Youth Send Powerful Messages of Love and Determination During UCAN Awards

By Barb Powell | June 12, 2019

Every day, the staff at UCC-related UCAN in Chicago works hard to help teens turn their lives around through counseling, advocacy, family and individual social service programs, youth leadership development, and education. But on June 6 at UCAN’s 20th annual Youth Leadership Awards, the staff and the wider Chicago community had the chance to hear…

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Local Partnership Helps UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health Better Serve Older Adults

By CHHSM Staff | April 8, 2019

Each day, more adults turn 65, qualifying for Medicare. U.S. Census Bureau statistics project that the 65-and-older population will reach 83.7 million by 2050, almost double from the 2012 level of 43.1 million. To serve the increasing older adult population, UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health — headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., and Chicago — is partnering with…

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Polar Peace Marchers Advocate, Raise Funds for United Church of Christ’s UCAN

By Barb Powell | November 10, 2017

This coming January, a different sort of march takes place in Chicago that not only honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., but supports efforts to end gun violence in the city. The Polar Peace March takes place Jan. 18, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m. Founded four years ago by UCAN — a United…

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