Items tagged: City Staff

City Staff Attends Welcoming Plan Release

On September 15, 2021, City staff attended the release of the YMCA New American Welcoming Center’s Welcoming Plan for Immigrants in Champaign County. ECHO’s Compliance Manager Rachel Joy, co-chair  of the Welcoming Plan Steering Committee, is pictured participating in a panel discussion. City staff, Mary Catherine Roberson (ECHO), Tracy Parsons (ECHO) and Bruce Knight (Planning […]


City Staff Hosts Neighborhood Safety Meeting

On Monday July 19th Mary Catherine Roberson, Community Relations Specialist, facilitated a Champaign County Community Coalition – Community Violence Response Task (CVRT) neighborhood safety meeting at the American Legion. City staff, church and community members came together to discuss solutions for safety and to hear about available resources. WCIA and WILL attended and covered this […]


City Staff Attends “Above The Rim” Basketball Championship Game

City staff Mary Catherine Roberson joined Councilperson Will Kyles and Chief Anthony Cobb at the championship game of the “Above the Rim” Basketball Campference. Winning teams from Champaign and Urbana faced off after a week of competitions in Garden Hills and at Salt and Light. Champaign took home the trophy, which will be kept in […]


Mayor and City Staff Host International Political Science Students

On Monday, June 14th, Mayor Deb Frank Feinen along with, Tracy Parsons and Rachel Joy from the office of Equity, Community and Human Rights met with the head of the Israel Military Schools, and other students attending the Israel National Defense College. Lt. Col Tim Scott (Marine Corp) who is currently studying at the college […]