Items tagged: Neighborhood Ambassador

Connecting Communities: A Conversation with Javier Zenil Pena

In the latest episode of Champaign City Profiles we talk with Javier Zenil Pena, one of the City of Champaign’s dedicated Neighborhood Ambassadors in our Neighborhood Services Department. Javier explains why he loves his job which allows him to proactively assist residents, share information, and enhance community wellness and safety. From working downtown on weekends […]


City Hosts Community Violence Response Meeting with Eisner Park Residents

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.


Neighborhood Ambassadors Ready to Serve the Champaign Community

The City of Champaign is pleased to announce that starting today, May 26, 2022, the City’s new team of Neighborhood Ambassadors will be out engaging with and assisting Champaign’s residents and visitors. The program consists of four Neighborhood Ambassadors and one Neighborhood Ambassador Supervisor who will work proactively to assist residents, share information, and serve […]


Neighborhood Services Supports Earth Day Cleanup Event on Campus

Neighborhood Services Supports Earth Day Cleanup Event on Campus On April 22, 2022, the Neighborhood Services Department assisted Armory House students with their Earth Day Cleanup event. The students were motivated to host a cleanup event after hearing about the Keep Champaign Beautiful North Prospect clean up, on Boneyard Creek Community Day. Neighborhood Ambassador Supervisor […]