On February 14, the Equity and Engagement staff provided bus pass vouchers to displaced residents of Champaign Park Apartments. Families that are in need will be given essential necessities like transportation and food vouchers, hygiene products, covers/blankets, food., etc. Above: Justice Victim Advocates Jarrel Young and Eric Toga with residents
The City of Champaign and Champaign Park Apartments have reached an agreement which continues the City’s court case against the property owners to March 21, 2023. The terms of the stipulated court order entered on February 9 requires Champaign Park Apartments to continue to reimburse the City for expenses incurred to provide temporary housing to […]
On Friday and Saturday, January 20-21, the community came together to support residents of Champaign Park Apartments who had recently been displaced. The Equity and Engagement Department, in collaboration with the Neighborhood Services Department and other community organizations, hosted a resource fair at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health Department and Y on the Fly. Nine community […]
On January 18, Justice Victim Advocates (Equity and Engagement) staff delivered meals to displaced residents of Champaign Park Apartments. Families that are in need will continue to be given essential necessities like toiletries, hygiene products, covers/blankets, food, and more. Above: A Justice Victim Advocate delivers food to a resident.
On January 17, the Champaign City Council will consider approving the expenditure of up to $350,000 to provide temporary emergency housing in the near term for tenants displaced from Champaign Park Apartments. The City has been actively assisting tenants at the apartment complex since late last year when several buildings were condemned for life-safety reasons. […]
On January 12th, the Equity and Engagement Department staff collaborated with CU Church to gather supplies for the displaced residents of Champaign Park Apartments. Families that are in need will be given essential necessities such as toiletries, hygiene products, covers/blankets, food, and more. Pictured right: Justice Victim Advocates Jarrel Young and Eric Toga gather […]
On October 20, 2021, at approximately 10:37 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 200 block of Kenwood Road for the report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located Acarrie Ingram-Triner, 19, of Champaign, with a life-threatening gunshot wound to her lower neck. Champaign Police and Champaign Fire rendered medical aid until Ms. Ingram-Triner was transported […]
Neighborhood Safety Meeting Held at Champaign Park Apartments The Community Violence Response Task Force (CVRT), a working group of the Champaign County Community Coalition, hosted a Neighborhood Safety Meeting at Champaign Park Apts. on Monday, August 16. City staff Mary Catherine Roberson (ECHO) and John Ruffin (NSD) assisted with facilitation of the event, sharing information […]