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Howard Brown Health

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.

Citywide

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.

Citywide

‘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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Citywide

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, 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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.

South Chicago, East Side

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.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

‘Puck And Grind’ Combines Burlesque And Hockey To Raise Money For LGBTQ Health Group

The event will raise money for Howard Brown Health.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted