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The Georgetown Center for Children and Families and the Urban Institute released two reports about changes in the uninsured rate of children and parents since the ACA became effective in March 2010.  The data looks promising for Illinois but there is still work to be done.  Read our statement for our analysis and next steps.   

 

We hope to see you this Thursday...

 

We hope to see you at our 26th Annual Benefit on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 6-8pm. You can purchase tickets here. Please invite your friends and colleagues to connect with maternal and child health and public health leaders as we look ahead to another year championing healthy communities.


2014 Benefit

 

In the News...

 

Evanston state representative awarded Legislator of the Year
Read the full editorial on the Daily Northwestern website»

Loyola’s School-Based Health Center Receives Grant for Mental Health Services at Proviso East High School

Read the full editorial on the NewsWise website»


Klamath Battles Absenteeism At School-Based Health Center
Read the full editorial on the OPB website»



Northwestern Medicine sponsors healthy cooking classes for Chicago residents

Read the full editorial on the Northwestern Memorial Hospital website»

Seafood consumption
Ellen Mason, MD, IMCHC's Board of Directors Chairperson, was featured on the Chicago Tribune's Letter-to-the-Editor page.
Read the full editorial on the Chicago Tribune's website»

IMCHC’s Executive Director, Janine Lewis, was featured on the Chicago Tribune’s Letter-to-the-Editor page, sharing our work to fight hunger, through our Cooking Matters project. 
Read the full editorial on the Chicago Tribune's website»

Letter: Legislators right on vaccine bill
Read the full editorial on the State Journal Register website»

HRSA Grants Announced: Illinois Receives $3.7 Million

Read the full announcement»


Community Approaches to Reducing Infant Mortality

Read the full article on the Office of Minority Health's website»

 

School Health Centers
Read the full article on NY Times website»

 

Bill would push breastfeeding in Illinois hospitals

Read the full article on NPRs website»

 

School Health Centers Offer Teens Confidential Access to Reproductive Health Services

Read the full article on NPRs website»

 

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust "Surprises" Non-Profits With $4.3 Million in Funding
February 7, 2012

Read the full article on the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust website»