Cook County welcomed Denise Barreto as its inaugural Director of Equity and Inclusion on May 26, 2020, charged with coordinating and integrating racial equity principles into all County operations, projects and services. She will lead efforts... Read more
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CHICAGO—Furthering her administration’s commitment to promoting equity, today Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the event lineup for Cook County’s inaugural Racial Equity Week–September 16 - 20, 2019.During this week of learning... Read more
CHICAGO – Nearing the 100th anniversary of the Chicago race riots, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has announced today Offices Under the President (OUP) will host an inaugural Cook County Racial Equity Week.Additionally, the President... Read more