Marshall Square Resource Network (MSRN) Quarterly Community Meeting

COPA met virtually with over 70 community members at the Marshall Square Resource Network (MSRN) Quarterly Community Meeting hosted by Latinos Progresando. This event was created to increase the capacity and strength of stakeholders by collaborating to help improve conditions for the community in the Marshall Square neighborhood.

Summary Reports Posted

1088416 1089601 1090499 1091957 2019-0000357 2019-0001719 2019-0003272 2019-0005317 2020-0005025   Please visit the Case Portal at the link below for copies of reports.

North Austin Community Center (NACC) Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening Ceremony

COPA attended the ribbon-cutting grand ceremony for North Austin Community Center (NACC). This community event celebration was supported by Grace & Peace Church, Intentional Sports, and By The Hands Club for Kids. The new facility will house after school and out of school programming for youth in North Austin.

Transparency release: 2022-5419

Pursuant to the City of Chicago’s Video Release Policy, COPA posted materials related to this officer-involved shooting. The materials are available at the link below.

Multi-Agency Resource Center

COPA staff along with various city, state, and federal agencies gathered at Arturo Velazquez West Side Technical Institute in the Chicago Lawn area to inform and connect new immigrants to various resources and services that are available to assist them as they transition to life in Chicago at the Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC). 

New Life Centers Food Distribution Community Event

COPA attended the New Life Centers Food Distribution community event in Humboldt Park to tell residents about our agency and help pass out food. Hundreds of residents attended the event to learn about a variety of community services and to receive fresh produce from the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Summary Reports Posted

1087742 1088562 1088766 10887705 1092530 2019-0001099 2019-0005108 2020-0000011 2020-0004066 2020-0004177 2020-0004250 2021-0001091 2021-0002188 2021-0002703 2021-0003608 2021-0004303 Please visit the Case Portal at the link below for all Reports  

Marquette Park Community Resource Fair

COPA participated in the Marquette Park Community Resource Fair. This free community event offered the public community resources, fun activities, and food. During COPA’s participation, the agency was able to engage residents and share its role in police oversight.

Yollocalli’s Anti-Valentine Day Party at the National Museum of Mexican Art

COPA attended the Yollocalli’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Party hosted by the National Museum of Mexican Art. Yollocalli is part of the museum’s youth initiative that offered close to 500 young people on Friday, February 8th a safe and fun night filled with music, food, dancing, art, community resources and a stigma-free environment to learn about sexual health.