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Posts from the “Testimonial” Category

26
Aug

Maria K., Women’s Program

August 26, 2011

Maria K. helps people get what they need.  She locates apartments, speaks with employers, and evaluates educational programs: “I have a beautiful job,” she says.  “I find people what they need to stay safe and keep sober.”  Currently employed as a Housing Consultant for HAS’s Transitional Housing Program, Maria is a natural fit for the … [Read More…]

4
Aug

FY 2012 Quarter One Newsletter Available

August 4, 2011

Our most recent newsletter is now available as a pdf.  Thanks to everyone from the Transitional Housing Program for helping out!  View the pdf  here, and look out for the electronic version, coming next week.

11
Jul

HAS to Sponsor talk by Dr. Luis Zayas

July 11, 2011

HAS is excited to co-sponsor a talk by Dr. Luis Zayas, Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor of Social Work / Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Zayas will be discussing his recent book, Latinas Attempting Suicide, which explores the sociocultural and developmental processes that influence suicidal behavior among adolescent Latinas.   The … [Read More…]

1
Jul

Local Press Coverage of HAS Community Event

July 1, 2011

Please see today’s North Lawndale News for coverage of the unveiling of “A Celebration of Family life,” youth-created public artwork on display at our Western Avenue site.  The article is available in English and Spanish. The Back of the Yards newspaper The Gate also published an interesting piece about the event.  It’s available here. Read … [Read More…]

30
Jun

Photos from Friday’s unveiling ceremony are available

June 30, 2011

Thanks to everyone who came out for the unveiling of “A Celebration of Family Life,” the new mosaic sculptures that will be on permanent display at out Western Avenue site.  Youth Prevention participants, together with Urban Gateways artist Nicole Beck, created the sculptures as a project designed to encourage self-expression and provide a positive alternative … [Read More…]

21
Jun

Seven Ways to Keep Teens Out of Trouble this Summer

June 21, 2011

The blog Decoder, produced by the Partnership at DrugFree.org, offers the following suggestions for keeping teens safe and healthy now that school is out.

14
Jun

Helen C. Peirce School Supports HAS with Bake Sale

June 14, 2011

On June 9, 2011, HAS CEO Marco Jacome and Youth Treatment Manager Julia Romero visited Edgewater’s Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies to talk about the importance of avoiding drugs and alcohol—and to thank Spanish teacher Maria Roche and her class for their support.  Earlier in the year, Ms. Roche’s class completed a research … [Read More…]

9
Jun

Marco Jacome Elected to Faces and Voices of Recovery Board

June 9, 2011

On June 7, 2011, HAS CEO Marco Jacome was elected to the board of directors of Faces and Voices of Recovery, a national organization founded to give people in recovery a stronger voice in public policy debate. Faces and Voices of Recovery also works to represent the diversity of America’s recovery community.  Mr. Jacome, its … [Read More…]

6
Jun

HAS Takes Part in 16th Annual ALSO Walk for Peace

June 6, 2011

Fifty-five HAS employees, friends, and family members joined Chicago Ceasefire, Alderman Rey Colon, the Chicago Police Department, and many more organizations and individuals for the 16th annual ALSO (Alliance of Local Service Organizations) Walk for Peace on Saturday.  The march through Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood raised awareness of violence in our families and communities and … [Read More…]

3
Jun

Smoke-Free Workplace Survey Available

June 3, 2011

Healthcare Alternative Systems, the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, and the Community of Wellness are working together to promote smoke-free workplaces. We invite you to take part in our brief Smoke-Free Workplace Survey. Healthcare Alternative Systems, LSNA, and Community of Wellness thank you in advance for your participation. Survey results will be detailed at our upcoming … [Read More…]