COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS WEEK OF 8.21.23
COPA had a great time engaging the residents of Chicago in the community during the week of 8.21.23. 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
COPA Community Service Project: Bingo with Seniors 8.23.23
COPA visited the Department of Family and Support Services and Department of Aging West Town Seniors Satellite Center. During our time at the office, COPA engaged with senior citizens by playing bingo with them.
City Clerk Mobile City Hall Resource Fair and 27th Ward Community Day at Union Park – 8.26.23
COPA joined Anna Valencia City Clerk Office, the 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett Office, and various other city departments and sister agencies to connect with the community. This event offered the community various governmental resource tables, job fair, book bag giveaways, school supplies, haircuts, immunization shots, food, music, games, and activities. At this mobile outreach event, COPA had a resource table and shared with the public the agency’s role in police accountability.