COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS WEEK OF 7.3.23
COPA had a great time engaging the residents of Chicago in the community during the week of 7.3.23. 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
Westside Ministers’ Coalition Community Meeting – 7.6.23
COPA attended the Westside Ministers’ Coalition (WMC) monthly community meeting. This organization mission is to provide services that will initiate self-help efforts to improve the Austin community of Chicago in areas of housing, public safety, reentry, clergy involvement, education, health, energy, conservation, community, youth, and economic development. WMC works in cooperation with other organizations sharing similar values that are aligned with their mission.
Playstreets Block Party – 7.8.23
COPA attended Playstreets Block Party to share with members of the community the role the agency plays in police oversight. This block party was held on the block of 5500 W. Drummond Place in Belmont-Cragin. Residents enjoyed the free access to community resources, music, games, and food.