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Today, the Cook County Commission on Human Rights (CCCHR), City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP), and Arise Chicago shared the increased minimum wages that will take effect in Chicago and Cook County…

Today the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved the resolution acknowledging Cook County’s 2022 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards.

Smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to severely impact air quality in Cook County and the region. The County’s air quality is currently at ‘very unhealthy’ levels according to the U.S.

Program helps County residents save on solar installation

Cook County, in partnership with Elevate, announced today the launch of LeadCare Cook County, a program that supports a safe and healthy learning environment for children by offering free lead service line replacement to licensed, home-based…

Notes record-low hospital gap, strong position to address FY2024 budget

Cook County business owners and workers to be connected to business support resources and training pipelines leading to good jobs

The study includes an online survey, website and open houses to help create safer transit opportunities in Southland

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

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