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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/21/2021 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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21-3149 1 REQUESTING A HEARING INTO THE POLICIES AND PRACTICES OF THE COUNTY TO PROTECT THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF IMMIGRANTS AND BIPOC RESIDENTS AND VISITORS WITHIN COOK COUNTYResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING INTO THE POLICIES AND PRACTICES OF THE COUNTY TO PROTECT THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF IMMIGRANTS AND BIPOC RESIDENTS AND VISITORS WITHIN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, Cook County has always been home to people from many racial and ethnic backgrounds. With over one million immigrants, Cook County has the largest concentration of foreign-born residents in the State of Illinois; and WHEREAS, Cook County has benefitted culturally, socially, and economically from the diversity of its residents; and WHEREAS, resolution 07-R-240 declared Cook County a Fair and Equal County for Immigrants, ensuring equal access to essential benefits and opportunities; and WHEREAS, on January 17, 2017, in Item No. 17-0724, Cook County reaffirmed its commitment to being a Fair and Equal Country for all immigrants, refugees, and their families; and committed to energetically oppose any efforts that conflicted with those values or reversed critical protections to immigrants, refugees, and their families; and WHEREAS, the national political climate over the past four yearsno action taken  Action details Not available