Category: City Manager’s Office News

Citizen Review Subcommittee Update

Citizen Review Subcommittee Update The City of Champaign’s Citizen Review Subcommittee is now a proud new member of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE). NACOLE  is a non-profit organization that works to enhance accountability and transparency in policing and build community trust through civilian oversight. For more information on NACOLE please visit […]


City Hosts Flag Day Celebration and Citizenship Fair

City Hosts Flag Day Celebration and Citizenship Fair The Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights (ECHO) & the University YMCA New American Welcome Center co-hosted the National Flag Day & Citizenship Fair on June 14. Mayor Feinen provided a welcome speech to kick off the celebration. This event was free, family-friendly, and open to […]


City, Library Host Second CDAP Workshop

The Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights & Launch at the Library co-hosted the second Workshop for the Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP) on Thursday, June 13 at the Champaign Public Library. The workshop was held to encourage participation and provide assistance to minority-owned and disadvantaged businesses as they registered for the program. Thanks […]


City Staffers Attend Women’s Legacy Conference

Three City employees – City Manager Dorothy Ann David, Deputy City Manager Joan Walls, and Financial Services Manager Courtney Kouzmanoff – attended the 8th annual Women’s Legacy Conference in Naperville on May 17.  The theme of this year’s conference was “Breaking Through Barriers.” The conference was hosted by the Legacy Project, an organization dedicated to […]


Champaign Community Coalition’s Growth Leads to the Selection of a New, Larger Meeting Space

Growing interest and participation in the meetings of the Champaign Community Coalition has led to the need to relocate to a new, larger meeting location. Starting with the meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, the Community Coalition will hold its monthly meetings at the Holiday Inn, located at 101 Trade Center Drive in Champaign. This […]


Human Relations Commission Celebrates Graduating Youth Commissioner

The City of Champaign’s Human Relations Commission recently celebrated the end of Youth Commissioner Diamond Walker’s one-year term. Her last meeting was Monday, June 3. Ms. Walker recently graduated from Centennial High School and will be attending the University of Illinois. The Human Relations Commission meets on the first Monday of each month at 5:30 […]


City of Champaign and University Y New American Welcome Center to Host Flag Day Celebration and Citizenship Fair

The City of Champaign’s Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights is co-sponsoring a Flag Day Celebration and Citizenship Fair along with the University Y New American Welcome Center.  The celebration will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Champaign City Building (102 N. Neil St., Champaign). The public is […]


Presentation on Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP)

The U.S. Small Business Administration recognized National Small Business Week May 5-11, 2019. Locally, the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County Economic Development Center hosted 13 free events to celebrate the week. On May 9, Rachel Joy (Community Relations Manager and Compliance Officer) gave a presentation about the Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP) […]


Coalition Presents to Urbana Rotary Meeting

Tracy Parsons, Community Relations Manager and Community Coalition Facilitator, presented to the Urbana Rotary Club on April 30. Mr. Parsons discussed the Community Coalition’s five priorities and shared details on Coalition activities in the last year. There were 40 people in attendance. The next Community Coalition meeting will be held next Wednesday, May 8, at […]