Category: City Manager’s Office News

MLK Countywide Celebration

The MLK Countywide Committee and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee hosted the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on January 16, 2022, at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts. The featured keynote speaker was Derek Barber King, Sr., a nephew of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]


Scholarship Recipients Recognized at Unity Breakfast

As part of the weekend’s celebration of Dr. King, the City co-sponsored the Unity Breakfast on January 17, 2022, at the Vineyard Church in Urbana. This event honored the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee Scholarship Award winners. These scholarships were awarded to high school seniors in Urbana, Champaign, and Rantoul who […]


Champaign City Profiles Features Adonis Fuller

Adonis Fuller is the first Purchasing and Compliance Specialist here at the City of Champaign. This newly created position oversees compliance with the City of Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP). The CDAP program encourages City departments, contractors, and other vendors doing business with the City to increase the amount of goods and services provided by local businesses […]


Community Coalition Holds Virtual Meeting

On January 12, the Champaign County Community Coalition hosted their monthly meeting via Zoom. Law enforcement leadership from Champaign, Urbana, the Sheriff’s Dept., and U of I and Parkland Police Depts. shared updates regarding community violence as well as community engagement initiatives like Shop With A Cop. There were also community updates from LIFT Champaign […]


Public Invited to Attend the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

Keynote Speaker and Award Recipients Announced The MLK Countywide Committee and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration will be held on January 16, 2022, at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts (500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana). Doors […]


New Mayor Feinen Podcast features the SWFT Program

Support for Workforce Training (SWFT) is a short-term workforce training program at Parkland College providing wrap-around academic and career services. In her latest podcast, Mayor Feinen talks with SWFT Director Alicia Beck about the program. During their discussion Beck describes the SWFT program, shares information on the application process, and explains how SWFT helps area […]


Reminder: Bundle Up’s Clothing Drive

This year, the City has partnered with the Champaign Park District and Champaign Center Partnership to collect new and gently used winter items, including coats, hats, gloves, scarves, etc. for those in need. There is a beautifully wrapped donation box at the main entrance of the City Building ready to be filled with your kind […]


Champaign Coalition Hosted Year-End Meeting

On December 8, the Champaign County Community Coalition hosted its monthly meeting in person at the Holiday Inn, Champaign. Law enforcement leadership from Champaign, Urbana, the Sheriff’s Dept., and U of I and Parkland Police Depts. shared updates regarding community violence as well as community engagement initiatives such as “Shop With a Cop.” CU Public […]


Bundle Up’s Clothing Drive

This year, the City of Champaign is partnering with the Champaign Park District and Champaign Center Partnership to collect winter items such as coats, hats gloves, scarves etc. (New or gently used) until December 27th for those most in need. The City Building will be one of the drop off locations, and if you enter […]