Stories with tag: "Health Equity"


Giving Tuesday Feeds More Than 1,000 People

Donations to One Box, One Community delivered nutritious food to families in need during the holidays

One Box Recap 2021

Live Healthy Chicago Community Grants Available to Chicago Nonprofits Addressing COVID-19

The collective seeks to distribute $2.9 million in community-based grants over the next two years

West Side Food Pantry
Pregnancy & Childbirth

Study Seeks to Reduce Barriers to Breastfeeding Premature Babies

Aloka Patel, MD, is part of a team leading a controlled trial to test effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of intervention to increase breastfeeding in premature infants.
Aloka Patel

Grant to Provide Support to Minority and Low-Income Breast Cancer Patients at Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center

Susan G. Komen® Chicago recently awarded nearly $50,000

Rush News Article

Uniéndose para tomar medidas contra el racismo sistémico

Una carta de 36 hospitales y centros de salud que se comprometen a trabajar para mejorar la equidad en salud en toda la ciudad, centrándose en los vecindarios vulnerables de Chicago

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Chicago Health Care Organizations Band Together To Take Action on Systemic Racism

36 hospitals, health centers pledge to work to improve health equity across the city, focusing on vulnerable neighborhoods

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Coming Together to Take Action on Systemic Racism

Racism is a public health crisis

Juneteenth Voices Story

Rush Community Command Center Ensures Most Vulnerable Don’t Get Overlooked

Rush's West Side neighborhoods include some who are at the greatest risk for COVID-19. To ensure these communities don't fall through the cracks during this health crisis, departments across the Rush system created a Community Command Center.


Helping Our Most Vulnerable Neighbors

Rush Medical College students partner with homeless services provider Franciscan Outreach to offer COVID-19 screening and support


$5 Million Oprah Winfrey Grant Accelerates Rush, Chicago COVID-19 Prevention Efforts on West, South Sides

This donation will accelerate efforts to decrease COVID-19 death rates in Chicago’s black and Latino communities

Oprah Winfrey