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Student bullied in Barrington, Commissioner Morrison responds
2019-06-10

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ELK GROVE, Ill. —June 10, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison calls on residents to support one another amidst recent bullying and harassment of an LGBTQ youth in Barrington.

Commissioner Morrison said, "We must all work to make sure these incidents do not happen to anyone in our community. As Cook County's first openly LGBTQ Commissioner, this incident strikes me to my core. My heart goes out to the family affected by this incident, and to all LGBTQ individuals and allies here in Barrington and the region."

Attached to this email is the full statement by Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison that will be presented at the Village of Barrington Board Meeting on Monday, June 10, 2019.

About Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison:

Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison represents the 15th District which includes the Townships of Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover and Schaumburg, as well as parts of Palatine and Wheeling Townships. A native of Elk Grove Village with a background in public service, Commissioner Morrison serves as Vice Chair of the Human Relations and Tax Delinquency committees and his core issues include improving access to mental health services and providing development opportunities and support for small businesses. For information, please contact the Commissioner's office by calling ( 312 ) 603-6388 or visitinghttp://commissionerkevinbmorrison.org/ .

—From a press release


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