The Champaign County Community Coalition, in partnership with WCIA-TV, hosted a special Community Coalition meeting and Victory Over Violence Town Hall on October 13, 2021. WCIA Anchor Jennifer Roscoe moderated the Victory Over Violence panel discussion featuring these panelists:
· Sheriff Dustin Heuerman, Champaign County Sheriff’s Office
· James “Tygar” Corbin, First Followers (Provider of direct support services for the formerly incarcerated and impacted community members.)
· Regina Crider, Youth and Family Peer Support Alliance (Family-run organization that advocates for family needs and voices.)
· Sheldon Turner, Champaign Unit 4 Schools (High school-age youth programs Operation Hope and Goal Getters.)
Tracy Parsons, Community Relations Manager & Coalition Facilitator, lead a question-and-answer segment with panelists to build stronger partnerships, identify needs and work collectively to end community violence. If you missed the Town Hall and would like to watch it, please click here.