Community Engagement

21st Ward, Alderman Brookins Community Town Hall Meeting

Join Alderman Howard Brookins Jr. at the 21st Ward Town Hall Meeting and hear what’s new in the ward. Also, learn about what’s coming to Chicago, and get some of those questions answered. While learning how you can help with building a better 21st ward community.This is an open event.

Addressing Police Accountability & Community Safety at DePaul University

Join the Journal for Social Justice & the Center for Public Interest Law for a discussion about police accountability in Chicago. The event aims to address how to hold both police officers and law enforcement agencies responsible for effectively delivering basic services of crime control. The Journal also hopes to address Chicago’s long history of racism in policing, including persistent racially discriminatory practices ranging from street level harassment and arrests to excessive and deadly force, and ultimately mass incarceration.

COPA Community Hours – Leger Library

COPA investigators will be on site to receive complaints and compliments of Chicago Police Officers. Also, the staff will address questions and provide an overview of the agency. Our goal is to allow residents to have more access to COPA in their neighborhood in an effort to meet them where they are and build community partnerships.

COPA Community Hours – Albany Park Library

COPA investigators will be on site to receive complaints and compliments of Chicago Police Officers. Also, the staff will address questions and provide an overview of the agency. Our goal is to allow residents to have more access to COPA in their neighborhood in an effort to meet them where they are and build community partnerships.

COPA Speak To CPD Recruits

COPA Chief Administrator and senior staff will visit Chicago Police Department (CPD) during their police academy. At the presentation, recruits, officers and detectives will be able to hear from COPA to discuss their commitment to enhancing the profession of policing and how COPA’s role as a police oversight body advances policing and serves as a …

11th District Faith Based Meeting

Join the 11th District, faith-based leaders as we connect with our community to build and support partnerships and organizations to better serve families and communities in need.

District 6 Faith Based Meeting

Join the faith-based leaders as we connect with our community to build and support partnerships and organizations to better serve families and communities in need.

CPS Community Action Council Meeting – Austin

There are several CACs across Chicago. Each works to empower the community they serve to lead the improvement of local quality education. CAC members include parents; elected officials; faith-based institutions, health care, and community-based organizations; Local School Council (LSC) members; business leaders; educators and school administrators; staff members from Chicago’s Sister Agencies; community residents; and students. This event is open to the public.

3rd District, Clergy Meeting

 3rd District Clergy Meeting is being held in October to bring the community together to problem solve on crimes and disorders utilizing faith-based methods.