Illinois Announces Grantees For $4.5 Million Racial Healing Initiative

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Marcellis Stinnette's grandmother Sherrellis Stinnette cries as she speaks during a protest rally for Marcellis Stinnette who was killed by Waukegan Police Tuesday in Waukegan, Ill., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Marcellis Stinnette's grandmother Sherrellis Stinnette cries as she speaks during a protest rally for Marcellis Stinnette who was killed by Waukegan Police Tuesday in Waukegan, Ill., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Illinois Announces Grantees For $4.5 Million Racial Healing Initiative

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Illinois announced the first round of grantees this week for its $4.5 million dollar racial healing initiative called Healing Illinois. The state is granting funds to organizations working to build a more equitable state. Reset talks to one of the initiative’s lead officials and one of the first grantees.

GUESTS: Grace Hou, Illinois Department of Human Services secretary

Dorri McWhorter, CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago