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Arcadia’s Schulberg Named ‘Women Who Mean Business’ Honoree by Pacific Business News

By CHHSM Staff | September 7, 2021

Suzie Schulberg, president and CEO of the Arcadia Family of Companies in Honolulu, has been named one of 40 top “Women Who Mean Business” in 2021 by Pacific Business News. The women will be recognized during an Oct. 27 gala in Waikiki. The Pacific Business News (PBN) Women Who Mean Business Awards celebrate the  accomplishments…

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Parker Center Symposium Focuses on Impact of Racism on Health and Well Being of Older Adults of Color

By Barb Powell | September 7, 2021

In an intense examination of systemic racism in health care among older adults of color, the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging’s “At the Intersection of Race and Age” symposium Aug. 27 created opportunities for change through greater understanding of the ways in which discrimination and bias affect health outcomes. Held virtually and in…

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Justice and Peace Fellowship: United Church of Christ

By Guest Contributor | September 3, 2021

The United Church of Christ, National Ministries has an opening for a Justice and Peace Two-Year Fellowship.  We would like your assistance in spreading the word about this opening.  This Justice and Peace Fellow will advocate for justice in domestic and international policy at the federal level through the coalition work of faith-based advocacy offices, assist with…

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Operations Manager: UCC Open and Affirming Coalition

By Guest Contributor | September 3, 2021

The Open and Affirming (ONA) Coalition’s Operations Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and works in collaboration with Coalition staff and Leadership Team. This is a full-time position based in Cleveland, OH. About the Coalition The ONA Coalition is a 501(c)3 non-profit with offices in downtown Cleveland affiliated with the United Church of Christ,…

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Uplands Village Celebrates 100 Years of Service and Care

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | September 2, 2021

This story originally appeared on the Uplands’ website Aug. 15, 2021. It is reprinted here with permission. The last section is by Uplands resident Jean Nelson. On August 4, 1921, Elizabeth Fletcher and Dr. May Cravath Wharton rented a small two-story building that formerly served as a store to a local farmer. On the top…

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President and Chief Executive Officer: Council for Health and Human Service Ministries

By CHHSM Staff | September 2, 2021

The Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) is seeking a President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide leadership in service to realize our mission and vision. The candidate of choice will be a thoughtful, action-oriented leader who serves as a convenor, connector, accelerator, and driver of innovation. The incumbent will ensure that…

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Dosia Carlson: A Long Life that Made a Difference

By Guest Contributor | September 1, 2021

By Barbara Brown Zikmund She was a young woman born in 1930 who wanted to become a missionary in China. However, after an encounter with polio, her life unfolded in new ways. She studied at Oberlin (Ohio) College, attended a seminary, was ordained, earned a doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh and for 14 years…

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Advocate Aurora Health Joins Milwaukee Health Leaders to Boost Diverse Hiring and Purchasing

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | August 31, 2021

A group of eight healthcare and educational institutions, including UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health, announced Aug. 5 the launch of a new program aiming to significantly increase hiring and corporate spending in Milwaukee’s lowest-income ZIP codes. The Milwaukee Anchor Collaborative, comprised of major healthcare and educational institutions, has pledged to hire more people of color and…

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CHHSM Discussion Group to Delve into ‘Reason to Have Hope’ Course

By Barb Powell | August 24, 2021

CHHSM’s Reason to Have Hope: A Public Health Response to Racism course is the third offering of the Together We Learn Discussion Group program. The discussion on the multi-part, online, interactive, free course begins Sept. 14. “Reason to Have Hope was created as a resource for the UCC General Synod resolution — co-authored by CHHSM…

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St. John’s Community Care’s Berry Honored as Woman of Distinction by YWCA

By CHHSM Staff | August 23, 2021

Nancy Berry, executive director of St. John’s Community Care in Collinsville, Ill., has been nominated and selected as one of YWCA of Alton (Ill.)’s Women of Distinction. Berry was part of the class of 2020 honorees who were celebrated along with the 2021 selections at the end of August. Berry’s journey with St. John’s Community…

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