Items tagged: Human Relations Commission

Champaign Human Relations Commission Hosts Monthly Virtual Meeting

On April 5, 2021 The City of Champaign – Human Relations Commission had their monthly meeting. They received a presentation from Yaguang Lian, acting President of Chinese American Association of Central Illinois. If you missed it and would like to watch it, please click here. Please click here for a list of local and national […]


Champaign Human Relations Commission Hosts Monthly Virtual Meeting

On April 5, 2021 The City of Champaign – Human Relations Commission had their monthly meeting. They received a presentation from Yaguang Lian, acting President of Chinese American Association of Central Illinois. If you missed it and would like to watch it, please click here. Please click here for a list of local and national […]


Champaign Human Relations Commission Hosts Monthly Virtual Meeting

On March 1, 2021 The City of Champaign – Human Relations Commission had their monthly meeting. They received a presentation from Imad Rahman, President of Avicenna Community Heath Center. His Presentation was called Muslims in Champaign-Urbana – Contributions and Challenges. If you missed it and would like to watch it, please click here.


Human Relations Commission Holds Retreat

Human Relations Commission Holds Retreat The Human Relations Commission held a half-day retreat on Saturday, October 5th at the Hampton Inn Champaign Southwest. Commissioners received training on the following topics: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Implicit Bias, Team Building and Goal setting. The retreat session was conducted by Nakia Green with Nakia J Consulting, Inc. To learn […]


City Shares Information with Residents at DisABILITY Resource Expo

The Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights and the Neighborhood Services Department passed out information to residents at the DisABILITY Resource Expo on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at The Vineyard Church in Urbana. City staff and Human Relations Commissioners shared information about various City services and gave away lots of freebies to visitors!  The […]


Human Relations Commission Invites Speakers to January Meeting

The Human Relations Commission (HRC) invited the Regional Planning Commission (RPC) and the Champaign Police Department to provide program information at their January 7 meeting.  The RPC introduced the Young Adult Reentry Program.  This program focuses on creating new pathways to adulthood by providing young adults with the tools and skills to be self sufficient.  […]


City Staff, Human Relations Commissioners Host Booth at CU Pride Fest

Staff from the Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights (ECHO), in coordination with the Human Relations Commission, set up an informational booth during CU Pride Fest.  The event was held in Downtown Champaign on Saturday, September 15. The Human Relations Commissioners and ECHO staff provided information to Pride Fest attendees along with giveaways that […]


Human Relations Commission Update

During their August 6, 2018, meeting, the Human Relations Commission (HRC) welcomed new members and elected officers. Alissia Young was re-elected Chair and Demario Turner was elected Vice-Chair.  Three new commissioners were also welcomed: Robin McClain, Brian Alexander-Ward, and Youth Commissioner Diamond Walker. The HRC meets regularly on the first Monday of each month at […]


City Staff, Human Relations Commissioner Attend DisABILITY Resource Expo

Staff from the Community Relations Office set up a booth at the DisABILITY Resource Expo on Saturday April 7. Community Relations Manager Rachel Joy and Administrative Assistant Ashley Stickels were in attendance. The event was held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vineyard Church in Urbana. Human Relations Commissioner Alissia Young volunteered at the booth as […]