Network Organizing

15 Jun 2016 Young Parents Summit

By Nataly Barrera, Chicagoland Organizing Manager.On Thursday, May 26th, ICAH, in collaboration with Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School, hosted a summit for young parents. Over 30 pregnant and parenting young people and 25 adults that work with young people were in attendance.The youth summit was an opportunity...

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14 Mar A Lifetime Passion for Social Justice Reform

By Barbara Kaplan, Secretary, Board of Directors.I was exposed to ICAH during my time as a volunteer with For Youth Inquiry (FYI), a performance-based group that offers participatory plays that open the door to safe and engaging conversations about sexual health and sexual violence prevention with youth audiences. My interest...

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09 Apr Job Opening: Chicagoland Organizing Manager (Deadline: April 24th)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating interest & qualifications and resume to Paula Martin at paula@icah.org by April 24th. Please include "Chicagoland Organizing Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls please.DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition: Chicagoland Organizing ManagerPosition Type: Permanent, Full TimeAreas of focus: OrganizingLocation: Chicago, IllinoisReports to: Executive...

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Title IX Town Hall School Network April 15 2015

23 Mar Let’s Talk Town Hall on April 15th, 2015: Support the Academic Rights of Pregnant and Parenting Youth

RSVP Online - Space is LimitedWhen: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 8:30am to 11:30amWhat: ICAH's School Network is hosting a town hall in the Southern Suburbs following the national release of the US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights recommendations to support the academic success of pregnant and parenting students under Title IX.Where: Thornton High School Vocational/Technical Building...

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Advocacy Day 2014 | #StopPNA Parental Notification of Abortion L

11 Mar PRESS RELEASE: Youth Leaders to Meet with Illinois Legislators to Advocate for Rights

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (March 24th, 2015) Youth leaders from the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health will be meeting with their legislators in Springfield to advocate for the rights and health of young people, regardless of identity. Specifically, the youth leaders, ages 16-24, are standing in opposition to conversion therapy and asking for a...

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Healthcare Town Hall March 11 2015

26 Feb Enhanced Healthcare Training Opportunity: Youth and Healthcare – March 11, 2015

Wed. March 11th, 2015 from 9:00 - 11:00am Register Online [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10']Silver Cross Hospital Conference Room 1B 1900 Silver Cross Blvd, New Lenox, IL 60451 [Map It] (Free parking on site.)[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10']Cost: Free [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10']During this two hour event,...

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ICAH Town Hall Jan 2015 Title IX

24 Feb What’s New in ICAH’s Networks [Spring 2015]

School Network Hosts Second Title IX Town Hall On January 16th, ICAH hosted an informational session for school personnel and community advocates at the YWCA in Glendale Heights about supporting the academic success of pregnant and parenting youth under Title IX.  The informational session included an overview of Title IX as it...

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