Champaign County Community Coalition June Meeting

On June 14, 2023, the Champaign County Community Coalition gathered for their monthly meeting at the Holiday Inn. This meeting is a chance for local organizations to connect with one another to share information, resources, and plans for upcoming events. The June meeting featured updates from local police chiefs concerning the recent spikes in gun violence. The Champaign Christian Health Center was excited to showcase their new location in an upcoming open house. First Followers, an organizations designed to support formerly incarcerated community members, showcased their expansive programs and what drives their passion for the work that they do. Former University of Illinois football player, Tailon Leitzsey presented information about The Leitzsey Foundation’s upcoming Orange and Blue Camp, a free youth football camp for kids ages 6-13. Finally, we were able to hear from multiple local organizations about upcoming events and opportunities available to the community.