The City of Champaign is proud to announce an exciting new opportunity for residents to learn about the inner workings of local government. The new Champaign City Government 101 Academy will educate the public about the organization and operation of the City of Champaign and promote civic engagement. The 11-class Academy will cover topics like […]
The waitlist for HCVs for people displaced by government action will be open for the Month of September. This provides a housing opportunity for anyone facing displacement due to a government action taken, such as condemnation or a redevelopment activity similar to Bristol Place.
Deputy Fire Marshals Janet Maupin and Randy Smith, Property Maintenance Inspector Tim Spear, and Summer Youth Employment Interns Tylon Turner and Olivia Dew met with representatives from the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM). The representatives from the OSFM will be attending the Fire Factor academy on September 27, 2014 to deliver two […]
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, […]
Effective June 1, 2014, The Center for Women in Transition and a Woman’s Place Domestic Violence Program will be known as Courage Connection. This change will unite the shelter, housing services, programs, and outreach under one name. Currently, Courage Connection is the only agency that offers a full spectrum of services for victims of domestic […]
The City of Champaign hosted a training course from the National Community Development Association (NCDA) focused on practitioners in the federal HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME program). The three day course included 18 practitioners from around the country and three local staff. The event was offered at the Champaign Police Department, which provided great accommodations […]