Items tagged: ECHO

City Participates in Welcome Awards Celebration

The 5th Annual Welcome Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, September 22 at the Urbana Free Library. The 2018 Immigrant Welcome Award recipients are:      – Business Leadership Award – Diva Nails      – Community Impact Award – Carle Community Care      – Distinguished Leadership Service Awards – Roaa Al-Heeti, Mike Doyle […]


City Staff, Human Relations Commissioners Host Booth at CU Pride Fest

Staff from the Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights (ECHO), in coordination with the Human Relations Commission, set up an informational booth during CU Pride Fest.  The event was held in Downtown Champaign on Saturday, September 15. The Human Relations Commissioners and ECHO staff provided information to Pride Fest attendees along with giveaways that […]


Atrium Display Case Highlights Welcoming Week

Staff from the New American Welcoming Center at the University YMCA stopped by the City Building to decorate the Atrium display case for the month of September. The display highlights the upcoming Welcoming Week, being marked from September 14 – 23. The week will culminate with the 5th Annual Immigrant Welcome Awards on Saturday, September 22. […]


Staff Gives Out School Supplies & City Information at CU Days

The Equity, Community and Human Rights Office (ECHO) and other City staff participated in a community resource fair during CU Days, which was held at Douglass Park on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Dozens of families visited the City’s resource booth and picked up school supplies, information about City services, and a variety of City-branded giveaway […]