I will participate in an Ex-Offender caucus at Carepoint Adult, Child & Family Association’s health fair entitled “Ex-Offender Day” on Friday, September 21, 2007. The event will be held from 10AM to 4PM in the Uptown neighborhood at Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson, Chicago, IL 60640.
This free public health fair will feature health care services including HIV/AIDS and Cancer screenings
, workshops, resume assistance, food, raffles, free clothing, prizes/gifts, case management, free haircuts and makeovers all geared toward helping ex-offenders maintain re-entry into society.
Along withmyself, the invited speakers include the Illinois Department of Public Health, Theodora Binion, Director of Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, and Rex Alexander, Project Director of Access to Recovery. Dr. Terry Mason, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health and Dr. Eric Whittaker, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, will also participate in the panel.