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Dr. Bechara Choucair, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, and Ms. Kuliva Wilburn, Health Senior Program Officer at The Chicago Community Trust, will welcome conference attendees to Chicago at the conference Opening Reception, Wednesday, April 30, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

Community Site Visits are an important and unique aspect of the CCPH conference and do not compete with other conference programming. The site visits are your chance to get out of the hotel and visit innovative community-campus partnerships in Chicago! Read short descriptions of each site visit.

The 3rd National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Research is offered as a free pre-CCPH conference event for community partners who are interested and/or involved in research as a strategy for health equity and social justice. Space is limited - register today to secure your spot!


Featured Resources

The CCPH 13th International ConferenceWhether you are directly involved in community-based participatory research, service-learning or multi-sector coalitions - or are working to ensure the conditions are in place for such partnerships to thrive and have impact - the conference is designed to challenge and inspire you! Regardless of the social justice issue you are passionate about - health equity, education, environmental justice, food security, sustainability, indigenous rights and so forth - together we will explore how partnerships can transform our communities and institutions.

Join us April 30 - May 3, 2014 in Chicago for 4 days of skill-building, networking and agenda-setting! Register by April 23.


Featured Member

Janine Jurkowski is CCPH's latest Featured Member!
A long-time CCPH member and past work group chair for the Community-Based Public Health Caucus, Janine is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management, & Behavior at the University at Albany School of Public Health, Albany, NY. 

She recently completed an NIH-funded study that employed a Community-Based Participatory Research approach to understand and address childhood obesity among low income families, specifically families with a child in Head Start or Early Head Start in Rensselaer County.

Learn more about Janine and her work. Click here to read about past Featured Members. If you would like to be a Featured Member, or would like to refer a colleague, please email us.