CENTRAL ILLINOIS COMMUNITY EDUCATORS
Who, What, and Where We Are
BCAI CULTURAL ARTS & HUMANITIES
Arts & Culture,
BCAI provides socially aware arts training and an expression platform to everyone regardless of income or background to increase awareness of self, community, and culture. We currently have strong dance, martial arts, and visual arts programs.
WESTERN AVENUE COMMUNITY CENTER
Community Service & Support
Making a difference on Bloomington’s west side for over 95 years. WACC supports and empowers our local community members through our programs for Youth, Seniors, Hispanic Outreach, Interpretation, and Counseling. We aim to provide quality services that walk alongside our community in their journey to become healthy individuals.
U OF I EXTENSION
Illinois Extension provides practical translations of cutting-edge research to help people, businesses, and communities find answers to some of the most pressing issues of our modern world. Our work is guided by a desire to create meaningful progress toward addressing a select group of issues, which we call grand challenges.
ECOLOGY ACTION CENTER
The mission of the Ecology Action Center is to inspire and assist our community in creating, strengthening, and preserving a healthy environment. The EAC acts as a central resource for environmental education, information, outreach, and technical assistance in McLean County, Illinois.
ISU CENTER FOR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Community Service & Engagement
The center builds on the University’s core value of civic engagement. The intent of the center is to bring coordination and a shared purpose to the civic engagement efforts occurring throughout the University, as well as to create new opportunities. The scope of the center is broad and involves supporting in-class and out-of-class learning experiences that partner with the community.
MCLEAN COUNTY ROSC (RECOVERY ORIENTED SYSTEMS OF CARE)
Health & Wellness
In McLean County, Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care is a community-based coalition of volunteers within McLean County. The ROSC Council is comprised of professionals in various human services fields, individuals with lived experience in recovery, and community members. ROSC seeks to connect people in recovery with a variety of community services to improve recovery outcomes.
YWCA MCLEAN COUNTY
YWCA McLean County is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We proudly serve people of all backgrounds through every stage of life. We are an inclusive organization, serving everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or ability.
ILLINOIS AG IN THE CLASSROOM
McLean County Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) programs seek to improve student achievement by providing agricultural-based content as the context to teach core curriculum concepts in science, social studies, language arts and nutrition. By encouraging teachers to embed agriculture into their classroom, AITC cultivates an understanding of the food and fiber system that we all rely on every day.
JOE McCAULEY GALLERY
at Heartland Community College
Arts & Culture
Supports art as a catalyst for thoughtful dialogues that link artistic expression to broader cultural contexts and provides a shared cultural space where diverse art experiences can enrich the lives of students, Heartland employees, and members of the larger community
UNITY COMMUNITY CENTER
Child & Student Care
A multicultural center that provides programming for youth from families with limited resources. As an afterschool site, Unity offers a positive, structured learning environment for youth 5-18 years old.