Leaders in Employing All People (LEAP)

What is LEAP?

A 1 -Hour individual or group training and education resource for Champaign County employers that is presented by DSC and Community Choices. You Pay Nothing-It’s grant funded through the Champaign County Developmental Disabilities Board. Receive reproducible materials to utilize for future staff training or reference and practical and hands-on tips from experts in the field, including other Champaign County employers.

Certified LEAP Employers

McDonald's          Jupiter's at the Crossing          Walgreens - Philo Road          Walgreens - Green Street

Walgreens - Mahomet          Walgreens - University Avenue          Planet Fitness          Volition

Stephens Family YMCA          Mahomet Chamber of Commerce          Best Buy          Big Grove Tavern

First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana          Strawberry Fields & World Harvest Café

Miga Restaurant          Ten Thousand Villages          The Vineyard Church          Clark Lindsey Village

JPE, Inc.          County Market          Todd Jacob, State Farm Agent          Home Depot          CMI, Inc.

Parkland College          Peter Pan Too          Loving Paws          Schnuck's          Pepsi Bottling Co.

Rockwell Automation          CES Electric          Urbana Park District          See You CD & Vinyl          Old Navy

For the Love of Hair          Champaign Unit #4 Schools          Champaign Park District          KinderCare

Rantoul Chamber of Commerce          Village of Rantoul Human Resources

Champaign Outdoors & Rugged Outdoors          The Original Pancake House



LEAP to New Levels! Schedule your LEAP Training today!

Contact Employment First/LEAP Coordinator, Stephanie Davenport (217) 356-9176


Set the bar for other business leaders in our community

Raise the employment standards in Champaign County

Improve morale among existing staff

Learn more about becoming an inclusive employer

Increase your pool of hiring candidates

Our Impact

  • People Helped


  • Volunteer Hours


  • Dollars Raised


  • Program Participants


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