Faith & Health News and Updates

  • U.N.I.T.Y Squad: Where youth can be their unique selves

    Cindy Novak

    If you visit Claretian Associates’ SALUD Center on a Tuesday afternoon, you’d see youth from the U.N.I.T.Y Squad gather for friendship and fun in a safe and supportive atmosphere. The U.N.I.T.Y Squad, a sub program of the South Chicago Neighborhood Network, of which Advocate Health Care is a partner, is a year-round program that provides Read More

  • ‘If you could lighten the load for one person, what a difference you’ve made.’

    Cindy Novak

    When a young woman experienced a mental health crisis during choir practice recently, Geri Jones knew what to do. Geri, First Lady of St. Titus One Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, immediately stopped choir practice. And over the next hour-and-a-half, she and the other choir members surrounded the woman, listened to her, and encouraged her as Read More

  • Back-to-School and Wellness Event Offers Resources and Fun

    Cindy Novak

    The South Chicago Neighborhood Network and numerous community partners, including Advocate Aurora Health, hosted a back-to-school and wellness event on Aug. 18, at Claretian Associates, 9108 S. Brandon Ave., Chicago. The event offered blood pressure screenings, one-on-one conversations with physicians, health presentations, social determinants of health screenings – and even musical entertainment, games, and a Read More

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