Hope in Action

Hope in Action is now over, but you can still catch the best parts of the event by heading over to the site and clicking on the session you want to watch!

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.


12:00 PM Welcome to Hope in Action
Breast Cancer 101 Presentation

12:50 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! (Must be present to win)

1:35PM Understanding & Building Vaccine Confidence During Covid-19
Join Equal and Pfizer to learn more about the Pfizer vaccine.

2:25 Keynote Address with Desiree Rogers
Plus: Enter to win Raffle #2! (Must be present to win)

3:05PM 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.

3:45PM 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.

4:15PM 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!