Hope in Action

Join us on Saturday, February 6th for a FREE, fun health education event, with tons of great health information, resources, raffles, presentations and more! Learn more about common women’s cancers and how to prevent them, learn how to access care during a pandemic, and attend an info session the Pfizer vaccine. You can stay for the entire event, or just go to the sessions you are interested in. Full agenda below.


PLUS: Don’t miss out on your chance to win prizes, including gift cards, gift baskets, and a 55″ TV. Raffles will be held during select sessions. Must be present to win. See agenda below.


12:00 PM Welcome to Hope in Action

12:35 PM Cervical Cancer & HPV 101
Learn about HPV related cancers and prevention with HPV Vaccine. Understand better the guidelines on cervical cancer screening with pap smears and HPV test to better protect yourself and your family. Learn how to advocate for yourself and others to prevent cervical cancer and share your knowledge. Presentation by Dr. Nita Lee, UChicago Medicine
Plus: Enter to win Raffle #1!

1:25PM A Closer look at the Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine
Join Equal and Pfizer to learn more about the Pfizer vaccine.

2:15PM Hispanic Health Disparities and Health Tips
Join the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition for a presentation on Hispanic health disparities around diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and COVID-19. Learn healthy tips regarding PPE and social distancing, as well how to use nutrition as medicine.

3:00PM The Importance of a Medical Home and Planned Parenthood
Learn about the services Planned Parenthood provides and their growing telehealth services. Review education initiates and the importance of having regular care.
Plus: Enter to win Raffle #2!

3:45PM Public Benefits for Family Support
An informational presentation about Medicaid, TANF, WIC, and SNAP by our partners at EverThrive Illinois
Plus: Enter to win our FINAL RAFFLE for a 55″ TV! (Must be present to win!