Friday, September 23rd, the Trauma & Resilience Initiative, First Followers, and the Youth & Family Peer Support Alliance held an open house for their brand-new location at 102 N State Street in Champaign. Community Relations Specialist, April Faulkner (E&E), attended the open house to support the community partners and discuss what plans they had for […]
On August 11, 2022, the Neighborhood Services Department hosted a neighborhood based CommYOUnity block party at Turnberry Ridge Park. Employees from the Equity and Engagement Department also assisted with the event. There were backpacks with supplies given to 125 kids. More than 150 neighbors enjoyed an evening of food and games, as well music provided […]
On July 9, 2022, community members and City staff came together for a Community Violence Response Meeting at the Hays Recreation Center. CU Trauma and Resilience Initiative provided mental support, resources, and attendees received information about the Community Gun Violence Reduction Blueprint and the Neighborhood Ambassadors Program.