News from President Toni Preckwinkle

Public Hearing, September 19th: Ending the Exploitation of Women and Girls: Exploring Future Goals and Objectives

9/19 Update: Click here to watch today’s meeting, beginning at 9:00 am

According to the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues, there are more people being bought and sold at this moment than in the entire 300-year history of the Atlantic Slave Trade.

This public hearing on the efforts of Cook County Government to end the exploitation of women and girls will take place on Thursday, September 19 in the Cook County Board Room, 118 N Clark, Room 567.  The hearing begins at 9:00 am. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, and  Peggy A . Montes, Chairperson of the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues will be among the 10+ speakers at the event.

To RSVP, please contact  April S. Williams at 312-603-4288 or at

The event is sponsored by the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues:

Jennifer Artis
Juana Ballesteros
Carnice Carey
Dr. Frances G. Carroll
Dorian K. Carter
Rebecca Darr
Cheryl A. Ealey
Linda Fleming
Carmen Flores-Rance
Dr. Harvette Grey
Trina Janes
Dr. Ann Kalayil
Marjorie A. Manchen
Alyx Pattison
Andrea A. Raila
Hon. Ginger Rugai
Dr. Aparna Sen-Yeldandi
Jacquelyn M. Small
Charlene Vickery
Hon. Anne Zickus

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