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  Andersonville Farmers Market online ordering starts today for pickup June 10

The Andersonville Farmers Market ( AFM ) will officially open its 11th season Wed., June 10, for shopper pick-up at 3-7 p.m. on Catalpa Avenue between Clark Street and Ashland Avenue. The market has moved locations ...


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  Lightfoot, partners launch 'Together Now' to rebuild neighborhoods

On June 5, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined Chicago Community Trust President & CEO Dr. Helene Gayle and local partners to announce the launch of Together Now: Chicago's Fund to Rebuild Our Neighborhoods. In collaboration with ...


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  CMSA refusing donations from Spyners after racist message

Two days after the owner/general manager of Lincoln Square spot Spyners received major pushback on social media for what many said was a racist message, a local LGBTQ sports organization condemned the post—and said it will ...


Cook-County-Commissioner-Morrison-to-hold-Virtual-Town-Hall-recognizing-Pride-Month

  Cook County Commissioner Morrison to hold Virtual Town Hall recognizing Pride Month

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. —June 3, 2020—In honor of Pride Month, Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host a live Pride Virtual Town Hall on Friday at 11:00 a.m. For everyone's safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, many ...


Brave-Space-Alliance-The-rebellion-must-be-for-all-of-us

  Brave Space Alliance: The rebellion must be for all of us

These are momentous times for our people, our movement, and our collective liberation. Yesterday, on June 2nd, there were rebellions against policing and the state in all 50 states, and most major cities around the country. ...


Center-on-Halsted-boarded-after-anti-LGBT-threats

  Center on Halsted boarded after anti-LGBT threats

Center on Halsted was boarded May 31 after receiving anti-LGBT threats, organization officials said. Center CEO Modesto Tico Valle announced the development on social media on June 2. He said that the threats were from anti-LGBT ...


Planned-Parenthood-Illinois-Action-launches-series-on-2020-election

  Planned Parenthood Illinois Action launches series on 2020 election

CHICAGO—Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) is launching a series of virtual panel discussions focused on the 2020 election. The first panel in the 2020 Election Issues Forum series is titled "Black Women's Vote, Power & Accountability" ...


Chicago-Aldermanic-Black-Caucus-issues-statement-on-looting-civil-unrest

  Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus issues statement on looting, civil unrest

June 3, 2020 ( Chicago, Il. ) After a weekend during which lives and property were lost throughout the city's west and south sides, the Chicago Aldermanic Caucus issued the following statement: "The Chicago Aldermanic Black ...


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  U.S. Rep. Quigley part of blood-donation resolution

U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley ( D-Illinois ), Adam Schiff ( D-New York ), Carolyn Maloney ( D-New York ), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ( D-New York ), Chris Pappas ( D-New Hampshire ), Barbara Lee ( D-New York ...


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  Quigley highlights need for nondiscriminatory blood donation guidelines

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley ( D-IL ), Adam Schiff ( D-CA ), Carolyn Maloney ( D-NY ), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ( D-NY ), Chris Pappas ( D-NH ), Barbara Lee ( D-CA ), Deb ...


North-Side-protest-draws-thousands

  North Side protest draws thousands

Thousands of Chicagoans gathered on the North Side in the late afternoon of June 1 for a demonstration in response to the killing of George Floyd the previous week. The event was also a response to ...


ABC-7-Celebrates-Pride-Fun-and-Fabulous-to-run-June-28

  'ABC 7 Celebrates Pride: Fun and Fabulous' to run June 28

Although the Chicago Pride Parade will not take place this year, the celebration of the LGBTQ+ community will continue on ABC 7 during an hour of musical performances, tributes, highlights of past parades and celebrity appearances. ...


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  Equality Illinois to air statewide Pride broadcast

For the first time in Illinois history, LGBTQ people everywhere in the state can celebrate Pride together during a statewide Pride celebration broadcast organized by Equality Illinois on June 13. Hoping to gather and engage thousands ...


