News and Updates

News and Updates

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Driving Change through the Housing Justice Fund 

Since 2020, Chicago Funders Together to End Homelessness (CFTEH) has brought together 30+ local funders to combat homelessness in Chicago. A key achievement was the 2022 launch of the Housing...
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A Closer Look: Introducing Our New Board Members

Join us in welcoming our newest board members, Former Representative Greg Harris, Marvin Lindsay, Dr. Edward Linn and Dr. Stacy Raviv. We are thrilled to welcome these exceptional individuals to...
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Drastic reductions in Victims of Crime Act funding will adversely impact organizations providing gender-based violence services

Written by Michael Reese Program Director, Jennifer Rosenkranz To heal and thrive, it is critical that survivors can access high-quality, culturally appropriate services, which may include forensic testing, counseling, legal...
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Michael Reese welcomes new Chief Program Officer, Blair Harvey, MSW

Gayla Brockman, Michael Reese President and CEO, and Blair Harvey, Chief Program Officer We are thrilled to announce the addition of Blair Harvey, MSW as the new Chief Program Officer...
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Michael Reese’s first incubation project launches its own grantmaking initiative – the Housing Justice Fund

Launched in 2020, Chicago Funders Together to End Homelessness (CFTEH) is Michael Reese's first incubation project. Now, CFTEH has built its first grantmaking initiative to address gaps in homelessness funding...
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Michael Reese Grants Additional Funds To Reproductive Access

Following up on our commitment to safe and equitable reproductive care and access, we've awarded two grants to Chicago area abortion providers.
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Michael Reese awards its first “Go Big” allocation to Sinai Chicago

In our first "Go Big" allocation, Michael Reese has given $1 million to Sinai Chicago to support a new electronic health record system.
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Michael Reese Health Trust Response on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

The recent ruling by the Supreme Court violates our core values by restricting access to reproductive health care for millions of people across the country, particularly populations we serve.
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