CityLink hosted a program to celebrate and honor Black History Month at the downtown CityLink Transit Center on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The program featured choir performances by 3rd grade students from Christ Lutheran School; poem, skit and choir performances by Peoria High School students and alumna; and guest speaker Chris Reynolds, who currently serves as the Athletic Director at Bradley University.
Those in attendance were able to enjoy artwork depicting historical and current African American figures and inspirational quotes.
CityLink hosted a Black History Month Program on Thursday, February 18 at the Transit Center. The program lasted approximately one hour, and included students from Christ Lutheran School and Peoria High School, and guest speakers Denise Moore (City of Peoria Councilwoman) and Laraine Bryson (Tri-County Urban League President).
CityLink is partnering with Peoria High School to celebrate Black History Month in February. Students from Peoria High School designed posters for one of their classes featuring historical African American figures, scenes, and quotes. The posters are now on display at the Transit Center for the entire month of February.
Several of the posters are on display on the Adams Street side windows at the...Read more
CityLink celebrated Rosa Parks Day on what would have been the Civil Rights activist's 102nd birthday. For the past three years, CityLink has reserved a seat on each of the buses in its fleet on February 4 to honor Rosa Parks, and this year was no different. In addition to the reserved seat, CityLink staff handed out cookies to passengers at the Transit Center.
"Rosa Parks Day gives us an opportunity to celebrate an iconic figure in the Civil Rights Movement. Public transportation is for everyone, regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity, and Mrs. Parks is a great role model for...Read more