Policy, formerly Protestants for the Common Good, works with CRS congregational leaders and members, community coalitions, and elected officials in state and county legislative bodies to develop and pass legislation surrounding the common good, primarily in the areas of economic justice, criminal justice, and tax reform. We also equip people in local churches to examine their responsibilities as citizens through a theological lens with our trainings, blogs, monthly e-news, and social media.

Become an Advocate

Join the Advocacy Network
CRS provides opportunities to help people of faith get involved in important public policy issues. Join our state-wide Advocacy Network and put your faith into action.

Find Your Elected Officials

Not sure who represents you? Find your state and federal legislators along with their contact information by entering your zip code.
Legislative Priorities
Working with advocates like you, we develop and pass legislation in the areas of economic justice, criminal justice, and tax reform in concert with our amazing faith and FORCE leaders, congregational organizers, and coalitional partners.
Key Issues
The key issues of Community Renewal Society (CRS) that comprise our annual Platform for Renewal are drawn directly from listening to leaders of member congregations and community residents.

Take Action!

Budgets are choices. It's time for our leaders to choose Illinois children, families, and communities. Stop the cuts!
Southside Faith in Action Assembly
Join CRS and Women of the United Methodist Church to ask our Alderman and Cook County Commissioners to support our Police Accountability Platform and invest in Restorative Justice programs to make our community safer.

Upcoming Events

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 18:00
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 08:30 to Sat, 09/12/2015 - 17:00
Mon, 09/07/2015 - 09:00
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