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File #: 21-3202    Version: 1 Name: HONORING MR. JACKIE GLASS
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/11/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/13/2021 Final action: 5/13/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MR. JACKIE GLASS FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENT WHEREAS, Jackie Glass is a true Chicagoan born in Hyde Park. Raised in the South Shore Woodlawn community and went Kenwood High School in the graduating class of 1974; and WHEREAS, He enrolled at Daniel Payne College, in Birmingham, Alabama; and WHEREAS, Jackie had to leave school because his father was shot in an attempted robbery where he was working; and WHEREAS, Jackie is the oldest of five siblings, and had to return home to work at the Wisconsin Steel Mill and enrolled in the Foreman program; and WHEREAS, Jackie Glass' values comes from both parents; and WHEREAS, Jackie Glass started working at Roosevelt Hospital in 1978. When the hospital changed administration and closed, began working at The Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois at the Evanston Children's Center. After 6 years of working as a counselor at the Evanston Children's Center, He star...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING MR. JACKIE GLASS FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENT

WHEREAS, Jackie Glass is a true Chicagoan born in Hyde Park. Raised in the South Shore Woodlawn community and went Kenwood High School in the graduating class of 1974; and

WHEREAS, He enrolled at Daniel Payne College, in Birmingham, Alabama; and

WHEREAS, Jackie had to leave school because his father was shot in an attempted robbery where he was working; and

WHEREAS, Jackie is the oldest of five siblings, and had to return home to work at the Wisconsin Steel Mill and enrolled in the Foreman program; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Glass' values comes from both parents; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Glass started working at Roosevelt Hospital in 1978. When the hospital changed administration and closed, began working at The Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois at the Evanston Children's Center. After 6 years of working as a counselor at the Evanston Children's Center, He started a non- for profit mentoring program for kids on the North side of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Glass, was approached by Mr. Chris Carroll, Director of Chicago Counseling Centers of Chicago to be a Respite SASS worker and a Crisis SASS Counselor on the Westside of Chicago at the Chicago Counseling Centers of Chicago. After 5 years, Ms. Karen Johnson CEO of Hartgrove Hospital asked if would like to work in Business Department at Hartgrove Hospital; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Glass worked for Hartgrove Behavioral Health System for 25 years as Community Relations Representative; and

WHEREAS, in 2018 he was promoted to Legislative Affairs Manager for Hartgrove Hospital and In June of 2020, was given the title of Legislative Affairs Manager for both Hartgrove Behavioral Health System and Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Glass helped to start the Peer Jury with Chicago Police Department, for, West and North side Chicago Police Districts; and

WHEREAS, He w...

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