Recap: 6th Annual Community Begins at Home Breakfast

Categories: Events, General

May 18, 2022  YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s Project HELP hosted its 6th Annual Community Begins at Home Breakfast. More than 230 attendees joined the event, which Nicole Robinson, the YWCA’s new CEO, kicked off with the following statement:   “As you might have noticed – we’ve launched a new brand for this work. We’ve changed from Project …

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Healing and Success: The Story of Lichen Sclerosus Support Network (LSSN)

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Kathy Ruiz-Carter, Lauren Connelly and Jaclyn Lanthier met online looking for a support group for people diagnosed with a rare, incurable progressive inflammatory skin condition called Lichen Sclerosus. Recognizing there was a lapse in support and awareness of Lichen Sclerosus, their goals evolved to create a community of supporters and medical professionals, and to raise …

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Looking Back: YWomen Grow Urban Farm’s Family Fun Farm Day

Categories: General

On Friday, May 13th, summer fun arrived at Chicago’s South Side. Students and community members surrounded Emmett Louis Till Math and Science Academy (6543 S Champlain Ave, Chicago, IL 60637) as they celebrated YWomen Grow Urban Farm’s new greenhouse and deck funded by South East Chicago Commission (SECC). The greenery of the garden was the …

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KIDS COUNT: Data Center Training Video Series

Categories: General, Policy & Advocacy

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What is a Community Health Navigator?

Categories: General
Community Health Navigators are your partners in the community. They are here to provide COVID-19 guidance and to help local communities thrive. Community Health Navigators can help you by: Providing COVID-19 education and support in getting a vaccination scheduled Connecting you to health resources including finding a doctor or mental health needs Arranging transportation to …

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