Join Cook County United Against Hate and the Chinese American Service League on Tuesday, January 23 for a panel discussion on how hate crimes are investigated, prosecuted, and repaired, if not prevented in the first place. Cook County Commissioner Scott Britton and representatives from the Cook County Sheriff's Office, State's Attorney, Department of Human Rights and Ethics, and the Public Defender will provide victim support resources and discuss actions you can take if you are a victim or witness of hate. Mandarin written and live translation, Cantonese written translation, and light refreshments will be provided.

The panel will feature representatives from Cook County Departments including the Sheriff’s Office, State’s Attorney, Department of Human Rights and Ethics, and Public Defender.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Hate crime investigations and criminal prosecution proceedings
  • Victim support resources and mental health services
  • Remedies when hate is not a crime
  • Efforts by Cook County to prevent and interrupt all forms of hate
  • Actions you can do when you are witness to, or are a victim of, hate
  • Everyone's important role in identifying a hate crime and supporting their community.

Learn more about Cook County United Against Hate:


Chinese American Service League (2141 S. Tan Court, Chicago, IL 60616)

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January 25, 2024

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