Every year during National Public Health Week and National Minority Health Month (April), the Illinois Dept. of Public Health recognizes individuals and organizations for their efforts in promoting health, prevention and advancing health equity. This year, Proviso Partners for Health and Loyola’s School based Health Center at Proviso East High School (www.loyolasbhc.org/ ) have been given this award.
These honorees, known as Public Health Champions, demonstrate leadership, courage, and commitment in their support and efforts to improve the community's health. Furthermore, honorees are considered forward-thinking and visionary in striving to develop and implement innovative programs.
Left to right: Kena Noland, CLOCC; Adam Becker, CLOCC; Yolanda Pham, Loyola student; Deniene Willis, PP4H Community Improvement Advisor; Shanika Blanton PhD, PP4H Program Manager; Juana Ballesteros, IDPH; Sue Flanagan, PP4H, Mary Mora, PP4H; Lena Hatchett PhD, PP4H Executive Lead, Sarah Welch, CLOCC; Blair Harvey, PHIMC; Ann Andreoni, RN PP4H & Loyola School of Nursing, Dominique Johnson, CLOCC.
Proviso Giving Garden Awarded a $2,500 Grant from Fairlife Milk. The Award is for Organizations Making a Change in Their Communities
The Proviso Giving Garden was awarded a grant from Fairlife . Watch the awards ceremony in the video below.
Fairlife milk not only produces healthy dairy products, but they are working with groups in Chicago to help improve the way people eat!
Proviso Partners For Health
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