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  Democratic National Committee releases Pride Month statement

Democratic National Committee ( DNC ) Chair Tom Perez, LGBTQ Caucus Chair Earl Fowlkes, Treasurer Bill Derrough and Secretary Jason Rae released the following joint statement on the start of Pride Month: "This year's LGBTQ Pride ...


COVID-19-Commissioner-holds-virtual-panel-on-supporting-abuse-survivors

  COVID-19 Commissioner holds virtual panel on supporting abuse survivors

Due to the significant increase in calls to the Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison ( 15th district ) hosted a virtual panel May 29 focused on supporting ...


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  Pritzker activates National Guard at Chicago's request

In response to a City of Chicago request, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker activated 375 Illinois National Guard soldiers for state active duty to assist the Chicago Police Department in protecting the city and its residents. The ...


Latino-coalition-calls-for-health-protections-for-communities-of-color

  Latino coalition calls for health protections for communities of color

Chicago, IL — As Illinois prepares to move into Phase 3 of its reopening plan, too many glaring health and economic disparities remain unaddressed for the state's communities of color. The Illinois Latino COVID-19 Initiative calls ...


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  Jeff Awards Nominee Night cabaret concert online June 1

The Non-Equity Jeff Awards Nominee Night concert, a version of the annual event at Sidetrack to showcase Jeff Award nominees, will be broadcast without charge Monday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. at www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VZs3TQGefc . The annual ...


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  Lightfoot announces 'Open Streets' plan

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined commissioners Gia Biagi and Rosa Escareno from the Chicago Departments of Transportation ( CDOT ) and Business Affairs and Consumer Protection ( BACP ) to announce Chicago's 'Our Streets' plan to ...


Chicago-House-to-present-Impact-of-COVID-19-on-trans-communities-May-29

  Chicago House to present Impact of COVID-19 on trans communities May 29

CHICAGO, IL — Transgender people, who traditionally experience barriers accessing safe and affirming health care and having their concerns listened to and understood, are facing new challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To address the specific ...


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  Lightfoot, CPDH: Chicago will open cautiously June 3

On May 28, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) announced that Chicago is on track to transition to phase three of the "Protecting Chicago" framework and will begin ...


COVID-19-LGBT-nursing-personnel-discuss-pandemic-experiences

  COVID-19 LGBT nursing personnel discuss pandemic experiences

Thousands of healthcare professionals in Chicago, many of them members of the city's LGBT community, have been thrown into the frontlines of America's struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Tony Amberg, a psychiatric nurse ...


Planning-your-legacy-VA-benefits-for-LGBTQ-veterans-and-servicemembers

  Planning your legacy: VA benefits for LGBTQ veterans and servicemembers

Dear community: The Department of Veterans Affairs ( VA ) stands strong in supporting our LGBTQ servicemembers and veterans. As members of the LGBTQ community, we understand you may face many challenges. The last thing you ...


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  COVID-19 Preckwinkle vetoes release of patient addresses

In a rare move, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle exercised her veto power—in this instance, to overrule county board commissioners who voted, by a narrow margin, to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to ...


UChicago-research-shows-uninsured-undocumented-undertested-for-COVID-19

  UChicago research shows uninsured, undocumented undertested for COVID-19

CHICAGO — As Illinois seeks to reduce COVID-19 positivity rates as part of Governor Pritzker's Restore Illinois recovery plan, new research by the UChicago Poverty Lab finds that communities with high shares of residents who are ...


Summer-weather-draws-crowds-and-criticism-to-Andersonville

  Summer weather draws crowds, and criticism, to Andersonville

Numerous Chicagoans emerged from isolation over Memorial Day weekend looking to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. Many residents and visitors in Andersonville reportedly did not practice social-distancing guidelines, eschewing recommendations for both face coverings and ...


