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

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Issues We Work On

  • Support Police Accountability through FAIR COPS

    End Police Brutality

    CRS supports a comprehensive solution to police accountability.

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  • Remove Barriers to Employment for People with Criminal Records (FORCE)


    FORCE (Fighting to Overcome Records and Create Equality)

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  • Protect Illinois Families, Increase State Revenue with a Fair Tax

    The current budget crisis is devastating the social safety net.

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