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File #: 21-1275    Version: 1 Name: ANNA POWELL’S 40 YEARS OF SERVICE
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 1/27/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/28/2021 Final action: 1/28/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION? RECOGNIZING ANNA POWELL'S 40 YEARS OF SERVICE AT THE JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER WHEREAS,?Anna Powell recently retired after serving for 40 years at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center ("JTDC");?and,? WHEREAS, Ms. Powell began working at the JTDC on January 3, 1980 and served as a Caseworker II Intake, Caseworker III, Caseworker IV, and Management Analyst IV during her 40 years at the JTDC;?and,? WHEREAS,?Ms. Powell was the first female staff on Midnight Shift in Intake and served as a Caseworker for the girls at JTDC for over 20 years;?and,? WHEREAS,?Ms. Powell launched many initiatives, programs and trainings for the female population, including her contribution in facilitating admissions to mental health facilities;?and,? WHEREAS,?Ms. Powell networked and traveled to various sates and inter and outside agencies, representing JTDC and hosts tours of the facility for agencies who travel from around the world;?and,? WHEREAS,?Ms. Pow...
Sponsors: BRIDGET GAINER, FRANK J. AGUILAR, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, SCOTT R. BRITTON, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRANDON JOHNSON, BILL LOWRY, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

RECOGNIZING ANNA POWELL’S 40 YEARS OF SERVICE AT THE JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER

 

WHEREAS, Anna Powell recently retired after serving for 40 years at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (“JTDC”); and, 

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Powell began working at the JTDC on January 3, 1980 and served as a Caseworker II Intake, Caseworker III, Caseworker IV, and Management Analyst IV during her 40 years at the JTDC; and, 

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Powell was the first female staff on Midnight Shift in Intake and served as a Caseworker for the girls at JTDC for over 20 years; and, 

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Powell launched many initiatives, programs and trainings for the female population, including her contribution in facilitating admissions to mental health facilities; and, 

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Powell networked and traveled to various sates and inter and outside agencies, representing JTDC and hosts tours of the facility for agencies who travel from around the world; and, 

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Powell was designated the Release Upon Request Coordinator (“RUR”) by the Superintendent and has since then managed the lawsuit with the ACLU; and, 

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Powell has served as the Caseworker for the Automatic Transfer population and provided grief counseling and met with family and other agencies in the role; and, 

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Cook County Board of Commissioners and residents of Cook County recognize Anna Powell’s 40 years of service at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.

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