Legislative Update

Legislative Update

Policy staff reports on the status of our policy initiatives.

Martin Luther King Faith in Action Assembly

We asked the candidates about issues that are most important to our communities and align with CRS’ 2018 Platform for Renewal.

Martin Luther King Faith in Action Assembly

CRS held an accountability session with several aldermen regarding police reforms at our recent Martin Luther King Faith in Action Assembly.

Guns

The fight to license gun dealers in Illinois is not over, even though SB 1657, the Gun Dealer Licensing Act, was not called for a vote.

Gun violence touches all of us. Last year in Illinois more than 4,300 people were shot and 720 died, many of them children. We can do something now...

Chicago Police Department Reform

Community Renewal Society is committed to police accountability and reform that centers the needs of those most directly impacted by police misconduct.

Chicago Police

With the support of the Mayor, the Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Chicago to ensure that the CDP implements recommended DOJ reforms...

Sealing of Records

The largest sealing expansion that Illinois has ever passed went into effect on August 24! Find out what criminal records are now eligible to be sealed ...

Victory HB 2373

“Finally, I can have an opportunity to provide for my family and show society I am rehabilitated,” said Karlos Lloyd, a FORCE leader...

Community Renewal Society advocates for economic and criminal justice reform policies that restore opportunities for people with criminal records and support police accountability reform throughout Illinois. We oppose new mandatory minimums or sentence enhancements, especially as a solution to gun violence.

After 736 days, a bipartisan budget package passed both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly. Thank YOU for your tireless advocacy efforts!

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