COOK COUNTY, Ill. — Cook County leaders announced $25 million in new funding to go towards addressing gun violence.

A release from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s office stated she, “will be joined by Commissioner Monica Gordon, Assistant Secretary of the Illinois Dept of Human Services, Office of Firearm Violence Prevention, Chris Patterson, Executive Director of the Cook County Justice Advisory Council, Avik Das, and leaders from Youth Guidance and Cornerstone Community Development Corporation,” for the announcement.

No further details were provided in advance of the announcement however video documenting the entire event has been embedded within this story.