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Meeting Name: Human Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/11/2022 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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22-3252 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 04/06/2022approvePass Action details Not available
22-2788 1 REQUESTING A HEARING IN THE COOK COUNTY HUMAN RELATIONS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE AND SYSTEMIC BARRIERS AGAINST COOK COUNTY TRANSGENDER RESIDENTSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING IN THE COOK COUNTY HUMAN RELATIONS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE AND SYSTEMIC BARRIERS AGAINST COOK COUNTY TRANSGENDER RESIDENTS WHEREAS, transgender residents in Cook County are vital members of our communities; and WHEREAS, transgender residents and trans-led organizations in Cook County contribute in numerous ways to enrich the quality of life in Cook County; and WHEREAS, transgender people in our lives should be embraced and celebrated for the wonderful people they are and talents they bring to our communities; and WHEREAS, these residents face systemic barriers and epidemic levels of violence leading to lack of access, for some, of basic needs and in the most extreme cases, leading to death; and WHEREAS, in the last year, more transgender people have been murdered in Chicago than any other U.S. city; and WHEREAS, in March 2022 alone, two Black, trans women, Tatiana LaBelle and Elisa Malary, were found dead within 24 hours of each other days after being reported missing with LaBelle found beaten to death and put inrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available