The Niagara Movement Remembered By Cassiette West-Williams

Brilliant, brazen and bold are what the Niagara Movement can be described as from a historical perspective. Black people gathered together to improve and uplift our race in 1905, as some people thought (and still think) that African Americans should work as servants or in menial roles. Equal housing, access to employment, better public education … Continue reading The Niagara Movement Remembered By Cassiette West-Williams

Getting to Zero – Illinois By Chris Wade, HIV Care Connect Project Coordinator

The Getting to Zero framework began developing just over a year ago as a group of people living with HIV, advocates, service providers and government officials started meeting to explore a plan to dramatically affect the course of the HIV epidemic in Illinois. After a year of analysis, planning, gathering community input and engaging key … Continue reading Getting to Zero – Illinois By Chris Wade, HIV Care Connect Project Coordinator

I wish someone would have told me…Going Away to College By Meicka “J”

Going away to college is an experience you will never forget. It is the first time many have been away from people who raised you. It’s exciting but yet scary. A lot of scary thoughts creep into your mind about living away from home and especially if you have a roommate. It is a test … Continue reading I wish someone would have told me…Going Away to College By Meicka “J”

Parents: Prepare with a Plan! By Katherine Young

School is right around the corner: parents—are you ready? Let’s start the school year off right by properly planning. You may still have time to schedule your child’s doctor’s appointments prior to the start of school or you can use the resources provided by the Peoria Public School District 150 for PPS 150 students. Remember: … Continue reading Parents: Prepare with a Plan! By Katherine Young