COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS WEEK OF 3.13.23
COPA had a great time engaging the residents of Chicago in the community during the week of 3.13.23. Our office is committed to helping residents understand how to file a complaint or compliment an officer and explain to the public our role in police oversight. Below is a brief description of our most recent community engagement efforts. If you are interested in COPA speaking to your community group or organization, please submit a request via email to COPA-PublicAffairs@chicagocopa.org
Leaders Network – 3.14.23
COPA attended this meeting comprised of faith and community leaders that work together to organize, strategize, and mobilize to improve the quality of life for the west side communities.
DFSS Community Resource Fair – 3.16.23
COPA participated in DFSS Resource Fair open to delegate agencies funded for youth services in 2023. The goal of the resource fair was to connect with nonprofit organizations across Chicago who work with youth. The goal was to forge new partnerships that will allow us to connect with more youth in the coming months.
Chicago Park District Teen Opportunity Fair – 3.18.23
COPA attended the Chicago Park District Teen Opportunity Fair held at Kennedy King College to help teens understand the operations of our agency and our role in police accountability. Teens at this event were also able to learn about summer jobs and various other local resources available to them.