On March 20, CCR received the 2019 Own Award presented by the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana which recognizes organizations and individuals who have made the world a better place by advancing opportunities for girls and women.
Last week, Dr. Rebecca Ford-Paz spoke with Univision following a panel presentation hosted by Youth Guidance discussing a newly published paper she co-authored entitled, WOW: A Participatory Formative Evaluation of a Community Developed Intervention. The event highlighted the community-academic partnership CCR participated in that worked to build the WOW program research readiness.
CCR, Lurie Children's, and local mental health advocates joined Brandon Dasent, a survivor of the Parkland shooting, and VOYCE leaders as they launched a campaign called Rethinking Safety. It calls for more behavioral and mental health support for students through grant programs, more investments in school-based clinics and evidence-based research to document the school-to-prison pipeline.
CCR Associate Director Dr. Tali Raviv, joined WBEZ's Morning Shift for a conversation on how to best support survivors of sexual abuse and destigmatize gender-based violence, especially among young people.
CCR team member, Caryn Curry, sat down with Heidi Stevens from the Chicago Tribune to talk about creating a healthy emotional environment at home for children.