The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

Award / $50,000

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Chicago, IL  Winnebago, Boone, Champaign, and Peoria Counties of Focus

The CHAMPIONS Program provides opportunities for high schoolers to learn about healthcare career pathways and health advocacy. Currently in Chicago, the proposed expansion will replicate CHAMPIONS’ successful after-school Urban Health Club at targeted schools in Rockford, Peoria and Urbana, IL.