Kankakee Mayor Wells-Armstrong addresses Shapiro Concerns
Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong announced tonight via Facebook Live she is drafting a letter to address concerns at Shapiro Developmental Center. Shapiro, as of Tuesday night, is host to 12 of the County’s 47 cases of COVID-19.
“I actually worked there many years ago and I want you all to know I have heard your concerns.” Mayor Wells-Armstrong said this evening, “I have reached out to the employees union President, and I am currently working with him right now to draft a letter that I will forward to the State Representative Lindsey Parkhurst and our State Senator Patrick Joyce in an effort to raise awareness regarding your issues and concerns.
We’ve reached out to representatives for Rep. Parkhurst and Sen. Joyce for a comment.