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Supporting first responders, active-duty military, veterans, and their families.

Thank you to those that attended the
Back The Badge Fest at the Farmer City Raceway

Established
August 6, 2020

Over 5,000 Individuals

Involved

Champaign County Illinois

Outreach and

Engagement

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Who We Are

Back the Blue Champaign County is a group of over 5,000 citizens working in private and public sector professions; derive from all walks of life; and are demographically, socioeconomically, ethnically, and politically diverse. We are unashamed to support first responders, active-duty military, veterans, and their families.

At such a pivotal time in our nation’s history, it is imperative that we render them aid and boost morale as they continue to serve our communities with courage, honor, and dignity. They deserve encouragement, gratitude, and respect as they stand on the front line of a global pandemic, provide safety to all during civil unrest, and are deliberately being used as political pawns.

Our two-fold mission as described allows us to practice responsible, meaningful community outreach and engagement initiatives and serve as bridge-building liaisons. We look forward to partnering with you in our community outreach and engagement initiatives so that the welfare of citizens and first responders in Champaign County can be lifted up and brought together with mutual respect and understanding.

Back the Blue Champaign County Community
Outreach & Engagement Committee

Our Mission

“Affirm that every life is valuable. Stand united against injustice in all forms. Deliberately pursue traditional and unconventional avenues to understand the experiences of underserved and underrepresented citizens and communities. Actively seek partnerships with individuals, organizations, and businesses to bring forth awareness of social inequities, provide aid to those in need, and strive to uplift every human being.”

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