2023 News Archive

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Congressman Jonathan Jackson, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Village of Dixmoor gathered today to break ground on the watermain infrastructure improvement…

The partnership, with cross-sector investment from the Nicor Gas Foundation, supports place-based transformation through new and increased investment in suburban Neighborhood Networks

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Photo of Cook County United Way press conference

The cycle of funding builds on prior investment in the Cook County Gun Violence Prevention and Reduction Grant initiative.

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding this week for transportation-related projects for the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

(Cook County, IL)—Today, the Cook County Commission on Human Rights (“the Commission”) issued a notice to employees regarding the Cook County Minimum Wage Ordinance (“MWO”).

Plan guides equitable investments to make biking more convenient and comfortable across the County

Career Pathway Navigator Program Helps Job Seekers with Disabilities Utilize the Partnership’s Network of Agencies and Services

10 new projects are slated to begin work this year

Awards help expand existing programming for veterans and their families

Over 72k Recipients Receive Letters of Debt Abolishment in First Round of the Initiative

Over 1,900 Chicago-area homes renovated through the program since 1991

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding today for transportation-related projects for the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

President Preckwinkle and officials join in support of Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer’s designation, calling for awareness and opportunities for residents returning from incarceration 

The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC), in collaboration with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez, announced today that construction has begun on Otto Veterans Square, an affordable housing…

Second Chance Month and Road Home Shine Light on Importance of Career and Support Services for Reentry Community

Permanent recycling drop-off facility in the Southland hosts grand opening on Earth Day Saturday, April 22

County’s Animal and Rabies Control hosts first clinic on Saturday, April 15

Cook County United Against Hate partners with JCC Chicago to bring opportunities to learn and experience the history of restored violins that survived the Holocaust

The Simon Wiesenthal Center Digital Terror Report warns of increased online antisemitic, racist, anti-LGBTQ hate and violence against Black, immigrant and Jewish residents 

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding today for transportation-related projects for the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

The $1.25 million program will improve at least 30 veteran-owned homes over two years

IDHS and Cook County Justice Advisory Council partner to expand Anti-Violence Programming in vulnerable communities

 

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding today for transportation-related projects for the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced details and demographic information regarding the participant cohort enrolled in the Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot (Promise Pilot).

Four-year initiative supports five communities to develop Climate Resiliency Plans and fund solutions

Program offered by County’s Animal and Rabies Control as part of National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month