Our work: a brief summary of impact and 2017 Goals

IMPACT HIGHLIGHTS The Kennedy Forum’s total support from donors 2014-2016 (to date) was $1.8 million. With this investment, in two short years we made a measurable impact: Helped to return more than $2.3 million in Federal dollars to the State of Illinois Engaged 5,000+ residents in stigma-busting conversations via our “On the Table” initiative, our … Continued

STATEMENT: Illinois Awarded $1.3 Million in Funds to Improve Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Care; Final Report of the Federal Parity Task Force Released

October 31, 2016 – Illinois – The undersigned organizations issued the following statement today regarding the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder (MH and SUD) Parity Task Force report released on October 27th and the announcement today that Illinois will receive a $1.3 million grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to … Continued

Accomplishments January-June 2016; Next Steps

The Kennedy Forum Illinois has made great strides in the first half of 2016. In six short months we have continued to execute our mission, explored new paths, and achieved results. The summary below offers a brief overview of our accomplishments from January-June 30 2016, and plans for the rest of the year.   [gview … Continued

Our Vision, Mission & Work: 2015

Just as President Kennedy rallied the nation to dream big and set audacious goals 50 years ago, The Kennedy Forum in Illinois is working toward lasting change in the way mental health and addictions are considered and treated. This 2-page document gives an overview of our vision, mission and efforts as we charge forward. [gview file=”https://thekennedyforumillinois.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/KFI-Messaging_2015.pdf”]