The Community Relations Office is here to help anyone who feels they have been discriminated against. Our staff will listen carefully to your complaints, investigate, and take appropriate actions to remedy the situation when warranted. The City’s Human Rights Ordinance prohibits discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodation, and credit.
We welcome your comments, compliments, and complaints regarding employees of the Champaign Police Department. The City is committed to fair and effective law enforcement and thoroughly investigates all complaints alleging police misconduct.
The equal opportunity purchasing ordinance is intended to ensure that companies doing business with the City practice non-discriminatory hiring practices. Companies wishing to do business with the city in an amount over $17,500 per year must first become certified as complying with this ordinance.
The ADA is a Federal civil rights law which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, government services, transportation, and public and private places that are open to the general public. Learn more about the ADA, the City’s ADA Transition Plan, and how to file an ADA grievance against the City.
The Community Relations Office maintains a directory of self-declared minority-owned businesses which provide a wide variety of services. Review the Minority Business Directory online or learn how to add your business to the directory.
The Summer Youth Employment Program provides Champaign’s Unit 4 students with hands-on work experience and skills that cannot be taught is the classroom. Learn more about this successful program and how youth and local businesses can get involved.