Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Rush to Keynote the 7th Annual Chicago African Summit and Resource Fair

May 17, 2013
Press Release

CONTACT: Debra Johnson
(202) 679-0381
Debra.Johnson@mail.house.gov

CHICAGO — Congressman Bobby L. Rush will keynote tomorrow’s 7th Annual Chicago African Summit and Resource Fair. The Summit will focus on critical issues affecting the African immigrant and refugee community both locally and nationally.

WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: 700 East Oakwood Blvd., Chicago, IL 60653, (NEIU Jacob Carruther's Center for Inner City Studies)

WHY: The Resource Fair component of the Summit will provide access to free immigration resources, mock citizenship interviews, education resources, legal resources, health screenings, mortgage/foreclosure assistance, and employment resources.

Participants will also have the opportunity to enroll into County Care, a regional Medicaid program for adults ages 19-64 without health insurance. A special highlight of the Summit will be the official release of United African Organization’s “Chicago African Cabdrivers Health Study” and Summit attendees will be among the first to receive executive summary of the report.

 

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WHERE: 700 East Oakwood Blvd., Chicago, IL 60653, (NEIU Jacob Carruther's Center for Inner City Studies)

 

WHY: The Resource Fair component of the Summit will provide access to free immigration resources, mock citizenship interviews, education resources, legal resources, health screenings, mortgage/foreclosure assistance, and employment resources.

 

Participants will also have the opportunity to enroll into County Care, a regional Medicaid program for adults ages 19-64 without health insurance. A special highlight of the Summit will be the official release of United African Organization’s “Chicago African Cabdrivers Health Study” and Summit attendees will be among the first to receive executive summary of the report.

 

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