News & Updates

Join us in person or via webinar to learn how culture influences vaccine decisions.

As November 1 approaches, find out what you need to know and share with your networks with these message and talking points on Open Enrollment 5 and what the adminstrative changes mean for the Marketplace.

As we near the fifth period of Open Enrollment, communication this year has become increasingly crucial in response to administrative changes that will have an impact. Here are helpful messages and talking points to share with your networks. 

a note from Executive Director, Sessy Nyman

Join the EverThrive IL Associate Board for another round of HAMBingo in support of women and children's health! 

Ham­BINGO is a weekly charity event held at Hamburger Mary’s in Andersonville. Join Associate Board and staff in support of EverThrive IL:

Sunday, October 29
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Hamburger Mary's 
5400 N Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640


Enjoy fantastic food and drink, network with young health professionals and win exciting prizes like beauty products, home goods, Amazon gift cards and more!

ind the latest policy news from EverThrive IL below:



Budget Update:

Starting Strong Illinois invites you to the latest in a series of webinars on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The landscape of Medicaid in Illinois is changing and we want to help take you through these exciting new advancements! Join us as we discuss the upcoming transition in Medicaid Managed Care plans and how these changes will effect providers and members alike, as well as walking through the exciting roll out of IES phase II.

Join us for this Starting Strong Webinar with presenter Lauren Polite from Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS)

Now accepting resumes for Reproductive Justice Manager. EverThrive IL, through the Health Reform Initiative, has received funding to improve reproductive health outcomes for women and adolescent girls in Chicago, and across Illinois by increasing access to and utilization of contraception. The work will directly address the cause of disparities in reproductive health outcomes driven by race, income, place, and age. 

Join EverThrive Illinois for a screening of “Death by Delivery” and panel discussion.

Thursday, October 19 
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Salvation Army
845 W. 69th St. 
Chicago, IL 60621


EverThrive Illinois has provided written testimony for the Illinois House Mental Health Committee Subject Matter Hearing on Mental Health in Schools. This testimony spoke specifically about the impact School Health Centers have on students and families.