by Irene Hsiao | Apr 24, 2023 | community, humans of chicago, newsletter
The most transformative and creative spaces are green spaces in the city that are interpreted, designed, and used by the community. Urban farming hits all the points of environment, policy, food access, food justice, environmental justice, violence reduction, health and wellness, preserving culture, and making people feel welcome in a dense urban environment that can be difficult to navigate.
by Irene Hsiao | Apr 21, 2023 | newsletter, pilot awards
I want my research to contribute to positive changes for individuals with cognitive disabilities, their families, and the teams providing their care.
by Irene Hsiao | Apr 20, 2023 | community, events, newsletter, UncategorizedOn April 18, 2023, C3EN and Westside Health Authority cohosted a town hall at Westside Health Authority’s Good Neighbor Campaign (5437 W. Division, Chicago) in Austin. The meeting was held as a roundtable with community members and researchers. Community members...
by Irene Hsiao | Apr 6, 2023 | newsletter, team members
One aspect of my work that brings me particular joy is the opportunity to engage with early stage investigators and see the progress they make on their research projects.
by Irene Hsiao | Mar 17, 2023 | community, humans of chicago, newsletter
We marched for the Americans with Disabilities Act the week of March 10 to March 17, 1990. The cherry blossoms were in full bloom in Washington, DC. We marched with thousands of others, people with disabilities and their supporters–it was an awesome time.
by Irene Hsiao | Mar 15, 2023 | csac, newsletter, team members
I would like for this community to have a strong understanding of how to get themselves from the consumer side of things to the director side of things–and for people to go from being an everyday resident to being a person who’s at the table contributing to decision-making in their environment.