Items tagged: Champaign County Community Coalition

Champaign County Community Coalition and City of Champaign Partner with Champaign County Crime Stoppers to Solve and Prevent Local Gun Crimes

The Champaign County Community Coalition and the City of Champaign will contribute up to $30,000 to Champaign County Crime Stoppers to support the nonprofit’s Illegal Gun Bounty Reward Program. Through this program Champaign County Crime Stoppers pays their maximum $1,000 cash reward for anonymous tips that lead to the arrest of an individual using a […]

Champaign Community Coalition Hosts 11th Screening & Discussion of Racial Taboo

The Champaign Community Coalition, in partnership with the McKinley Presbyterian Foundation, sponsored a free screening of the documentary ‘Racial Taboo’ on Sunday, March 12 at McKinley Presbyterian Church in Champaign. There were 211 people in attendance for this screening, as well as the film’s producer, Brian Grimm of Wilmington, NC. Used in similar viewing events […]

CU Fresh Start Holds Second Call-In to Address Gun Violence

CU Fresh Start held its second Call-In meeting on March 9, 2017. At the Call-In, law enforcement representatives, community members and social service providers met face-to-face with eleven individuals who are known to be involved in local gun-related incidents and shootings. The message was clear and direct – “The gun violence in our community must […]

2016 STAR Awards Ceremony

2016 STAR Awards Ceremony The Neighborhood Services Advisory Board and the Neighborhood Services Department, in collaboration with Busey Bank and WCIA Channel 3, hosted the seventh annual STAR Awards, which was held on April 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Approximately 225 people attended this year’s ceremony.  Immediately preceding the ceremony, a reception was held […]