Lambda-Legal-holding-HIV-COVID-19-event-June-4-

  Lambda Legal holding HIV/COVID-19 event June 4

Lambda Legal will hold a virtual town hall, "HIV and COVID-19 in Illinois: Ensuring State Responses Protect Everyone Living with HIV," on Thursday, June 4, 2-3 p.m. CT. Lambda Legal Counsel and HIV Project Director Scott ...


COVID-19-Lightfoot-CDPH-bolster-contact-tracing-efforts

  COVID-19 Lightfoot, CDPH bolster contact-tracing efforts

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, alongside the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ), announced, on May 26, a plan to expand contact tracing for COVID-19 cases at the community level. Since the beginning of the ...


Global-panel-looks-at-impact-of-COVID-19-on-LGBTQI-people

  Global panel looks at impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQI people

Following the release of OutRight Action International's report "Vulnerability Amplified: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on LGBTIQ People," the United Nations ( UN ) LGBTI Core Group hosted a virtual panel "The Impact of COVID-19 ...


Driver-service-facilities-to-expand-hours-June-1

  Driver-service facilities to expand hours June 1

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced his office's reopening plan —starting June 1—with the first two months focused on serving ONLY new drivers, customers with expired driver's licenses/ID cards and vehicle transactions. Currently, there are ...


Phase-3-guidelines-for-reopening-of-businesses-workplaces-are-unveiled

  Phase 3 guidelines for reopening of businesses/workplaces are unveiled

Governor JB Pritzker released industry-specific guidelines that allow for the safe reopening of businesses as the state progresses into the next phase of the Restore Illinois plan. All four regions of the state are on track ...


COVID-19-Lightfoot-Chicago-on-track-to-open-in-early-June

  COVID-19 Lightfoot: Chicago on track to open in early June

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, alongside the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ), announced May 22 that Chicago is on track to be ready to move to phase three of its reopening framework in June, ...


Chicago-House-forum-looks-at-coronavirus-HIV-overlaps-

  Chicago House forum looks at coronavirus, HIV overlaps

Illinois state Reps. Lamont Robinson and Greg Harris joined local advocates for an online discussion about the intersection between coronavirus pandemic and the HIVAIDS epidemic the afternoon of May 15. The discussion, the third part in ...


US-Supreme-Court-backs-Idaho-trans-womans-reassignment-surgery

  U.S. Supreme Court backs Idaho trans woman's reassignment surgery

The United States Supreme Court denied Idaho's application to stop a transgender inmate's reassignment surgery, East Idaho News reported. The court order said that two justices, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, would have granted the request ...


Buffalo-Grove-residents-all-in-on-Pride-displays-after-complaint

  Buffalo Grove residents all-in on Pride displays after complaint

A family whose activism was crucial to bringing a Pride parade to suburban Buffalo Grove were admonished by an anonymous neighbor who inferred that their frontward signage was too flamboyant. But supporters have largely pledged to ...


Lawsuit-urges-speedy-release-of-prisoners

  Lawsuit urges speedy release of prisoners

Civil-rights attorneys filed an amended suit in a class-action case, now called Richard v. Pritzker, demanding that state officials speed the release of Illinois prisoners who are highly vulnerable to COVID-19, according to a press release ...


Trevor-Project-releases-report-on-mental-health-of-trans-non-binary-youth

  Trevor Project releases report on mental health of trans, non-binary youth

The Trevor Project's research team has published a new peer-reviewed article titled "Understanding the Mental Health of Transgender and Nonbinary Youth" in the Journal of Adolescent Health ( JAH ). Among the key findings: —When accounting ...


Report-shows-impact-of-pandemic-on-LGBTQ-communities-of-color

  Report shows impact of pandemic on LGBTQ communities of color

The Human Rights Campaign ( hRC ) Foundation—the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign—released new data outlining the economic impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ communities of color. "This new data, showing that LGBTQ communities of ...


Chicago-Pride-Fest-going-virtual

  Chicago Pride Fest going virtual

Chicago Pride Fest will mark its 20th year with a virtual festival format. On June 20-21, the Northalsted Business Alliance will bring Boystown to the world with a streaming Chicago Pride Fest celebrating the love, life ...


