Outreach

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office Community Leadership Awards Ceremony is held in conjunction with the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reception.
For the past 18 years the Cook County State's Attorney's office has been recognizing distinguished attorneys and judges within the African-American community with the C.F. Stradford Award.
The Cook County State's Attorney office sponsors various community events throughout the year, such as the C.F. Stradford Awards, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and the El Humanitario Awards.
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Community Justice Centers (CJCs) were founded on the principle that prosecutors have a responsibility not only to prosecute cases but to solve public safety problems.
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office is committed to establishing and maintaining a culture of trust and open communication between residents and the Office to increase the public’s understanding of the Office activities and to improve public safety.
Since 1991 the Cook County State's Attorney's Office has annually paid tribute to an outstanding Hispanic Lawyer in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 through October 15.
Youth can become involved with a BARJ program at various points in the juvenile justice process. Law enforcement may divert cases as a part of a formal or informal station adjustment.