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Application Due Date: Fostering future HIV community leaders — an intensive public health training institute

Sponsor/Host: AIDS Foundation of Chicago and NUCATS
Location: orthwestern University's Chicago campus
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Public Health Boot CampPublic Health Boot Camp is an intensive five-day certificate program provided by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago in partnership with Northwestern University’s Institute for Public Health & Medicine, Northwestern Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS Institute), and the Feinberg School of Medicine. The intensive training program is designed to enhance professional knowledge of core public health concepts among HIV/AIDS organizational leaders. Program participants are selected through a competitive application process.

The training program aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of HIV prevention and care services in metropolitan Chicago by exposing HIV/AIDS organizational leaders to core concepts of public health science, theory and practice. The Boot Camp provides participants with the necessary tools to apply what they have learned to actual HIV/AIDS programmatic activities.

To be considered for the program, applicants must submit the following materials online by Tuesday, May 30, at 12 p.m. CST:

  • Original, signed application form
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Interest

The Public Health Boot Camp is Aug. 13-17, 2017. The program will take place at Northwestern University’s Chicago campus. 

¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up, Get Moving!

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Location: McKinely Park
Address: 2210 W. Pershing Road, Chicago, IL 60609
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ChicagoCHEC is proud to be a sponsor of the 11th Annual  ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up, Get Moving! health fair organized by the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition under the leadership of Esther Sciammarella.

This FUN family oriented event will take place on Saturday, June 3rd from 9 am to 2 pm at McKinley Park located at 2210 W. Pershing Road, Chicago, IL 60609.

ChicagoCHEC will have a booth and will also be actively involved in various health and physical activity demonstrations designed to entertain and educate the fair’s attendees.”

We are also looking for volunteers to help throughout the fair and help facilitate the above mentioned activities.  For more information re: volunteer opportunities, please contact Karina Bautista via email chhc@chicagohispanichealthcoalition.org or call them at (312) 842-2340. You may also visit their website at: www.ChicagoHispanicHealthCoalition.org

Do you want to be part of Team ChicagoCHEC for this event?  Please contact Elena Navas at e-navas-nacher@neiu.edu or via cell (312) 622-5041.



Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K

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Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Location: Grant Park
Address: (Columbus Drive at Balbo, SW corner)
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This year, we have organized a ChicagoCHEC Team to come in and support the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K. We’re writing to invite you to join us on Sunday, June 4th at Grant Park. It will be fun! We hope to see you there!

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Professional Grant Development Workshop: Master the techniques of writing superior winning proposals

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Sponsor/Host: The Grant Training Center
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago Student Center East Room 605
Address: 750 Halsted Chicago, IL 60607
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Professional Grant Development Workshop
Master the techniques of writing superior winning proposals
June 8-9, 2017
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
To be held at the:
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL
Sponsored by: The Grant Training Center

This intensive two-day grant proposal workshop is geared towards those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills, as well as beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing and writing winning proposals to various funding agencies. The focus will be on how to effectively write proposals in times of keen competition and limited resources.

Participants will learn how to:
1. Navigate the world of grant procurement
2. Research and identify potential funding sources
3. Address the guidelines of federal and foundation applications
4. Focus on foundation and corporate giving for the state of Illinois
5. Understand the new federal guidelines for writing winning grants
6. Know the review process and how to address key points for reviewers
7. Write winning grants that stand out against scores of competing submissions
8. Develop focused and realistic budgets
9. Demonstrate the merits excellence and innovation of your proposal
10. Package professional grant submissions

Our ultimate goal is for you to walk away with a product specific to your interests, which includes the grant design, abstract and budget.

To register:
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Questions? Call us at (866) 704-7268
Workshop Fee: $595.00 (includes a comprehensive directory, workbook, certificate of completion, and continental breakfast)
*Space is limited, and since this class fills up quickly, it is on a first-come, first-serve basis.*

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