Cook County Introduces Racial Equity Action Plan

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle details Racial Equity Action Plan and her hopes for what third annual Racial Equity Week can achieve.

Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Cook County Introduces Racial Equity Action Plan

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle details Racial Equity Action Plan and her hopes for what third annual Racial Equity Week can achieve.

The third annual Racial Equity Week is underway in Cook County. But what does that mean for a city known to have some of the largest racial inequality gaps in the nation when it comes to life expectancy and economic mobility?

GUESTS: Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President

Denise Barreto, Cook County Director of Equity and Inclusion