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Marian Hatcher and Brenda Myers-Powell: Two Survivors Fighting to End Human Trafficking in Cook County

By at September 17, 2013 | 4:15 pm | 0 Comment

Marian Hatcher and Brenda Myers-Powell: Two Survivors Fighting to End Human Trafficking in Cook County

[caption id="attachment_13998" align="alignnone" width="550"] From left: Marian Hatcher, and Brenda Myers-Powell[/caption] In an effort to raise awareness about human trafficking, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, along with the Commission on Women’s Issues, is sponsoring a public hearing, “Ending the Exploitation of Women & Girls.” The event takes more...

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Public Hearing, September 19th: Ending the Exploitation of Women and Girls: Exploring Future Goals and Objectives

By at August 26, 2013 | 11:33 am | 0 Comment

Public Hearing, September 19th: Ending the Exploitation of Women and Girls: Exploring Future Goals and Objectives

9/19 Update: Click here to watch today's meeting, beginning at 9:00 am According to the Cook County Commission on Women's Issues, there are more people being bought and sold at this moment than in the entire 300-year history of the Atlantic Slave Trade. This public hearing on the efforts of Cook County Government to end the exploitation of women and girls will more...

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Preckwinkle, Commissioners to Honor the “Unsung Heroines of Cook County” at 15th Annual Breakfast Event

By at March 8, 2012 | 10:43 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle, Commissioners to Honor the “Unsung Heroines of Cook County” at 15th Annual Breakfast Event

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Cook County Commission on Women's Issues, County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, and the Cook County Board of Commissioners are joining together to host the 15th Annual Cook County Unsung Heroine Awards at a breakfast ceremony on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at the Chicago Cultural Center, at 8:30 a.m. The event will be emceed by more...

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Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues to join Equal Pay Day Rally on April 12th

By at March 30, 2011 | 10:35 am | 7 Comments

Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues to join Equal Pay Day Rally on April 12th

April 12th is Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how far into the new year a woman must work on average to earn as much as a man earned the previous year. To show support for equal pay, hundreds will gather in Daley Plaza at noon for an Equal Pay Day Rally, sponsored by Women Employed and fourteen other organizations and government agencies. Despite many improvements in more...

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Cook County Commissioner Reyes, Commission on Women’s Issues co-sponsor “Hurting in Silence” anti-bullying seminar on 3/29

By at March 23, 2011 | 3:02 pm | 3 Comments

Cook County Commissioner Reyes, Commission on Women’s Issues co-sponsor “Hurting in Silence” anti-bullying seminar on 3/29

Cook County Commissioner Edwin Reyes and the Cook County Commission on Women's Issues join forces  on Tuesday March, 29th to sponsor "Hurting in Silence, Breaking the Barrier", an anti-bullying seminar. The event, which runs from 1 pm to 3 pm, will take place at the Mirta Ramirez Computer Science Charter School, 1711 N. California Avenue in Chicago. Special guest more...

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