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African Summit & Resource Fair

United African Organization

Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, United States

African Summit & Resource Fair

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The Summit is the premiere forum of its kind in the Midwest with a special focus on contemporary African issues, public policy advocacy and community empowerment. It brings together scholars, legislators, community activists, policy analysts and students, and individuals like you, to engage in constructive dialogue about Africa and the Diaspora.

The Resource Fair provides information and resources to the community on Immigration, Legal Assistance, Employment, Housing, Health, Education, Business, and many more.

See you on May 18th!

7TH CHICAGO AFRICAN SUMMIT

COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR!  
  SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
700 East Oakwood Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653

(NEIU Carruther's Center for Inner City Studies)

 

 PLENARY SESSIONS






8:30 A.M.

Registration and Breakfast 

 
9:00 A.M.

Africans and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

 

11:00 A.M.

Health Care Reform: what is in it for the community?

 

12:30 P.M.

Organizing Africans: Local & National perspectives

 

A special highlight of the Summit will be the official release of UAO's  "Chicago African Cabdrivers Health Study" and Summit attendees will be among the first to receive executive summary of the report!

 
RESOURCE FAIR UNTIL 5:00 P.M.

 
  * IMMIGRATION RESOURCES
  * MOCK CITIZENSHIP INTERVIEWS
  * FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS
  * ENROLL INTO COUNTY CARE 
  * LEGAL SERVICES
  * EMPLOYMENT
  * HOUSING: MORTGAGE / FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE
  * EDUCATION RESOURCES
   
 

ENROLL into County Care:

Medicaid for adults

aged 19-64 with no

health insurance

 
 

 

 
 

 


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700 E. Oakwood Blvd.
Chicago, 60653

Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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United African Organization

The United African Organization is a dynamic coalition of African national associations that promotes social and economic justice, civic participation, and empowerment of African immigrants and refugees in Illinois.

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