Community residents in Hoopeston are working together to identify the community’s needs, create change, exert more influence in the decisions which affect the lives of all residents in the community, and to improve the quality of their lives and the community as a whole. Citizens are actively involved in a variety of activities and committees formed to enhance the community. Residents of all ages are active in enhancing the capacity of the City of
"As a VISTA volunteer for the City of Hoopeston I am working to build the capacity of Hoopeston residents; to improve and enhance their personal lives and the community as a whole. If you are interested in being involved in helping to better the quality of life in Hoopeston through a variety of community development activities please contact me in the Chamber and Economic Development Office at 217-283-7873."