Health disparities research training opportunity

Northwestern University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program (NU-MHRT)

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Academia Health Equity Student

IDHFS Announces Equity-Centric Healthcare Transformation Plan

Department to work with legislators, community partners to build a healthcare system that better serves all Illinois residents

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Health Equity Press Releases

Advancing Racial Equity webinar focuses on Achieving Environmental Justice

The final webinar in the APHA Advancing Racial Equity series will raise awareness of the ongoing impact of environmental racism on the health and well-being of Black, Indigenous and people of color in the U.S. 

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Environmental Health APHA Webinar Health Equity

IDHS Launches Targeted COVID-19 Prevention Campaign to Help Support African American Communities in Chicago

IDHS has planned several initiatives to increase awareness of relief and aid available to Black communities across Chicago and other parts of the state that have been hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Health Equity COVID-19

APHA New Advancing Racial Equity Webinar: Housing is a Human Right

This webinar will discuss structural racism in housing.

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Health Equity APHA Webinar

Illinois State Museum to Host Social Justice in Museums Series

Thought leaders discuss how museums can cultivate cultural change and healing

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Press Releases Health Equity

Gov. Pritzker Proposes Principles to Build a More Equitable Criminal Justice System

Criminal Justice Reform Principles Aim to Modernize Criminal Code, End Cycles of Recidivism, and Increase Police Accountability

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Health Equity Press Releases

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year from September 15 to October 15. Learn abotu resources available.

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Health Equity Health Education/Promotion

How Health Departments Can Address Police Violence As a Public Health Issue

This resource includes 5 recommendations and specific actions for health departments to take to help end police violence.

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Violence Prevention Injury Control/EMS Health Equity

APHA Webinar: Using Healthy People to Address Social Determinants of Health and Achieve Health Equity

Webinar discussing how local governments, non-profits and national organizations have used Healthy People in the past and how they can use Healthy People 2030 to address the social determinants of health in their communities.

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Health Equity APHA Webinar

APHA Webinar: Racial Healing for Ourselves, Our Communities and Our Future

Join APHA for the fourth webinar in the Advancing Racial Equity series.

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Webinar APHA Health Equity Racism

New APHA Racial Equity Guide

To help you use the APHA webinars to initiate or deepen anti-racism efforts in your organizations, schools and communities, we’ve developed a discussion guide to be used along with viewing the webinar recordings.

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APHA Health Equity Racism

Lupus Outreach, Education and Clinical Trials

This is a 4-year partnership between Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Harvard Schoolof Medicine Brigham Women's Hospital, the Illinois Public Health Association and the Lupus Society of Illinois

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Lupus Health Equity Health Education/Promotion

IPHA Releases Statement on Public Health Crisis of Racism and Violence

The Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) released the following statement on Wednesday, June 3:

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Policy & Legislative Committee Press Releases Health Equity Racism Violence Prevention

COVID-19 and Health Equity: Exploring Disparities and Long-Term Health Impacts - Free NAM-APHA Webinar

COVID-19 Conversations Webinar Series

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Webinar APHA Health Equity

Tangible support for undocumented immigrants during COVID-19 from Immigrants Rising:

List of resources to help undocumented immigrants navigate the crisis from Immigrants Rising

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Health Equity COVID-19 Coronavirus

14th Annual Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving! Chicago Family Health and Wellness Fair

The health fair event will be held at McKinley park on May 30th, 2020.

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exhibit Minority Health Health Education/Promotion Health Equity

OMH Announces Active & Healthy Challenge for National Minority Health Month 2020

National Minority Health Month begins on April 1, 2020 with the theme Active & Healthy

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Minority Health Month Health Equity Health Education/Promotion

Environmental Justice Grants Opportunity

The Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities.

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Funding Health Equity Environmental Health Grant Opportunity

East St. Louis Thanksgiving Food Giveaway & Resource Fair

Molina Healthcare and New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church have partnered together to host a Thanksgiving Food Giveaway & Resource Fair.

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Health Equity Food and Nutrition

FREE Mammograms through the Regional Cancer Partnership

Uninsured, high co-pay, age 40 or older or family history of breast cancer

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Health Equity

Community Outreach and Resource Fair for refugees with disabilities

IDHS and the Division of Rehabilitation Services invite you to an afternoon of discussion, collaboration, and insight with Partners of Refugees in Illinois Disability Employment (PRIDE).

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Health Equity

Webinar - Enhancing the Diversity of the Public Health Workforce: Why Diversity, Inclusion and Competencies

The Region V Public Health Training Center and the National Council for Behavioral Health, is hosting a webinar on October 23.

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Webinar Health Equity Student Academia Health Administration

New APHA Health Equity fact sheet

"Creating the Healthiest Nation: Water and Health Equity” is the latest release in APHA’s series of fact sheets on health equity.

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Environmental Health Health Equity APHA

HMPRG Forum: Health Reform Impacts, Challenges, and the Future

The forum will include a few panels to discuss health reform from the perspective of: state government; providers and other safety net organizations; and health advocates.

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Health Equity

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Health Equity

The Health Equity Section aim to increase awareness about health disparities gaps, and promotes the formulation of public health strategies, policies and research that improve access to a healthy living and quality of life. The section fosters the enhancement of data that recognizes emerging concerning trends and successful outcomes through the utilization of a broad range of communication and health education strategies.