Items tagged: LGBTQ

New Episode of Champaign City Profiles Features Kris Koester  

In the latest Champaign City Profiles podcast we talk with Kris Koester (Administrative Services Manager/Public Information Officer) about managing the parking, recycling and administrative support staff at Public Works. Kris then discusses his role as Public Works’ public information officer, then finishes with an explanation of his role as the LGBTQ+ liaison to the City […]


City of Champaign Recognized for Inclusive Policies for the LGBTQ Community

Champaign Ranked Second Highest in State of Illinois The City of Champaign is honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign in the 2020 Municipal Equality Index (MEI). Conducted annually, the MEI is used to measure how inclusive a city’s laws, policies, and services are for the LGBTQ community. This year the City of […]


City Receives High Marks for Inclusive Policies

Each year, the Human Rights Campaign issues an annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI) score for hundreds of cities across the country.  The MEI measures how inclusive municipal policies, laws, and services are for LGBTQ individuals working and living in each city.  Champaign was one of 506 cities scored during the 2018 MEI and one of only nine cities evaluated in […]


City of Champaign Ranked on Inclusive Policies

The Human Rights Campaign issues an annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI) score for hundreds of cities across the country, which measures how inclusive municipal policies, laws, and services are for LGBTQ individuals working and living there.  Champaign was one of 506 cities scored during the 2016 MEI and one of nine Illinois cities.  Champaign ranked in the top […]