After receiving thousands of postcards and hundreds of phone calls from Community Renewal Society member congregations, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn committed to attending the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Faith in Action Assembly on January 16, 2012. Read more »
On Wednesday, April 28, 150 leaders from Civic Action Network and Senior Network congregations converged on Springfield! The leaders rallied at the State Capitol, where they were joined by State Rep. Greg Harris, then entered the Capitol and met individually with dozens of elected officials, bringing them the message that people of faith from across the state are fighting for meaningful nursing home reform, the rights of children of the incarcerated, and a responsible budget.