Promising Practices: Reaching Out To The African-American Community In Illinois
Cebula, Raymond A. III
Building trust and allowing for the development of a level of comfort has allowed Equip for Equality to successfully reach out to the African-American community in Chicago and rural Illinois. While the Illinois African-American community was seen as the initial target of outreach efforts, it soon became clear that there were differences to be dealt with when reaching out to the Chicago community and to the rural Illinois community.
access; accommodate; AIDS; barrier; benefits; Benefits Planning; Assistance; and Outreach; BPAO; disabilities; Disability Programs; diversities; employ; HIV; Social Security; Social Security Disability Insurance; SSDI; SSI; Supplemental Security Income