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Health Care Training Requirements

Monday, September 24, 2018

Dear CCAP Providers, Thank you for being part of a network of providers serving over 130,000 children across Illinois. The Illinois Department of Human Services would like to express gratitude to the thousands of licensed and license-exempt* child care providers who have successfully completed all required trainings: First Aid, CPR, IDCFS Mandated Reporter, What is… Continue Reading Health Care Training Requirements

Sex Trafficking in Our Community

Monday, April 16, 2018

I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, in a lower-middle-class neighborhood. When friends would visit they would tell me about the drug deals they saw at the local corner store, or the pimp standing outside the barbershop. I say this not to relate, but to make a point: I saw poverty, but never experienced it; same… Continue Reading Sex Trafficking in Our Community

Yes, We are Still Here!

Thursday, March 1, 2018

On May 1, 2017, I started working for YWCA Lake County. No not YMCA and yes, there is a YWCA in Lake County. YWCA Lake County is a non-profit organization working to eliminate racism and empower women across all 52 municipalities in Lake County. We provide a number of resources and services such as assisting… Continue Reading Yes, We are Still Here!