Broadway-In-Chicago-reschedules-Frozen

  Broadway In Chicago reschedules 'Frozen'

In response to the COVID-19 ( coronavirus ) pandemic, Broadway In Chicago announced that the upcoming engagement of Disney's Frozen—originally scheduled to run Oct. 21,-Jan. 3, 2021 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre—will now run Nov. 18, ...


Affinity-to-mark-25th-anniversary-virtually

  Affinity to mark 25th anniversary virtually

Co-chairs and the Affinity Community Services board of directors recently announced that Affinity's 25th-anniversary event will be a virtual experience taking place the weekend of Oct. 9-11, with the centerpiece event on Saturday, Oct. 10. Co-chairs ...


-Roe-v-Wade-plaintiff-said-she-was-paid-for-anti-abortion-stance

  Roe v. Wade plaintiff said she was paid for anti-abortion stance

Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in the landmark Roe v. Wade case, came out against abortion in 1995, stunning the world—but a deathbed documentary reveals that she only switched sides for money, The Chicago Tribune reported. ...


Morrison-holding-COVID-19-town-hall

  Morrison holding COVID-19 town hall

Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host a COVID-19 virtual town hall on Friday, May 22, at 1 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 response and resources with Elk Grove Township Supervisor Mike Sweeney, Hanover Township Supervisor ...


COVID-19-Howard-Brown-Health-to-ramp-up-testing

  COVID-19 Howard Brown Health to ramp up testing

Howard Brown Health will be increasing the number of mobile units it deploys to test underserved Chicagoans for coronavirus, according to organization officials. The mobile units have been "primarily centering the needs of marginalized individuals on ...


Pritzker-announces-updates-to-Phase-3-of-Restore-Illinois

  Pritzker announces updates to Phase 3 of 'Restore Illinois'

On May 20, Gov. JB Pritzker announced updates to Phase 3 of the state's Restore Illinois plan. "We are by no means out of the woods, but directionally, things are getting better. And because of these ...


Report-HHS-rule-will-negatively-affect-15M-transgender-Americans

  Report: HHS rule will negatively affect 1.5M transgender Americans

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is expected to announce a final rule in the coming weeks that reverses federal protections prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity in health care. The Williams Institute ...


Preckwinkle-releasing-social-distancing-photos

  Preckwinkle releasing social-distancing photos

Recently, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle shared the first in a series of photos to illustrate and promote the need for physical distancing during this pandemic. The first photo is "Abbey Road & E. 53rd ...


Coalition-of-progressive-groups-slam-Ruban-Diaz-Sr-for-anti-abortion-anti-LGBTQ-record-

  Coalition of progressive groups slam Ruban Diaz Sr. for anti-abortion, anti-LGBTQ record

NEW YORK — As New York grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, a broad coalition of progressive groups — including Planned Parenthood Action Fund, LGBTQ Victory Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Latino Victory Fund, and the Congressional Hispanic ...


Registration-open-for-AIDS-Run-Walk-Chicago

  Registration open for AIDS Run & Walk Chicago

On Saturday, Oct. 3, AIDS Run & Walk Chicago plans to look beyond the current state of affairs and focuses on what the community can do to create a better future for people living with HIV ...


COVID-19-Equality-Illinois-town-hall-emphasizes-need-for-mental-health-services

  COVID-19 Equality Illinois town hall emphasizes need for mental-health services

The coronavirus pandemic and the economic devastation that has followed only exacerbated the need for robust mental-health resources for area residents, according to two local advocates. Matt Richards, deputy commissioner of behavioral health at Chicago Department ...


Arts-funding-faces-challenges-in-new-landscape

  Arts funding faces challenges in new landscape

Equality Illinois invited local advocates to address the implications of the coronavirus pandemic for the state's arts community for a May 5 online discussion. The talk was part of Equality Illinois' weekly town hall meetings series, ...


