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Alternatives to Calling the Police During Mental Health Crises

Please join Alternatives to Calling the Police During Mental Health Crises (ACP) for a disability-informed conversation on community responding during mental health crises. The workshop considers the implications of the criminalization of mental illness and explores community alternatives for support.

Too many new moms are dying. Illinois health officials are trying to understand why.

Looking back, Jo Ann Allen wonders what she might have missed in the days leading up to her niece’s sudden death.

Community Health Workers See How You Can Work as Research Advocates!

The UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science is seeking Community Health Workers to participate in a training on research evaluation.

Getting Funded: Keys to Successful Grant Writing

The UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management Program hosted Getting Funded: Keys to Successful Grant Writing. The modes of instruction included lecture, case studies and presentations. Students prepared Power Point presentations and shared their final products at the end of the day. 

Think Big: UIC’s Kate Pravera Discusses the Next 5 Things in Nonprofit Management

Kate Pravera, the Founder and Academic Director of the UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management program, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday,  September 14, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Nonprofit "U" is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development is the host. The show will stream live from BlogTalkRadio.com/nonprofit_u.  The archived podcast will be available on BlogTalkRadio, Valeriefleonard.com/NonprofitU, iTunes and Stitcher.