Healthy Chicago Equity Zones

Healthy Chicago Equity Zones is an initiative of Healthy Chicago 2025. Six regional zones were created to lead hyper-local strategies to confront the social and environmental factors that contribute to health and racial equity – with the ultimate goal of closing Chicago’s life expectancy gap.

Building on the successful Racial Equity Response Team and Protect Chicago Plus vaccine equity pilot, these efforts will begin with community leadership of COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, including outreach and engagement during 2021.

South Shore Works was selected as a Community Lead in the Near South region where the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation serves as the Regional Lead.