VIRTUAL-VIBES-LGBTQ-bar-events-online

  VIRTUAL VIBES LGBTQ bar events online

Support your favorite LGBTQ bar events online. Physical distancing, social togetherness. Virtual Music Monday-Show Tunes Trivia Join Sidetrack Monday, May 18, at 8 p.m., for a Sidetrack Show Tunes Trivia experience with your Facilitator of ...


COVID-19-Healthcare-inequities-come-to-foreground-during-pandemic

  COVID-19 Healthcare inequities come to foreground during pandemic

In mid-April, when Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called attention to the disproportionate number of COVID-19 deaths among the City's Black residents—about 70 percent of deaths related to the virus were among African-Americans—officials at the Howard Brown ...


Harris-Robinson-to-talk-intersection-of-COVID-19-HIV-epidemic-marginalization-

  Harris, Robinson to talk intersection of COVID-19, HIV epidemic, marginalization

CHICAGO, IL — Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris and State Rep. Lamont J. Robinson will headline a public online conversation this Friday surrounding the intersections of COVID-19 and the HIV epidemic, two diseases that create ...


Man-working-to-help-LGBTQ-seniors-

  Man working to help LGBTQ seniors

Danny Beers is working to help LGBTQ seniors during the coronavirus pandemic. Five days a week, Beers has been collecting donated food and essential supplies, and working with Andersonville establishments Vincent restaurant and Lady Gregory's to ...


Wis-Supreme-Court-strikes-down-states-stay-at-home-order

  Wis. Supreme Court strikes down state's stay-at-home order

Voting along party lines, the Republican-led Wisconsin Supreme Court, on May 13, struck down the state's stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pandemic as "unlawful, invalid, and unenforceable" after finding that the state's health secretary exceeded her ...


COVID-19-South-Side-non-profit-partners-with-Lyft-to-provide-free-rides-

  COVID-19 South Side non-profit partners with Lyft to provide free rides

South Side nonprofit Social Change announced that it is partnering with Lyft to #LyftUp people in need by helping them get to where they need to go. Specifically, as a result of this partnership, Social Change ...


ART-EXPO-CHICAGO-pushed-to-2021-

  ART EXPO CHICAGO pushed to 2021

EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, will present its ninth edition from April 8—11, 2021 at Navy Pier. The decision to move the fair from its traditional September 2020 time slot to ...


Planned-Parenthood-opens-new-center-in-Lake-County

  Planned Parenthood opens new center in Lake County

Planned Parenthood of Illinois ( PPIL ) is building on its 100-year history of providing essential healthcare by announcing the opening of a new, state-of-the-art health center in Waukegan that will enhance access to needed healthcare. ...


NATIONAL-Early-release-Zara-settlement-arrests-in-Puerto-Rico-DC-gay-bars-close

  NATIONAL Early release, Zara settlement, arrests in Puerto Rico, D.C. gay bars close

U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Timothy J. Shea, the city's lead prosecutor, informed his office's Hate Bias Task Force that he objected to a decision by a judge to grant the early release of ...


WORLD-Blood-donation-ban-Kenyan-refugees-trans-activist-club-COVID-19-outbreak

  WORLD Blood-donation ban, Kenyan refugees, trans activist, club COVID-19 outbreak

The top court in Brazil ruled the country's ban on men who have sex with men ( MSM ) from donating blood is unconstitutional, The Washington Blade noted, citing Reuters. Seven of the 11 judges who ...


Illinois-Restaurant-Assoc-opposes-Pritzker-plan

  Illinois Restaurant Assoc. opposes Pritzker plan

The Illinois Restaurant Association ( IRA ) is urging Gov. JB Pritzker to reconsider the timing provisions outlined in the Restore Illinois plan he recently presented. President and CEO Sam Toia said in a statement on ...


