IDHS Secretary Grace Hou and YMCA's Dorrie McWhorter on "Reset" (WBEZ, Chicago)

To mark the announcement of the first 87 Healing Illinois grant recipients, WBEZ-FM's "Reset" host Justin Kaufmann interviewed IDHS Secretary Grace Hou on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Secretary Hou discussed the impetus for Healing Illinois and goals of the initiative. Then, Justin welcomed one of the grant recipients to the conversation: Dorrie McWhorter, president and CEO of the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, an organization that has long been active in racial equity and that will use the grant funding to deepen and expand their work. Listen to the interview by clicking the link below:

Healing Illinois Interview on WBEZ-FM's "Reset"