From the mayor's desk

Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong to Present the 2020 State of the City Address
04 June 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Mayor Wells-Armstrong is set to present the 2020 State of the City Address tonight at 7:00 p.m. The key focus of the speech is to give an update on what has been accomplished in the fiscal year, highlight projects in the City of Kankakee, encourage civic engagement and provide further plans to move Kankakee Forward.


Mayor Wells-Armstrong Awards Students with the African American Civic Leaders’ Scholarship
03 June 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Five young men and women have been chosen by the committee for Mayor Wells-Armstrong’s African American Civic Leaders’ Scholarship. Each recipient will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 per student.


Mayor-Wells Armstrong Responds in Light of George Floyd's Death and Recent Protests
01 June 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL - In the past week, George Floyd, yet another unarmed black man in the United States has died at the hands of a white police officer who knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes while ignoring the please of Mr. Floyd who repeatedly stated, “I can’t breathe.”


Mayor Wells-Armstrong Presented During American Sustainable Business Council National Webinar on Reopening the Economy
29 May 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL –  As many parts of the state reopen their economies today, the American Sustainable Business Council has partnered with more than 60 organizations and leaders across the nation to further discuss the best practices and plan for reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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