Joliet City Council candidates Jan Quillman and Jeremy Brzycki announced endorsements this week.
Quillman was endorsed by the Joliet Black Police Officers Association.
Brzycki was endorsed by Run for Something, a national organization promoting young progressives for public office.
The news release from Quillman said she was recognized by the Joliet Black Police Officers Association for working as a councilwoman to get equipment needed by law enforcement and bringing a diverse workforce to the city.
Quillman was noted for her experience as an incumbent, membership in the National Hookup of Black Women, and position as chairwoman of the council’s’s Public Safety Committee.
A news release from Run for Something and Brzycki announcing the endorsement noted that the organization “recruits and supports strong voices in the next generation of progressive leadership.”
“The movement for change is strong in Joliet and I am truly excited to have RFS support in our grassroots effort to bring reform, transparency, and high paying jobs to our great city,” Brzycki said.
Brzycki and Quillman are among 12 candidates running for three at-large council seats on the ballot in the April 6 election.
Other candidates are: Joe Clement, Warren Dorris, Cesar Guerrero, Hudson Hollister, James Lanham, Nicole Lurry, Roger Powell, Isiah Williams Jr., Robert Wunderlich and Glenda Wright-McCullum.
Source: The Daily Chronicle