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Equal Hope launches Nix The Risk to eradicate cervical cancer by 2040

January 11, 2024

Nix The Risk is a campaign that Equal Hope launched to underscore our commitment to eradicating cervical cancer in Chicago by 2040. Here’s what you need to know about cervical cancer.

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Photo of a girl working with recruiter for Equal Hope's Hiring Event.

We’re Hiring!

November 21, 2023

Take the next step in your career journey with us! We’re all about creating a workplace that’s both dynamic and welcoming. We invite you to check out our current job openings below and discover how your skills and passion can align with our vision. Your exciting career path begins here! ________________________________ Patient Navigator – Gynecology

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Announcements

Join Equal Hope’s Health Ambassadors Program!

February 3, 2023

Equal Hope will be launching a Health Ambassadors Program on Wednesday, March 15th. This is an exciting opportunity for 18-24-year-olds in the Chicagoland area. Health Ambassadors will build and practice skills during their involvement with the program. Activities planned include canvassing with Equal Hope’s own community health workers, scheduling events, learning about health equity and

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Centering Cervical Cancer Care

January 23, 2023

Researchers at UI Health and UI Cancer Center are conducting focus groups of people from your community in hopes of learning how they can improve the way they provide care for patients with cervical cancer. These researchers would like to connect with people who could be getting cervical cancer screening (Pap tests) but have not

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Join Our Associate Board!

January 16, 2024

The Equal Hope Associate Board strives to build a diverse and invested board of current, retired & aspiring professionals (including students and healthcare trainees) from all disciplines and backgrounds who support Equal Hope’s mission to promote equitable health outcomes across Chicago and Northern Lake County by increasing access to high quality healthcare through quality assessment,

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A Statement on the Corrosive Effects of Structural Racism

June 2, 2020

The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Surely now is such a time of challenge and controversy – a time when inequity and injustice in our society are jarringly on

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Caring for our Community During COVID-19

March 16, 2020

Dear Equal Hope Community: These are difficult times as our global community is challenged with covid-19 (Coronavirus). We want you to know that Equal Hope is doing everything we can to contribute to community wellness. Here are the steps we are taking for our clients and navigators: We are available for our clients, especially those

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Check out Equal Hope’s Cervical Cancer PSA

February 27, 2020

Check out Equal Hope’s new cervical health PSA! What an honor to have Val Warner and Robin Robinson as spokeswomen for cervical cancer prevention. Uninsured? Underinsured? Unsure? Contact Equal Hope now for a free pap screening. Call 312-942-3368 or visit us at equalhope.org

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Stories

Can a Vaccine Really Prevent Cancer?

February 27, 2020

Cervical Cancer is an almost 100% preventable disease caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Nearly all of us (>80%) will be exposed to HPV in our lifetime, but only certain strains of the virus are related to cancer. The surest way to protect yourself against cancer-causing strains of HPV is to get vaccinated. The HPV vaccination

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Equal Hope Rebrand PSA

February 27, 2020

Rebranding can be tough – especially when there’s a name change involved! We are so excited to continue our health equity work under our new, much shorter name, EQUAL HOPE!

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Stories

Equal Hope Featured in the Tribune

February 27, 2020

In 2015 Angela Williams of Morgan Park was diagnosed with cervical cancer for the first time. Today, after beating cancer three times, Williams wants to do what she can to raise awareness about cervical cancer. Thanks to a group of dedicated doctors from a number of Chicago area hospitals and health equity advocates here at

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