Community Relations Commission

Meetings

For up-to-date information regarding all of the City’s Boards and Commissions meeting dates and times, please see the City Calendar.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Anthony Asta
  • Colleen Attwell
  • Rachel Bautista
  • Kay Frederick
  • Saleha Jawaid
  • Erica Nelson
  • Laura Peccarelli
  • Krista Selvey
  • Jennifer Sever
  • Katie Sivak
  • Larniecia “Nominee” Smith

Purpose

Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission is responsible for promoting community involvement and volunteering.

Good Citizens AwardGood Citizens Awards

The annual Good Citizens Awards help recognize those who make the generous and often extraordinary contributions that make Wheaton an outstanding community. This may be volunteer service for a school, church, nursing home, civic group or nonprofit organization.

Categories: Awards Presented in Categories of Students, Adults, & Groups
Nominations Open: Monday, March 22
Submission Deadline: Monday, April 26

Nomination forms can be found online at www.wheaton.il.us/goodcitizen.

If you have questions, please contact Andrea Rosedale at arosedale@wheaton.il.us.

Make a Difference Day LogoMake a Difference Day

Wheaton celebrates Make a Difference Day on the fourth Saturday of each October. The Community Relations Commission leads Wheaton’s Make A Difference Day efforts, where residents, schools and community organizations undertake projects that benefit others.

Read about the 2020 Make a Difference Day events and how volunteers made a difference in our community.

Women History MonthWomen's History Month

Join the Community Relations Commission in recognizing and celebrating the contributions of women to history, culture and society through a number of events with the City's partner organizations.

View events and more happening in Wheaton for Women's History Month in 2021.

Black History Month

Black History Month

The Community Relations Commission leads Wheaton’s Black History Month efforts by sharing the events hosted by community organizations.

Read about Black History Month in 2021.


Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The Community Relations Commission leads Wheaton’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month efforts by sharing the events hosted by community organizations.

Read about Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in 2021.

Festival of CulturesFestival of Cultures

Below are highlights from the 2019 Festival of Cultures, an afternoon of storytelling, culture, food, arts, activities, music and more. More than 30 participants and groups shared their heritage and cultures, in addition to live music and food trucks.