Items tagged: Rachel Joy

City Manager Announces Appointment of Equity and Engagement Director

Today City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced that Rachel Joy has been appointed to the position of Equity and Engagement Director-Chief Equity Officer effective March 21, 2022. Ms. Joy currently serves as the City’s Community Relations Manager and Compliance Officer. She has worked for the City of Champaign since 2016. In her position as Community […]


New Hope Church Hosts Back to School Bash

New Hope Church Back to School On August 14 Rachel Joy from the Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights joined Councilperson Daniel Iniguez and Champaign Fire Department staff Robert Simmons and Jeremy Mitchell at the Back to School Bash at New Hope Church. This event was sponsored by the NAACP of Champaign County with […]


LIFT Champaign Program Presented to City Council

                   LIFT Champaign Program Presented to City Council On April 20th City staff (Joan Walls, Deputy City Manager; Rachel Joy and Tracy Parsons, Community Relations Managers & Compliance Officers and Unit 4 School District staff (Angela L. Ward, Assistant Superintendent of Equity & Community Engagement; Orlando Thomas, Executive […]


City Staff Presents CDAP at Local AWPA Meeting

On April 18, Community Relations Manager and Compliance Officer Rachel Joy gave a presentation on the Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP) to a meeting of the American Public Works Association (APWA) Illinois Chapter – Prairie Branch. The meeting was held at Farnsworth Group in Champaign. CDAP encourages City departments, contractors, and other vendors doing business […]


Community Relations Manager Attends Decatur Event, Shares Information on CDAP

Rachel Joy, Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer presented to the Metro Black Chamber of Commerce in Decatur, IL during a general meeting. The focus of the presentation was around the Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP).  The discussion included information on the importance of a local certification model, goal setting and working collectively with the community on […]