Items tagged: CDAP

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 […]


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) […]


City Staff Presents CDAP at Local AWPA Meeting

On April 18, Community Relations Manager and Compliance Officer Rachel Joy gave a presentation on the Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP) to a meeting of the American Public Works Association (APWA) Illinois Chapter – Prairie Branch. The meeting was held at Farnsworth Group in Champaign. CDAP encourages City departments, contractors, and other vendors doing business […]


Community Relations Manager Attends Decatur Event, Shares Information on CDAP

Rachel Joy, Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer presented to the Metro Black Chamber of Commerce in Decatur, IL during a general meeting. The focus of the presentation was around the Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP).  The discussion included information on the importance of a local certification model, goal setting and working collectively with the community on […]


City Holds First Certification Event for Minority & Female Owned Businesses

On December 28, 2018, the Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights partnered with First Followers to host the City’s first Minority/Female Owned Business Certification event. Thirty individuals and organizations attended the event to be certified, and are now on a vendor list. The City will use this list to increase the number of opportunities […]


Minority and Women Owned Business Certification Event – December 28th

The City is pleased to announce the launch of the City of Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP). This 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 owned by minorities, women, and other socially and economically disadvantaged groups. To […]