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Outdoors Week 2021

The second year of Outdoors Week is almost here! This year’s event is like 2020 with some exciting updates — the Fishing Derby is back! I hope you’ll join me throughout the week of Monday, June 14 to Saturday, June 19 as I highlight incredible opportunities to connect with nature in the Northwest suburbs of

COVID-19 relief letter to IL Delegation

Commissioner Kevin Morrison, local leaders send letter to Congress urging immediate action on COVID-19 relief Today, Commissioner Kevin Morrison and 11 bipartisan and nonpartisan mayors and township supervisors sent a letter to members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation calling on them to provide immediate relief to small businesses and local governments. Read the full letter

Virtual Outdoors Week

While Virtual Outdoors Week is behind us, the fun doesn’t have to be! You could still play Nature Bingo or do a Scavenger Hunt on your own at any time. This year’s event was a success- I had so much fun and I’d like to thank all of you for participating, being engaged, and adapting

George Floyd Statement

“I’m horrified by another Black life being taken at the hands of the police. The generational pain and trauma that the Black community experiences is something I will never be able to comprehend. I stand in support of those expressing their pain and anger out in the streets and calling for an end to police

Forest Preserve Permits Open

Picnic & Outdoor Event Permits 2020 Picnic & Event Permits Available November 15 Picnic and event permits for the 2020 season will go on sale at 8 am on Friday, November 15, 2019. You can book your permit online or in person at Forest Preserves General Headquarters and Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center. Find out more about how

ICYMI: VOTE Ordinance

From Journal & Topics writer Tom Robb Britton, Morrison Champion Expanded Cook County Ballot Language Access Translations For 8 New Languages Available By November 2020, More In 2021 By Tom Robb | on November 05, 2019 Two new languages will be added to ballots in the March 2020 Presidential Primary Election in Cook County, with six more languages added

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Commissioner Kevin Morrison helped bring together local leaders and experts on the subjects of domestic violence and sexual assault. Click HERE to view Part I video of the panel discussion on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault with Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, WINGS Program, Inc. CEO Rebecca

VOTE Ordinance Passes!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2019 MEDIA CONTACTS: Commr. K Morrison – Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Commr. Britton – Julie Kaviar (312) 603-4933 Julie.Kaviar@cookcountyil.gov COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SCOTT BRITTON AND KEVIN B. MORRISON ANNOUNCE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION EXPANDING VOTING ACCESS Legislation passed today expands translations of ballots and voting materials, puts Cook County among