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2017 Illinois Reentry Conference: Healthy Equity & Reentry

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Springfield, IL 62703

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Join public health professionals, healthcare providers, social service agencies, and community members at the 2017 Illinois Reentry Conference: Health Equity & Reentry...Connecting the Dots.

The 2017 Illinois Reentry Conference is sponsored by the Community Reentry Project through Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago and Illinois Department of Public Health. The goal of this conference is to convene bright minds and build skills around reentry, social justice, and positive health outcomes for current and formerly incarcerated populations.

Conference Schedule:

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Networking and Community Reentry Project Reception

Professional attire requested.

Thursday October 19, 2017

Time: 9:00am-4:30pm

Plenaries, Breakout Sessions, and Networking

Check-in and registration begins at 8:30am

Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all conference attendees

Breakout session topics include:

  • Harm Reduction
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention and Education, PrEP
  • Cultural Competency
  • Women's Prison Health
  • Addressing the Social Deteminants of Health for the Reentry Community
  • Health Disparities, Trends and Barriers to Reentry: A Client's Perspective
  • Linkage to Care and Discharge Planning

There is no cost to attend this conference, however, you must RSVP. If you wish to receive continuing education units, a fee of $10 will be charged and can be paid in cash at the conference.

Event Location:
Crowne Plaza Springfield
3000 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703

To reserve a hotel room for this event, use group code 'AF0' or click the link below. Also, note that rooms must be booked by September 27, 2017 for this discount.

https://www.crowneplaza.com/redirect?path=asearch&brandCode=cp&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=SPICC&checkInDate=18&checkInMonthYear=092017&checkOutDate=19&checkOutMonthYear=092017&rateCode=6CBARC&_PMID=99801505&GPC=AF0&viewfullsite=true

Registration for the conference will close on Wednesday October 11, 2017.

If you wish to nominate a deserving individual for the Community Reentry Project Champion Award, click here: https://goo.gl/forms/2F41rOxgnTqaxNxB2 .

If you have any problems registering, please contact Rashonda Williams at rashonda.williams@phimc.org or 312-698-2988, ext 133.

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