ARCC Highlighted at 15th Anniversary CCPH Conference
A six-member team from the Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) attended the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health’s (CCPH) 15th Anniversary Conference April 18-21, 2012 in Houston, Texas.
(Left to right) William Healey, Jen Kauper-Brown, Hyeyoung
The team gave two oral and poster presentations. The first showcased ARCC’s CBPR Seed Grant Program and was presented by Abel Nunez (Centro Romero) and William Healey (Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University), both ARCC Steering Committee members and seed grant recipients. The second presentation discussed ARCC’s efforts to build organizational community-based participatory research capacity for community partners through two grants from The Chicago Community Trust. This was presented by Roxane Medina (Youth Empowering Strategies/YES!, ARCC Steering Committee Member and Mentor), Hyeyoung Lee (Korean American Community Services and Mentee) and Kaoru Watanabe (Cambodian Association of Illinois and Mentee).
Additionally, ARCC Director Jen Kauper-Brown co-presented an oral session with partners from the University of Chicago’s Urban Health Initiative and Washington Park Consortium on the Community Grand Rounds series. All sessions were very well received and team returned to Chicago inspired and with many new ideas to share. Presentations will be posted shortly at www.ARCConline.net. Further information about CCPH: www.CCPH.info.