, J.D.Selected for 2015 Schweitzer Leadership Award

The Schweitzer Leadership Award honors an individual who has done significant work to mitigate the social determinants of health in their community, and whose commitment to service has influenced and inspired others. This year, we are pleased to honor M. Fred Friedman, J.D. Mr. Friedman is the co-founder and chief organizer of Next Steps NFP, a nonprofit organization that works to ensure that people with lived experience of homelessness, mental illness, substance use, or addiction are active leaders in the development and implementation of healthcare, housing, and social policies at the state and local levels.

The Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows Program and Health & Medicine invite you to join us in celebrating Mr. Friedman and his inspiring work at our award event on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Loyola University. For more details and to RSVP, click here.