CITY OF KANKAKEE: Media Advisory: Cities United Delegation Coming to Kankakee
City of Kankakee issued the following announcement on Aug. 3.
A delegation from Cities United, a national organization dedicated to reducing violence in cities among African-American men and boys, will be traveling to Kankakee on Tuesday and participating in a community forum discussing local concerns about public safety in the Kankakee region. The event is open to the public and will include comments from former Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges.
On Wednesday, Mayor Wells-Armstrong and members of Cities United will give an update to local media on Kankakee’s selection to be included in Cities United and the next steps in crafting a public safety plan for Kankakee.
Both events are open to the press
WHO: Mayor Wells-Armstrong, members of the Cities United organization, community stakeholders and the general public.
WHAT: Community Forum discussing public safety in the Kankakee region and how Cities United can help the region become safer, healthier and more hopeful.
WHEN: Tuesday, August 7 from 6:00p.m. until 7:30p.m.
Additional media availability on Wednesday, August 8 at 9:30a.m. (Open to media only)
WHERE: Kankakee Public Library, 4th Floor Meeting Room (201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee)
Wednesday’s Media Availability will be held in the Kankakee City Council chambers, located at 385 E. Oak Street, Kankakee
For more information, please contact Mayor Wells-Armstrong’s office at (815) 933-0500.
Original source can be found here.
Source: City of Kankakee