I used to go to the doctor afraid of what I was going to hear–now I go waiting for the results and wanting to hear what they see. That impact for me has impacted my church—for them to see my journey and take on their own. Today I want people to know why they want to be healthy. Everyone has their own why.
In a city like Chicago, we have some of the best institutions and community organizations in the country doing incredible work. The CSAC provides an opportunity to bring that together to solve problems.
Chicago Health Equity Alignment Summit brings Community Members and Researchers Together to Discuss Health Disparities on June 6
On June 6, 2023, West Side United and C3EN partnered to present the Chicago Health Equity Alignment Summit at Malcolm X College
Mistrust in research in health in some communities is so strong and historical. Researchers want to publish data on communities, but what is a community’s interest in science? Without building a network and a platform in the community, it’s hard to do any research–and discoveries have to go on to benefit the patients in our community.
Chicago Chronic Condition Equity Network (C3EN) invites Chicago area researchers in health equity to participate in the upcoming joint West Side United and C3EN Chicago Health Equity Alignment Summit.