Glenview Park District Unites Against Hate with Cook County

Proclamation Passed at Board Meeting on October 26

The Glenview Park District is proud to announce its official proclamation to unite against hate in partnership with Cook County. This significant declaration was approved unanimously at the board meeting held on Thursday, October 26.

The Glenview Park District firmly believes in the importance of solidarity with Cook County to foster a more equitable, welcoming and connected community for all. This proclamation is a testament to the District’s unwavering dedication to creating a safe and inclusive environment where individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs are respected, valued and protected. Read the full proclamation.

“I applaud the Glenview Park District for leading by example against racism, bigotry, and discrimination in our community,” said Cook County Commissioner Scott Britton (14th District). “At a time when hate crimes are on the rise, we must be proactive in fortifying against it by making this public declaration, educating each other on our great diversity, and intercepting hate in at its ugly forms. With this Resolution we continue to affirm that hate has no home in Cook County.”

“The Glenview Park District is proud to join Cook County and many other units of local governments, businesses and community organizations to unite against hate in all its forms,” said Michael McCarty, Park District Executive Director. “We firmly believe that unity against hate is a fundamental step towards building a more inclusive community where individuals can thrive irrespective of their background.”