COVID-19-Lightfoot-unveils-five-phase-plan-for-reopening-Chicago

  COVID-19 Lightfoot unveils five-phase plan for reopening Chicago

On May 8, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, alongside the Chicago Department of Public Health, announced the "Protecting Chicago" framework that the city will be using to guide Chicago's reopening process amid COVID-19. The framework—organized into ...


Germanys-parliament-bans-conversion-therapy

  Germany's parliament bans conversion therapy

Germany's parliament passed a law banning so-called "gay conversion therapy" for young people nationwide, media reports noted. The legislation is intended to stop groups offering the service—which claims to be able to change a person's sexual ...


Sexual-minority-adults-twice-as-likely-to-have-experienced-homelessness-

  Sexual minority adults twice as likely to have experienced homelessness

A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds an estimated 17% of sexual minority adults in the U.S. report having experienced homelessness at some point in their lives, compared to 6% ...


40-Chicago-media-outlets-launch-joint-fundraiser-

  40+ Chicago media outlets launch joint fundraiser

Unprecedented collaboration includes community and ethnic media from across the city

CHICAGO — Facing drops of revenue as high as 85 percent, 43 independent Chicago media outlets have joined forces to raise funds in a monthlong campaign in May. The for-profit and nonprofit organizations represent a wide ...


COVID-19-Lightfoot-BACP-unveil-more-measures-to-help-businesses

  COVID-19 Lightfoot, BACP unveil more measures to help businesses

On May 7, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection ( BACP ) introduced an ordinance to provide additional regulatory and financial relief measures to Chicago's businesses impacted by ...


COVID-19-Forum-explores-virus-impact-on-the-disenfranchised

  COVID-19 Forum explores virus' impact on the disenfranchised

Chicago advocates gathered online the morning of May 8 to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable communities. The meeting was part of a series organized by the Chicago House advocacy and was moderated by activist ...


-COVID-19-Andersonville-reveals-recovery-campaign-safety-measures

  COVID-19 Andersonville reveals recovery campaign, safety measures

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ) has launched a COVID-19 recovery campaign, #AlwaysAndersonville: Small Business Made. A digital tool kit has been created and provided to the chamber's businesses. The graphics included are available ...


Chicago-foundations-announce-425000-in-grants-to-local-media-covering-COVID-19

  Chicago foundations announce $425,000 in grants to local media covering COVID-19

CHICAGO, May 7, 2020 — The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, in collaboration with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Chicago Community Trust, the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Polk Bros. Foundation, and the ...


Drag-Up-the-Census-Zoom-event-on-May-12

  'Drag Up the Census' Zoom event on May 12

Illinois state Sen. Sara Feigenholtz ( D-Chicago ) is joining Chicago Alds. James Cappleman and Michele Smith via Zoom on May 12 at 12:30 p.m. for "Drag Up the Census"—a virtual community forum focused on census ...


Survey-One-in-four-LGBT-Colombians-have-attempted-suicide

  Survey: One in four LGBT Colombians have attempted suicide

Findings from the largest and most comprehensive study conducted on LGBT people in Colombia A new survey from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law and the Colombia Collaborative Project finds that the majority ( ...


Federal-private-sectors-unite-in-mental-health-suicide-prevention-response

  Federal, private sectors unite in mental health, suicide prevention response

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Recognizing the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country's mental health and well-being, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention ( Action Alliance ), which serves as the nation's public and private ...


COVID-19-Lightfoot-CDPH-unions-come-together-regarding-surge-in-Latinx-cases

  COVID-19 Lightfoot, CDPH, unions come together regarding surge in Latinx cases

On May 6, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) joined union leaders to announce a new phase in the city's plan to address the racial health disparities ...


COVID-19-Pritzker-announces-Restore-Illinois-a-five-phase-plan

  COVID-19 Pritzker announces 'Restore Illinois,' a five-phase plan

Relying on data, science and guidance from public-health experts and after consulting with stakeholders across the state, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Restore Illinois—a five-phase plan focused on saving lives, reimplementing a semblance of livelihood and safely ...







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