Community Event Gallery
The community has been out in full force in support of the Cook County United Against Hate campaign. Take a look through the incredible events we've had so far. We look forward to you joining us at a future event!
On January 31, Commissioner Britton hosted a screening of “Refuge,” co-hosted by State Rep. Nabeela Syed. The film, executive produced by Katie Couric, explores the development of a relationship between a former white nationalist leader and a Muslim cardiologist in rural Georgia.
Chinese American Service League Hate Crime Panel
On January 23, 2024, Cook County United Against Hate partnered with Commissioner Dennis Deer, Commissioner John Daley, and the Chinese American Service League for a panel discussion on hate crimes.
On December 6, 2023, Cook County United Against Hate partnered with Not In Our Town, Facing History & Ourselves, Temple Sholom, JCC Chicago, JUF, Chinese American Service League, Interfaith America, Mishkan Chicago, and the Illinois Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes for the Chicago premiere of "Repairing the World: Stories from the Tree of Life."
On May 21, 2023, Commissioner Britton hosted a Cook County United Against Hate Spring Showcase at First Presbyterian Community Church of Arlington Heights. Residents stopped by for fun, fellowship, and learning.
Violins of Hope
On April 11, 2023, Commissioner Britton I had a wonderful morning announcing the arrival of Violins of Hope to Cook County at JCC Chicago with President Toni Preckwinkle and President & CEO Addie Goodman. I am grateful to be partnering with JCC Chicago to amplify this transformative educational experience through our collaboration with Cook County United Against Hate. Through Violins of Hope, residents across the County will have the opportunity to connect with the histories of those who stood up against hate as we must continue to do.
28th Annual Digital Terrorism and Hate Interactive Report
On March 17, Cook County United Against Hate with the Simon Wiesenthal Center for the unveiling 28th Annual Digital Terrorism and Hate Interactive Report alongside President Preckwinkle, Commissioner Donna Miller, Commissioner Bridget Degnen, MWRD Commissioner Kimberly Neely du Buclet, Cook County Commission on Human Rights Executive Director Sisavanh Baker and clergy.
On September 15, 2022, Cook County United Against Hate brought its powerful message to the community in the form of a Community Activation Event.
On September 13, 2022, Commissioner Britton, in tandem with the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Cook County Racial Equity Week, hosted a conversation about white supremacist ideology and indoctrination with former Nazi Jeff Schoep.
On May 15, 2022, Commissioner Britton attended a March Against Antisemitism in Niles. Attendees recited the Cook County United Against Hate pledge, and then marched through the local neighborhoods in solidarity with community members targeted by hate.