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We're hosting a Chicago Health Justice Forum about housing equity on Thurs. 2/25, 4pm CST!



Health & Medicine is a Chicago-based non-profit working to improve the health of all people in Illinois by promoting health equity.

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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” – Martin Luther King, Jr. As I read through hundreds of powerful MLK Jr. quotes recently, this one stood out to me as perfect for our times. This sentiment is true always, but right now, this moment demands that we speak […]

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Register for the Chicago Health Justice Forum about Housing Equity and Just Cause for Evictions Thurs. 2/25!

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No Cops in Schools – Madison Hammett

We demand racial justice and safety for all Black and Latino CPS students, and Chicagoans of all ages. This vision can only be achieved through the removal of police from schools, and investment in healing-centered and trauma-informed services.

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From working to support the next generation of healthcare professionals to protecting the safety net and addressing the impact of childhood trauma, across our programs we improve public health and challenge inequities.

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Health & Medicine is the region’s honest broker on health policy matters trusted by policymakers, advocates, and community members alike. We conduct research, educate, and collaborate with other groups to advocate policies and impact health systems.

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Improve health in Chicago. Apply for the Schweitzer Fellowship. Learn more and apply by February 1, 2022.

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