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File #: 18-6461    Version: 1 Name: RESOLUTION HONORING STEPHANIE LOVE PATTERSON
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/15/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION HONORING STEPHANIE LOVE PATTERSON WHEREAS, Stephanie Love-Patterson is the Executive Director of Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) and is a Certified Domestic Violence Professional; and WHEREAS, Ms. Love- Patterson oversees program services for CAWC including Greenhouse Shelter, the Humboldt Park Outreach Program, Domestic Violence Services at Haymarket Center, and the Hospital Crisis Intervention Project at John Stroger Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital; and WHEREAS, Ms. Love-Patterson provides training and technical assistance to various organizations and healthcare professionals throughout the community to help create a coordinated response to domestic violence; and WHEREAS, Ms. Love-Patterson has been a trained sexual assault advocate since 1985. Some of her professional work include counselor and advocate at A Safe Place Shelter, Rape Victim Advocates' John H. Stroger Hospital Satellite Program, which is a c...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION HONORING STEPHANIE LOVE PATTERSON

WHEREAS, Stephanie Love-Patterson is the Executive Director of Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) and is a Certified Domestic Violence Professional; and

WHEREAS, Ms. Love- Patterson oversees program services for CAWC including Greenhouse Shelter, the Humboldt Park Outreach Program, Domestic Violence Services at Haymarket Center, and the Hospital Crisis Intervention Project at John Stroger Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital; and

WHEREAS, Ms. Love-Patterson provides training and technical assistance to various organizations and healthcare professionals throughout the community to help create a coordinated response to domestic violence; and

WHEREAS, Ms. Love-Patterson has been a trained sexual assault advocate since 1985. Some of her professional work include counselor and advocate at A Safe Place Shelter, Rape Victim Advocates' John H. Stroger Hospital Satellite Program, which is a collaborative effort of Rape Victim Advocates and the Health and Hospital System of Cook County; and

WHEREAS, Stephanie serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence and a past member of the Board of Directors for the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network from 2005 until 2007; and

WHEREAS, Stephanie Love-Patterson is a true beacon of hope as a champion for Domestic Violence victims and survivors she has served for 30 years.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Board of Commissioners, and on behalf of the 5.2 million residents of Cook County do hereby congratulate Ms. Stephanie Love-Patterson on the occasion of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and for the important and commendable service and leadership she provides.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a suitable copy of this resolution be spread upon the official proceeding of this Honorable Body and a ceremonial copy be give...

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