Book Discussion: The New Jim Crow - Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. Books will placed on hold at OPPL Main Branch in the lobby book discussion group area. Limited copies available for checkout. We will explore our individual reactions to and thoughts about the book to gain a more accurate sense of American history and current events and cultivate ideas on how to address present issues.
I was pleased to join Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Representative Camille Lilly, Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson, and Oak Park Village President Vicki Scaman to announce that Housing Forward has been awarded a $100,000 Cook County Justice Advisory Council grant, to be used for housing individuals experiencing homelessness and members of the reentry community. ... See MoreSee Less