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  • Prairie Land Conflict Mediation Center is a private, nonprofit corporation established in 2008 to provide residents of Champaign-Urbana and surrounding communities with the option of resolving disputes themselves, voluntarily, nonviolently, inexpensively and within their own communities. We strive to reduce court congestion, promote peaceful alternatives to litigation and provide education, training and volunteer opportunities for community members in conflict resolution and prevention.

  • Prairielands Council, BSA provides character development and value-based leadership training to youth in nine counties of east-central Illinois and west-central Indiana. And we do it by having fun!

    The council is based in Champaign, Illinois. We currently offer over 2,800 youth a program of responsible fun and adventure:

  • When Cinderella wanted to go to the ball and didn't have a dress to wear, she wished so hard that her fairy godmother appeared and helped make her dreams come true.

  • Founded in 1998, ProCamps® is a best-in-class event management and sports marketing company specializing in developing, managing, and operating camps, appearances, brand activations, and related experiences for professional athletes and coaches in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, PGA, ATP, NCAA, NASCAR, WPSL, MLL and NFHL. ProCamps helps Fortune 500 brands activate and execute more than 175 events across the country to effectively deliver brand messaging to thousands of parents, kids, and coaches via retail promotions, TV/radio/print, social media, and on-site activations.

  • The founders of Project HEAL, Liana Rosenman and Kristina Saffran, met while undergoing treatment for anorexia nervosa at just 15-years-old. The two girls helped each other to reach full recovery, and decided to help others achieve it as well.

  • Project READ trains volunteer tutors to teach adults in our community how to read, perform math, or speak and read English. Our goal is to have trained tutors available in each community of District 505! A tutor might be a homemaker, a retiree from any profession, a college student, a working professional, a former adult learner.  Many individuals find their lives to be enriched by their experiences with our Project READ learners. To become a tutor, you must be at least 18 with a high school diploma or GED.

  • Prosperity Gardens is an organization dedicated to cultivating a health community through neighborhood farming, education, employment and collaborative opportunities. Our first site is on N. First Street, we have 14 raised beds, where we grow, teach and learn about food, health and community.

  • The Public Art League's mission is to promote creativity and improve the community's aesthetic by cultivating awareness and appreciation of public art. To date, we have focused on installing sculptures in the Champaign-Urbana community.

  • The Mission of Rape Advocacy, Counseling, and Education Services is to deconstruct rape myths and empower victims and survivors of sexual violence through advocacy, counseling, education, crisis intervention, and activism. We also work with non-offending significant others, allied professionals, and the community at large to end all forms of sexual violence. We believe that working to end sexual assault, a widespread form of oppression that primarily victimizes women and children, is essential to building a world free of all forms of oppression.

  • Roger Ebert's Film Festival, also known as Ebertfest, is held every April.  Dates for the 2017 festival are April 19-23, 2017.

    Founded in 1999 by the late Roger Ebert, University of Illinois Journalism graduate and Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, Roger Ebert’s Film Festival (Ebertfest) celebrates films that haven’t received the recognition they deserved during their original runs. The festival gives these films and their filmmakers a well-deserved second look.

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