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Preckwinkle announces launch of Cook County Equity Fund Taskforce 

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced recently the launch of a more than 50-member taskforce to advise her administration on strategic investments from the new Cook County Equity Fund, which addresses historical disparities and disinvestment in Black and Latinx communities.

The Cook County Equity Fund was established by President Preckwinkle in the County budget approved last November with an initial investment of nearly $100 million. Combined with other equity-focused initiatives, the County will invest roughly $120 million in in FY21 and FY22. She also created the Cook County Equity Fund Taskforce, whose members were . . .

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