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As a health-conversion foundation, we fund a geographic region defined by the service area of MacNeal Hospital, from which we received our endowment in 2000. We also allocate the majority of funds to zip codes that rank lowest in our social determinants of health study. In total, our service area is comprised of 27 zip codes in western Cook County suburbs and the City of Chicago.

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Our team is growing! We are hiring a Communications Intern! Here is a brief description of the role: This is a great and fun opportunity for a college student or recent college grad seeking a career in nonprofit communications and looking to gain knowledge of philanthropy and efforts that address

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Maternal Mortality: Racial Disparities in Our Region and State

When I teach the “Maternal and Child Health Delivery Systems” class at the University of Illinois at Chicago each spring, I always get anxious during the week I facilitate a case study exercise on Shalon Irving’s life and tragic death. Shalon was a Centers of Disease Control (CDC) epidemiologist and

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Stay Informed On Public Charge

The public charge rule change was published in the Federal Register by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on October 10, 2018. This rule threatens the health and the well-being of our immigrant communities. Individuals and their families will be placed in an inconceivable position to choose between accessing necessary

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#ICYMI: Our grantee partner, @latinopolicy, will be hosting a webinar on 10/2 that will discuss the changes to the #PublicCharge rule & what it means for individuals & families.

Note that there will be an English and Spanish session.

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Our grantee partner, @latinopolicy, will host a webinar on 10/2 about the #publiccharge rule changes and what they mean for individuals & families. Register for either the English or Spanish session. #ProtectFamilies

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Last month, we shared info re:maternal mortality in our region, upcoming events & opps in our region & interesting articles/podcasts we are listening to.

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Thinking of hiring a #consultant to help your organization? Learn about the process, what to expect and how best to search for one at this FREE workshop hosted by @MyForefront on 10/10!

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Congratulations, MacNeal Hospital!

Did you know that Healthy Communities Foundation and MacNeal Hospital have a special connection? It was through the sale of MacNeal Hospital to a private company back in 1999 that created the Foundation's endowment. We congratulate MacNeal Hospital on its 100th Anniversary, a century of serving the communities that, we too, serve.

Cheers!
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#ICYMI: Our grantee partner, Latino Policy Forum, will be hosting a webinar this Wednesday, 10/2 that will discuss what the changes to the #PublicCharge rule mean for individuals and their families and provide resources for organizations who work closely with them.

Note that there will be an English and Spanish session. Please share!

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May the new year be filled with health and happiness!

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