Jude patients needing certain procedures, such as brain surgery, may undergo procedures at LeBonheur Hospital. University of Tennessee physicians training in pediatrics, surgery, radiology, and other specialties undergo service rotations at St. The center is an affiliate of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital averaged over seven years.
He is in his eleventh year as a professional soccer coach for the Wilmette Wings Soccer Club. Jim oversees the day-to-day external operations of Urban Initiatives.
She played many sports growing up and has always had an interest in youth development and health education. After volunteering at Urban Initiatives as an Assistant Coach, she knew she had found a great organization for which to put her professional skills to work.
Julie oversees day-to-day internal operations of Urban Initiatives. She is passionate about the role of sports in youth development specifically as a method to address gender equality. You can find Rebecca putting her youth development skills into practice on the weekends when she coaches soccer and roller derby.
In her spare time, Rebecca skates for the internationally ranked Windy City Rollers derby team or can be found rescuing puppies and traveling the world. Brendan oversees the Continuum of Programming and Evaluation departments, ensuring that the Work to Play, Take the Lead, and Coach for Success programs operate at high levels of quality and impact.
In addition to the amazing students, Childrens hospital initiatives, and teammates that make this organization great, Brendan loves his job because it allows his inner nerd to make peace with his love of sports.
Prior to joining Urban Initiatives, Sara spent a year in Rwanda as the Program Manager for Kids Play International where she managed their sports-based gender equality education program.
He has spent the last five years working in development for the Advocate Charitable Foundation, most recently as a Development Manager at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Born and raised in Arlington Heights, he is a life long soccer player and coach.
Soccer, track and basketball have slowly given way to breakdancing and yoga though and he is currently completing his hour yoga teacher training. Scott oversees individual donor relations.
Cynthia Dominguez, Administration Director Cynthia grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago, but now resides in Pilsen. Prior to UI, Cynthia worked as an English Language Assistant in Galicia, Spain for two years, and later she worked as the Coordinator at a nonprofit in the western suburbs for another year.
Cynthia has been with UI for two years and oversees office operations including finance and human resources. She owes her many successes to her ability to access extracurricular activities at a young age.
She received her B. Anndriene is the Finance Manager at Urban Initiatives. She attended and graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington where she earned a B.
Jasmine is passionate in her belief that all children deserve an opportunity to learn how to lead their communities and have fun doing so. Sports is a surefire way of doing that! Before taking on the Administration Coordinator role, Jasmine worked as an Operations Manager for a start-up.
Jasmine is excited to make her contribution to Urban Initiatives and support the team in any way possible. Emily grew up in St. Louis, Missouri but considers her birthplace in Southern California to be her true home.
Emily oversees our marketing and communications strategies. Prior to UI, she conducted federal health program and policy evaluation, volunteered for a child and family services agency in Chicago, and interned in Quito, Ecuador, where she worked to empower youth using PhotoVoice.
Linda manages program evaluation for Urban Initiatives. Taryne is so excited to join Urban Initiatives to help connect corporate partners with this important work as the Development Coordinator — Corporate Partnerships.
After committing a year of service as an Americorps member for College Possible, a nonprofit that helps low-income, first generation college bound students get to and through college, she transitioned to Urban Initiatives, an organization that shares her love of sports and social justice.
As a Program Manager, Kelli is excited to be a part of a program that breaks down barriers, develops healthy lifestyles, and builds cross cultural interactions.The Children's Treatment Centre at Quinte Health Care provides multidisciplinary assessment and rehabilitation to children from birth to nineteen years of age who present with physical, neurological and developmental difficulties.
The 31st annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala was a tremendous success! Over 1, guests were in attendance for the Circus Spectacular and over $, was raised to support our children and families!
Our heart felt thank you goes out to everyone who supported us and joined us for this. About School-Based Initiatives.
The School-Based Initiative includes partnerships with seven K-5, K-8 and high schools in Boston. Boston Children’s Hospital social workers and psychologists work onsite to provide clinical, early intervention, and prevention and promotion services to students, and social, emotional and behavioral health training .
Fisher-Price/Mattel Delivers Toys to Patients at Oishei Children's Hospital Nov 29 New "Bills Bandwagon" Initiative Announced at Oishei Children's Hospital . On Their Side, Always. At Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, patients and families play an important role on the healthcare team. Our patient- and family-centered approach to care ensures the best possible outcomes for our patients.
The Homeless Health Initiative (HHI), run by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, provides free health services to women and children living in .