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Howard Brown Health Strike Ends, But Union Says Fight To Reinstate 61 Laid-Off Workers Continues
The Howard Brown Health employees were laid off Tuesday, which was the first day of the strike. Organization leaders say the layoffs are necessary to close a $12 million shortfall.
Howard Brown Health Workers Go On Strike, Warn Of ‘More Burnout And Turnover’ As LGBTQ Organization Lays Off 64 Workers
Employees accused Howard Brown Health of violating labor law as they push for a union contract and said the layoffs reduce critical health services for vulnerable people. Organization leaders say they are trying to close a $12 million shortfall.
South And West Siders Are Most Affected By HIV/AIDS. More Funding, Services Are Needed, Expert Says
The ongoing stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS as well as economic disparities continue to prevent marginalized communities from accessing treatment and prevention for the disease.
Howard Brown Health Workers, Protesters Blast Planned Layoffs: ‘I’m Fighting For My Job Because I Love This Work’
The health care center's leaders say they must cut jobs to help reduce costs, but union members say they want proof layoffs are financially necessary.
With New Union, Howard Brown Health Workers Hope To Address Understaffing, Burnout At LGBTQ Health Care Organization
Howard Brown leaders have said they will recognize the union and bargain in good faith.
‘Do People Outside The LGBTQ+ Community Got Skin?’: Experts Fight Monkeypox Stigma
More than 100 people have been diagnosed with monkeypox in Chicago. Howard Brown Health experts are encouraging people to learn how it spreads to prevent more infections.
Howard Brown Health Workers Say They’re Facing Understaffing, Burnout As They Push To Unionize
Non-nursing staff at Howard Brown Health are looking to join the Illinois Nurses Association union in an attempt to address a variety of issues they say they're facing at the LGBTQ-affirming health care organization.
Howard Brown Begins Construction On Larger Health Clinic, Doubling Its Capacity In Northalsted
The five-story Howard Brown Health facility is expected to open in 2023 and will replace the organization's smaller clinic a few blocks south in Northalsted.
Howard Brown Demolishes 100-Year-Old Auto Garage In Edgewater As Health Center Plots Local Expansion
Howard Brown Health said it is planning a building project at Hollywood Avenue and Broadway but final details have yet to take form.
Howard Brown Health Demolishes 100-Year-Old Building On Edgewater’s Motor Row, Angering Preservationists
Howard Brown Health bought the former garage at 5650-56 N. Broadway in April and received a demolition permit last week. It has not publicly announced plans for the site.
Despite Canceled Pride Parade, Pride Fest Will Go On As Planned And Add A Day
Howard Brown Health criticized Market Days organizers for a lack of COVID-19 precautions, but the organization said it supports extending the October festival.
Pride Parade And Market Days Should Require Masks And Other COVID Precautions — Or Cancel, Howard Brown Says
Market Days and the Pride Parade should take stricter COVID-19 safety precautions, the top LGBTQ health care group said.
A LGBTQ+ Community Center Is Coming To The South Side. Neighbors Say It Needs Collaborative, Local Leadership
Howard Brown Health is planning a South Side health and community center for LGBTQ residents, supported by $15 million in state funding.
City Vaccination Site Now Open At Trumbull Park. Here’s How Far South Side Adults Can Sign Up
The site, 2400 E. 105th St., will offer first-dose appointments Thursdays and Saturdays through April 17 for adult residents of four Far South Side neighborhoods.
Howard Brown Offering Free Coronavirus Testing At National Museum Of Mexican Art In Pilsen
Coronavirus testing is available 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. It's free, no appointment is needed and you can get tested regardless of immigration status.
Seeing Spike In Demand For Youth Services During Pandemic, Howard Brown Expands Into Uptown Storefront
The LGBTQ-focused health organization is adding office space at Broadway and Sunnyside to accommodate its growing health care work.
Free Masks, Coronavirus Tests Available Friday In Grand Crossing Parking Lot
The mobile testing site at 7522 S. Greenwood Ave. is coordinated by New Life Covenant Church Southeast, Howard Brown Health and Ald. Michelle Harris.
South Side LGBTQ Center In The Works; Officials Looking At Sites In Washington Park, Bronzeville And South Shore
An online portal for neighbors to give feedback on the center's priorities and location will debut in early 2020, as organizers shoot to open the center in February 2024.
Ald. Howard Brookins Could Face Runoff Against Marvin McNeil Again In 21st Ward
Ald. Howard Brookins beat Marvin McNeil in a runoff in 2015, and appears on the brink of a rematch.
‘Puck And Grind’ Combines Burlesque And Hockey To Raise Money For LGBTQ Health Group
The event will raise money for Howard Brown Health.