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Health justice speakers bureau

We're recruiting new speakers now

The Speakers Bureau is a cohort of community and practice leaders who speak in UIC School of Public Health courses, recognizing that learning from various kinds of expertise prepares students to better engage with community-based efforts in our shared work towards a healthy, just society.  Learn more about the Speakers Bureau below, and contact the SPH Collaboratory for Health Justice with any questions at sphcollaboratory@gmail.com.

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Interested in becoming a speaker?  The Spring 2022 pilot for the speakers bureau is open to any community or practice leaders interested in serving as a guest lecturer in a School of Public Health course.

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A student asks a question of a panel discussion at the 2019 Minority Health Conference.

Learn about the community members who are a part of SPH’s Health Justice Speakers Bureau.  Profiles of speakers will be available soon.

Request a speaker

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Fill out the form linked below to request a speaker to join your public health course at SPH.

Who are we looking for to be members of the speakers bureau? Heading link

  • Grassroots efforts

    Are you engaged in grassroots efforts to improve social justice, health justice or public health?

  • Lived experiences

    Do you want to share your lived experience and community expertise with public health students to help them understand health justice on the ground?

  • Collaborate with students

    Do you want to collaborate with students in a problem-solving session related to your work?

  • Building knowledge

    Is there knowledge you and student s can build together that would enhance your community-engaged work?

  • Community perspectives

    Do you want to share a community-based perspective on reciprocal partnerships with future public health practitioners and researchers?

  • Sharing data

    Do you have experience sharing public health data in ways that community members can easily understand?

  • Community organizing

    Are you a community organizer engaged in efforts or campaigns related to health justice (examples : environmental justice, food sovereignty, community mental health access , disability justice, prison abolition, education equity, “treatment not trauma” and related campaigns , restorative justice, housing justice, gender equity, LGBTQ rights, reparations, etc.)?

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