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Highland Park Strong

The City of Highland Park is heartbroken by the tragic shooting at the Independence Day Parade on July 4, 2022. As a community, we all share in grieving those who were killed or injured, and our hearts are with their loved ones.

Start here to learn how the City is responding to this devastating incident.

To translate information on the City’s website to Spanish or other languages click on the button (translate button) on the top right corner of the website and select your preferred language. Translation services are also available through the Highwood Public Library.

Para traducir la información en la página web de la Ciudad de Highland Park al Español u otros idiomas, oprima el botón (translate button) en la esquina superior derecha de la página web y seleccione su idioma preferido. Los servicios de traducción también están disponibles a través de la Biblioteca Publica de Highwood.

To contact the City of Highland Park, please contact Resiliency Victim Liaison/Social Worker Michelle Koso, LSW at or 847-926-1036.

Everyone grieves at a different pace, and there is no one path toward moving forward after a tragedy. Professionals from our community are here to help you and your family during this difficult time. Call 211 or text 898211 to be immediately connected with a trained navigator who can help you access services. If you prefer an in-person appointment with a navigator, call 211 or visit to schedule an appointment at Family Service of Lake County or the Highwood Public Library and Community Center. 211 is free, confidential, multilingual, and available 24/7.

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Accessing Resources & Support

NavegaciĆ³n de recursos

Temporary Memorial Information

Permanent Memorial Information

Counseling & Victim Resources

Recursos en EspaƱol

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