Items tagged: youth

Community Coalition Welcomes Announcement of STEM Illinois

The Champaign County Community Coalition will dedicate its meeting on March 11, 2020, to a presentation on an exciting new initiative to build an eco-system of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that leaves no member of our community behind – STEM Illinois.  The meeting will be held from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Champaign […]


City Staff Discuss Careers with Area Youth

City staff shared information about their jobs with area eighth graders at the 29th Annual Career Conference at the I Hotel and Conference Center. This week-long conference runs January 14-23, 2020, and attracts more than 2,000 students from 23 area schools.  The goal is to inform area students about local career opportunities.  Mary Catherine Roberson […]


Community Coalition News

The University of Illinois Campus Recreation wrapped up the 2016 C3 (Community, Campus, Connections) Program on July 22nd with a tailgate event that brought nearly 200+ youth (aged 8-14) together from the community. The C3 program aims to build a safe and peaceful community among the youth that reside in the Champaign-Urbana and University of […]


Champaign Park District Honors Awards

The Neighborhood Services Department was a recipient of the Champaign Park District Community Partner Award given on May 12 at the Champaign Parks Honors awards ceremony at the Hilton Garden Inn.  NSD has worked closely with the Champaign Park District over the last year to provide quality program alternatives to youth throughout the community.  Last […]


Police Department Conducts Basic Youth Police Academy

The Champaign Police Department’s Community Outreach Unit hosted a Basic Youth Police Academy June 9-12, 2014. This summer program is designed to provide youth in the Champaign County area, between 12-18 years of age, a clearer understanding of law enforcement practices. The Basic Academy provides an opportunity for youth and police officers to build stronger, […]


Garden Hills Clean and Green

The Garden Hills Clean and Green committee held a street clean-up on Saturday, May 24, 2014.  David Oliver, Code Compliance Manager, was on hand to assist the group with litter removal along Paula Drive. The group was assisted by Councilmember Will Kyles and a group of youth from Restoration Urban Ministries. Prior to the clean […]