Windy City Media Group Frontpage News Home
CELEBRATING 28+ YEARS OF Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender NEWS

Search Gay News Articles
Advanced Search
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2014-09-10
Download Issue
  News Index       Archives   About WCMG    Publications    Bars & Clubs     Calendar   Videos   Advertisers    OUT! Guide    Classifieds   AIDS @ 32
 Local | National | World | Politics | Obits | Profiles | Views | Entertainment | Theater | Dance | Music | Film | Art | Books | TV/Gossip
 Travel | History | Marriage | Youth | Trans | Lesbian | Celebrations | Food | Nightlife | Sports | Health | Real Estate | Autos | Pets | Crime

Chicago LGBTQ Youth Job Fair Oct. 22 Chicago LGBTQ Youth Job Fair Oct. 22
Work! Chicago, an LGBTQ youth job fair, will be hosted Wed., Oct. ...

Browse Gay News Index   Browse Gay News Archives
  Windy City Times

Suburban project gets HIV/AIDS grant
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2012-12-04

facebook twitter pin it del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email


The project RAICES has once again received a $150,000 Quality of Life grant.

The Quality of Life Fund and the Illinois Department of Public Health fund the grant in accordance with the goals of the Illinois and national HIV/AIDS strategies, which involve anti-stigma efforts in the fight against AIDS.

RAICES is an anti-stigma project addressing key challenges experienced that young people in the Cicero and Berwyn communities face.

In the past year, RAICES has created a series of LGBT educational events, trained more than 150 youth on LGBT issues, and developed a bilingual social marketing campaign that addresses LGBT inclusion and acceptance. The poster will be unveiled at the Olympic Theatre in Cicero Saturday, Dec. 8.

Pictured are (from left) RAICES program participants Cesar Carrillo, Christopher Avalos, Emmanuel Garcia (project leader) and Reyna Ortiz. Photo courtesy of Garcia


facebook twitter pin it del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily
agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here.
Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you
stay on this page, the more you help us.

Thousands run, walk to fight HIV/AIDS 2014-09-14
Agencies push state to release HIV/AIDS funds 2014-09-10
CDPH's Project CHAT surveys gay, bi men 2014-09-10
Operation Do Ask, Do Tell: Symposium on health for military GLBTs 2014-09-10
Women's Film; Martina proposes; Sky finals; AIDS Run, Walk 2014-09-09
Legislators call for consistent, nondiscriminatory tissue donation policy 2014-09-08
TPAN launches 2014's 'A Day with HIV' 2014-09-08
Agencies push state to release HIV/AIDS funds 2014-09-07
Chicago Surrogacy Seminar, Gay Parenting Expo Sept. 13 2014-09-04
SPORTS EVENTS AIDS Run; Race Judicata, tennis tournament 2014-09-03
PASSAGES: Healthcare advocate Caryn Berman dies 2014-09-02
HBHC responds to AHF anti-PrEP ads 2014-08-30
NCLR representing conversion survivor alleging abuse 2014-08-27
Lambda launches Know Your Rights At Work for LGBT, HIV+ 2014-08-27
Attendees board 'Soul Train' at ALCC event 2014-08-27
New Lurie clinic marks $2.5-million gift 2014-08-26
World AIDS Museum opens in Fort Lauderdale 2014-08-26
Study: LGBT Americans report less access to health care 2014-08-26
New study sees financial struggles among LGBT Americans 2014-08-25
A Day with HIV, Chicago Cultural Center, Sept. 5 2014-08-24
NLGJA 2014: Health writers discuss HIV/AIDS reporting 2014-08-24
Red Pump Project talks HIV/AIDS awareness 2014-08-20
DANCE Francisco AviƱa's one-man show is about 'A.r.T.' 2014-08-19
Pot luck: Canna-business confab coming to Chicago 2014-08-19
AFC in report to UN about HIV and minorities 2014-08-13
Condoms' Aug. 13 at Little Black Pearl 2014-08-13
Chenoweth's health; James Franco's change; Sam Smith 2014-08-13
Federal officials discuss HIV/AIDS progress 2014-08-10
National groups offer support to LGBT cancer survivors 2014-08-06
HIV/AIDS, stigma fight brings lesbian couple together 2014-08-06
Mother of Ryan White to Congress: Maintain commitment 2014-07-30
Ryan White's mom's campaign; HIV removed from human cells 2014-07-30
AIDS policy listening session Aug. 5 2014-07-30
Claudia Mosier receives honor 2014-07-30
SAID tags +$500M toward creating AIDS-free generation 2014-07-27
Lambda: Stop HIV-based prosecutions due to DOJ guidance 2014-07-27
CDPH launches Project CHAT 2014 survey to inform HIV plans 2014-07-27
PrEP effective with few doses a week; no new dosing strategies 2014-07-23
Journalist Vargas detained; Lambda Legal's call 2014-07-22
Clinical counselor Matthew Dempsey on gay men, body image 2014-07-22





Copyright © 2014 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 



 

Agencies push state to release HIV/AIDS funds
 
Pride Films, Plays' Women's Words Film Fest premieres shorts
 
Laverne Cox, Dustin Lance Black and Jason Collins at Chicago House event
 
Roosevelt doc sidesteps Eleanor's sexuality
 
Local news: Gay Indian prince, HBHC raises wages
 
Windy City Times Current DownloadNightspots Current DownloadQueercast Current Download
Windy City Media Group BlogsJoin Our Email List!Donate Now



  News Index       Archives   About WCMG    Publications    Bars & Clubs     Calendar   Videos   Advertisers    OUT! Guide    Classifieds   AIDS @ 32
 Local | National | World | Politics | Obits | Profiles | Views | Entertainment | Theater | Dance | Music | Film | Art | Books | TV/Gossip
 Travel | History | Marriage | Youth | Trans | Lesbian | Celebrations | Food | Nightlife | Sports | Health | Real Estate | Autos | Pets | Crime



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video      News Videos      Nightspots Videos      Entertainment Videos      Queercast Videos      Comedy Videos     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.