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HCI discussed with Black Doctors.org how banks are breaking the law

HCI discussed with Black Doctors.org how banks are breaking the law

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HCI talks with Chicago Crusader newspaper about bank accountability

HCI talks with Chicago Crusader newspaper about bank accountability

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Southland Youth Expressions July 25th Health Festival
HCI Celebrates our 2014-2015 Graduates

HCI Celebrates our 2014-2015 Graduates

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Baby Bounce Father Shower & Basketball Tournament

Success Stories

Tytina Sanders-Bey CLC:

I just wanted to share some exciting information. This past week I was given the opportunity to speak to Congress, on Capital Hill. It was my pleasure to ask for 25 million dollars for Healthy Start Funding. I was able to share my story as a Healthy Start Success story. I started off as a pregnant teen who was a healthy start participant. I was given to opportunity to obtain quality prenatal care,birth classes, and breastfeeding classes. Attending the required visits enabled me to obtain things i needed for my baby. Clothing, blankets, and lots of things needed to care for a baby. This helped me tremendously as I didn’t have any income. I didn’t have much support at home and was considered an embarrassment by some family members, because I was a teenager having a baby out of wedlock. I was a dedicated healthy start participant because I felt the staff really cared about me. As time went on, my baby and I were featured on a healthy start brochure in 1999/2000. Shortly there after I was offered a job with healthy start as an outreach worker. I went from doing out reach to becoming a La Leche League International Breast Feeding Peer Counselor and Program administrator. Eventually funding was cut and I lost my position with Healthy Start. While I was employed I was able to build a relationship with agencies such and WIC and Health Connect One. I was able to be a apart of The Chicago Region Breastfeeding Task force and do even more networking. Although I was no longer working for Healthy start, I was still in a position to help moms and babies. As it stands I am a Certified Lactation Counselor and I work as a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for Illinois WIC.

I hope that the funding is granted, and thank you for listening


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