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File #: 18-6433    Version: 1 Name: CONGRATULATING THE CHICAGO CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS ON RECEIVING THE 2018 PROFESSIONAL CHAPTER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/12/2018 In control: President
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CHICAGO CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS ON RECEIVING THE 2018 PROFESSIONAL CHAPTER OF THE YEAR AWARD WHEREAS, the National Association of Black Journalists is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provide quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide; and WHEREAS, every year, the National Association of Black Journalists recognizes one outstanding professional affiliate chapter with the Professional Chapter of the Year Award; and WHEREAS, this prestigious award is given to the Professional Chapter which has demonstrated exceptional programs and activities in their community; and WHEREAS, the 2018 Professional Chapter of the Year was awarded to the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists at the 43rd National Association of Black Journalist Convention and Career Fair in Detroit, Michigan; and WHEREAS, through...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

CONGRATULATING THE CHICAGO CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS ON RECEIVING THE 2018 PROFESSIONAL CHAPTER OF THE YEAR AWARD

WHEREAS, the National Association of Black Journalists is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provide quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide; and

WHEREAS, every year, the National Association of Black Journalists recognizes one outstanding professional affiliate chapter with the Professional Chapter of the Year Award; and

WHEREAS, this prestigious award is given to the Professional Chapter which has demonstrated exceptional programs and activities in their community; and

WHEREAS, the 2018 Professional Chapter of the Year was awarded to the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists at the 43rd National Association of Black Journalist Convention and Career Fair in Detroit, Michigan; and

WHEREAS, throughout its 43-year history in Chicago, the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists has convened Chicago-area African-American journalists dedicated to truth and excellence in newsgathering and reporting, and equality in the media industry; and

WHEREAS, the Chicago Chapter has partnered with local organizations, such as the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, to host job fairs for diverse candidates seeking careers in media and co-sponsored with CBS2 Chicago a political candidates' forum; and

WHEREAS, this achievement is a testament to the Chicago Chapter's extraordinary leadership and dedication to excellence in news reporting, equality in the media industry, fair representation of our regional diversity and leadership in our communities; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and the Cook County Board of Commissioners, on behalf of the residents of Cook County, hereby congratulate the Chicago Chapter of the National Associ...

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