On November 9th, the Champaign County Community Coalition held its monthly meeting that was focused on workforce development within the community. The University of Illinois Human Resources Office came to promote their open positions and highlight their summer internship program. Parkland College presented about their Support for Workforce Training (SWFT) program. This program aids community […]
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 […]
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 […]
On October 26, ECHO’s Community Relations Specialist Mary Catherine Roberson joined Rev. Willie Comer’s Jefferson Middle School “lunch crew” to share information about the Community Coalition and to invite the youth to participate in Coalition messaging initiatives. Over 50 students learned about Coalition resources and opportunities!
On September 8th the Champaign County Community Coalition hosted its monthly virtual meeting. Representatives from the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Champaign County Sheriff’s Office, the University of Illinois and Parkland College shared updates with the community, with a particular focus on recent community gun violence. Tracy Parsons gave updates regarding the Race Relations […]
The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department attended the National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) resource fair and dinner at Garden Hills on February 12. Over 50 families attended the event where 20 vendors presented information and resources for families with children. Neighborhood Programs Division staff handed out information on the Champaign Coalition, CommUnity […]