Addressing Tobacco Use in Black Communities

The American Lung Association has recently released a new Addressing Tobacco Use in Black Communities Toolkit to educate and build confidence among public health professionals and community-based individuals in developing meaningful, equitable engagement with Black people and lead sustainable tobacco control and cessation programs to improve health equity. The American Lung Association will host a […]

Centro Comunitario Juan Diego Celebración de Día de las Madres

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 2944 E. 88th St. Chicago IL, Chicago, IL

This event is a truly bilingual (Spanish and English) and multicultural health fair, which includes tables from local Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) agencies, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), cancer centers (e.g., University of Illinois, UChicago) and other partnering health agencies. The alderperson, as well as other major stakeholders that support the East […]

Mother’s Day Presentation

St Michael Catholic Church 4821 S Damen Ave, Chicago, IL

This in-person event will celebrate Mexican Mother's Day. The UI Cancer Center will present information and provide educational materials and resources in Spanish about breast and cervical cancer. Este evento presencial celebrará el Día de la Madre Mexicana. El Centro de Cáncer de la Universidad de Illinois presentará información y proporcionará materiales y recursos educativos […]

Vaccine Event at Summit Park District

Summit Park District 5700 S Archer Rd, Summit, IL

During this event, the Cook County Department of Public Health will be providing COVID-19 vaccines. The UI Cancer Center will be present to provide resources and information to Latino community members about breast and cervical cancer screening. Durante este evento, el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Cook proporcionará vacunas contra el COVID-19. El […]

Crazy Bingo

Summit Park 5700 S Archer Rd, Summit, IL

Senator Steve Landek and Mayor Sergio Rodriguez present Crazy Bingo for senior residents in the Summit community. The UI Cancer Center will be present to provide information about breast and cervical cancer prevention. Must RSVP by calling: Martha Sonka 708-284-1001 Community Outreach El Senador Steve Landek y el Alcalde Sergio Rodríguez presentan Crazy Bingo para […]

Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality on Biomarkers

This is a virtual educational opportunity for the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality on biomarkers and why it is important to have this tool available for patients and physicians. Participants include WI physicians and healthcare organizations with the hope of building towards consensus for a similar initiative in WI. This event addresses health equity, cancer […]

South Austin Community Health and Resource Fair

South Austin Neighborhood Association's Veterans' Peace Garden 5413 W Madison St, Chicago, IL

The South Austin Neighborhood Association is partnering with PCC Community Wellness and other Austin area community organizations to host a health and resource fair focused on the following health-related domains: physical health (blood pressure screenings, blood sugar screenings, COVID home test distribution, COVID vaccine administration, etc.), mental health (behavioral health services info, addiction services information […]

Hope In Action Health Expo (Spanish)

Plant Chicago 4459 S Marshfield Ave, Chicago, IL

Hope in Action is the cornerstone of Equal Hope's educational efforts and mission to save women's lives by eliminating health disparities in Illinois. The University of Illinois Cancer Center will be present to provide education to Chicago Latinx/Hispanic community members about breast and cervical cancer health. Equal Hope helps women without private insurance navigate through […]

Bronzeville Art Tour

Gallery Guichard 436 E 47th St, Chicago, IL

Please join Gallery Guichard and Building Community Foundation Inc. in bringing back local transportation to the different galleries and art institutions in the Bronzeville area, while riding a Double Decker Bus with docents providing valuable information about the community and organizations, including the UI Cancer Center, a sponsor of this art tour. Enjoy a cultural […]

Gilda’s Club Chicago’s 24th Anniversary Gala

Galleria Marchetti 825 W Erie St, Chicago, IL

This is the Gilda's Club Chicago's annual fundraiser. Gilda's Club Chicago is a community-based cancer support organization serving all of the Chicagoland area. The UI Cancer Center will support Gilda’s Club Chicago’s 24th Annual Awards Dinner.

IL Annual CRC Roundtable

This is the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) annual colorectal cancer (CRC) roundtable. There will be a discussion about prevention, screening, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and policy changes. This will help to address the cancer burden in the state of Illinois and how to overcome this burden. The UI Cancer Center is organizing this […]

Cancer Biology: Survivors Lab Tour – Closed to the Public

This is a collaboration between the University of Illinois Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement Team and its Cancer Biology Program. This initiative invites cancer survivors into our research labs to learn about and discuss cancer research.

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