Chicago Park District Board Chair Avis LaVelle Resigns Amid Lifeguard Sex Abuse Scandal"I am deeply sorry for the culture of abuse and harassment that was allowed to fester in the beaches and pools division of the Chicago Park District," LaVelle said.
After Scathing Reports Of Abuse, Harassment At Park District, How Many Cases Will Bring Criminal Charges?What’s next in the Chicago Park District sexual harassment and abuse investigations?
3 Aldermen Demand Chicago Park District Board Chair Avis LaVelle Resign Over Handling Of Lifeguard Sex Abuse Scandal"Chicago Park District needs new leadership that is up to the task of making our parks safe and creating structures of accountability," Ald. Rossana Rodrigeuz-Sanchez said.
Reports Break Down Numerous Claims About Sexual Abuse Among Chicago Park District Lifeguards, Say Former Supt. Mike Kelly Didn't Take Action Until 6 Months After Being Notified Of One ComplaintThe Chicago Park District has fired three senior managers following the release of two reports that detail sexual assaults among Park District lifeguards – and claim the former Park District superintendent took no action until six months after he had received a complaint about abuse.