The Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights 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 $35,000 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.
Youth Employment Services (previously the Summer Youth Employment Services) is now a year-round program. Even though the major focus will still be summer employment, the name was recently changed to reflect the idea that they are working all year to help our students achieve their career goals. Check out the Youth Employment Services page for more information on our new identity as YES!