ResearcHERS Illinois (Women Fighting Cancers)

Aon Center 200 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL

This in-person event is the launch of ResearcHERS for women in sciences finding a cure for cancer. The UI Cancer Center will be present to provide information about diversity in the healthcare workforce.

1st Annual Sisters Working It Out – Breast Cancer Walk-Run-Bike

Rich East High School 300 Sauk Trail, Park Forest, IL

This is the 1st Annual Sisters Working It Out - Breast Cancer Walk-Run-Bike. The proceeds from the walk will benefit individuals with free or low-cost mammograms, survivors in treatment with transportation to and from their appointment, and personal supplies to assist patients while in treatment. The UI Cancer Center is a sponsor for the event […]

Austin Community Housing Services Summit

By The Hand Club For Kids 415 N Laramie Ave, Chicago, IL

Meet 37th Ward Alderman Emma Mitts, City officials, housing service providers, and mortgage lenders who are working together to improve homeownership rates among Black and brown residents of Chicago’s west side. Join an optional trolley tour of Chicago's west side! Choose a trolley tour time: 10:30 AM or 12:00 PM The Oak Park Regional Housing […]

A-Day-in-the-Life of a Research Specialist – Barbara J. Williams, MPH

Join the Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET)'s Youth Leadership Event series featuring professionals from different disciplines. Learn about their real life stories including challenges they have overcome, accomplishments, and what their day to day career lives entail. Barbara J. Williams, MPH, Research Specialist for the University of Illinois Cancer Center, will be discussing the […]

Domestic Violence Summit

Rauner Family YMCA 2700 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL

This is a domestic violence awareness event to honor the many lives of those who have been affected by domestic violence in our communities. The event will provide prevention education in hopes of ending violence within our communities. The UI Cancer Center will provide information about breast and cervical cancer prevention. Este es un evento […]

Walk for Wellness House

Wellness House, Hinsdale 131 N County Line Rd., Hinsdale, IL

This event supports Wellness House to invite runners and walkers to honor and remember those who have been affected by cancer. UI Cancer Center will aid in providing programming and resources to people with cancer and their families. The event celebrates the spirit of the community and includes activities for participants of all ages. This […]

Hope in Action Health Expo

South Shore Cultural Center 7059 S South Shore Dr, 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 community members about breast and cervical cancer health. Since its' inception in 2008, the mortality rate for African […]

Presentation on Cervical Cancer for Promotoras de Salud Centro San Bonifacio

During this virtual presentation on Zoom, the UI Cancer Center will provide a presentation on cervical cancer prevention to Promotoras de Salud at Centro San Bonifacio. This event will educate women in the Latino community about the prevention of cervical cancer. Durante esta presentación virtual en Zoom, el Centro de Cancer de la Universidad de […]

West Side Community Stakeholders Monthly Meeting

This is a virtual monthly meeting of strategic planning and networking with community providers and organizations to strengthen collaborations, discuss updates, share resources, and address mental health, medical health, and other related community issues. This event will help to address cancer inequities by providing resources to underserved West side communities.

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 […]

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