The Community Renewal Society informs, organizes and trains communities and individuals to advocate for social and economic justice.

Take Action Now!

Increase Funding for Violence Prevention. We are at a critical moment in the 2015 Cook County budgeting process for public input. The Preliminary Budget Forecast includes an increase of $27 million for the Cook County Jail and NO increase for violence prevention grants. Tell your Cook County Commissioner to increase funding.

Issues We Work On

  • Reduce Violence with Reclaim Campaign

    Reclaim Campaign: Repairing Justice, Restoring Lives, Rebuilding Communities

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  • Remove Barriers to Employment

    F.O.R.C.E. Employment Campaign: Break Down Barriers for People with Records

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  • Reform Education Funding

    Justice in Education Funding and Adequate State Revenue

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