Racial Equity 2030

Healing Through Justice: A Community-Led Breakthrough Strategy for Healing-Centered Communities in Illinois, U.S.A.

Communities United

Communities United and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago will bring to scale “Healing through Justice,” a youth-led movement for healing to make breakthroughs in supporting and sustaining community-led approaches to healing-centered communities.

Last Updated: September 2022
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Competition Participation
Racial Justice 2030
Racial Equity 2030
Subject
Health
Current Work Location(s):
  • Illinois, United States
  • Illinois, United States
Priority Population(s):
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • At-risk youth
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
  • 3. Good health and well-being
  • 11. Sustainable cities and communities
  • 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

Executive Summary

For many Black and Brown youth in Chicago, systemic racism has a profound impact on their mental health, as well as the well-being of their communities. Communities United and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago will bring to scale “Healing through Justice,” a youth-led movement for community healing through community engagement, leadership and advocacy training and the development of strategies for health system changes. 

Organization Details
Lead Organization

Communities United

website: http://www.communitiesunited.org/
Organization Headquarters
Illinois, United States
Organization ID
36-4394374
Number of Full-time Employees
10 to 25
Annual Operating Budget
$1.0 to 5 Million
Type
Non-profit

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