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Cook County to observe Racial Equity Week Sept. 12-16

Cook County’s fourth annual Racial Equity Week will be Sept. 12-16. This year’s theme, “Many People, One Goal,” reflects the breadth and depth of the county’s diverse inhabitants and the desire for a thriving, safe and just county for all.

The Commission on Human Rights will participate in several Racial Equity Week events. For more information, check here as the full list of events will continue to be updated.

“Every year, we dedicate a week to celebrate Cook County’s commitment to advancing racial equity through policy and practice,” said Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

“I invite all Cook County residents to participate in this year’s engaging slate of Racial Equity Week events. We will have thought-provoking programming with diverse perspectives. I’m looking forward to participating again this year and exploring new ways to infuse equity in government and beyond.”

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