Faith & Health News and Updates

  • Learn About a Microgrant Opportunity to Support COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach

    Cindy Novak

    Advocate Aurora Health Faith and Health Partnerships is offering a limited number of microgrants up to $1,000 for faith organizations in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 to support COVID-19 vaccine outreach initiatives. See the list of Advocate Aurora priority zip codes. If you missed the May 5 and May 6 information sessions on the micro-grant Read More

  • Child Abuse in the Arab Chicagoland Community

    Cindy Novak

    By: Suhad Tabahi, PhD, and Itedal Shalabi, MSW, Arab American Family Services Any form of violence against children is a worldwide social problem and one that continues to negatively impact families from every culture. Child abuse in the Arab American community has not received the attention warranted to restore healthier childrearing practices and promote stronger families. Read More

  • Keeping Children in our Community Safe

    Cindy Novak

    By Samantha Spolter, MSW, Safer Communities Coordinator and Dawn Levin, Community Liaison, Jewish Children and Family Services Chicago It has now been over a year for many families that have been sheltering at home and spending unprecedented amounts of time together. Anxiety about health, education, and finances have been high. Many children are still in virtual Read More

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