Chaundra Bishop wants to employ her background in public health to expand the role of the coroner in Champaign County.
Jaclyn spoke with Anne and Chris Lukeman of CU Adventures about running an in-person centered escape room business during a pandemic.
First Followers, which began as drop-in center where formerly incarcerated individuals could receive mentoring and guidance, is expanding it's scope.
The coroner's office handles death investigations when the cause of death is unknown. Sometimes, those investigations require the expertise of a forensic anthropologist.
After receiving a $400,000 grant from the Illinois COVID Response Fund, DREAAM House will be able to expand services for underserved families in C-U.
Cynthia Cunningham is running against Mike Marron for State Representative of the 104th District.
Apolonia chats with the organizers of C-U Black & African Arts Festival about staying relevant as an event through a pandemic, their respective history in C-U, and more.
Claire interviews Heidi Weatherford and Jill Crandall of Amasong about the mission of the chorus, how COVID has changed it, and more.
On August 3rd, Julie Laut took over the recently vacant Ward 2 seat on Urbana's City Council. She's progressive, a historian, and a community organizer.
Trina Wright-Dixon is making a difference as the first Black board chair for the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois.
In 2017, Chester Street closed its doors for good and relinquished its standing as the most prolific gay bar in Champaign-Urbana. The questions around the future of queer performance spaces in C-U are still sorely lacking in answers.
The co-founders of youth advocacy group Paign to Peace speaks with Melinda as they reflect on the formation of their group and the impact their peaceful protests have had on the C-U community.
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