Executive Director Curtiss DeYoung will meet with Kim Jackson, Executive Director of the MLK Fair Housing Center in the Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago, for an introduction and tour of the facility.
Community Renewal Society
Westside Community Benefits Coalition Meeting
Community Renewal Society Executive Board Meeting
Rev Curtiss DeYoung with Urban Village River North, St Matthews UMC
77 W Washington
Community Renewal Society and our partner congregations will gather at 10:30AM at the Chicago Temple (77 West Washington) for prayer, preparation and a pledge of non-violence. This is a powerful opportunity to push to ensure that the needs of our neighborhoods are being addressed.
The Reclaim Campaign is a collaborative effort among Community Renewal Society, Gamaliel of Metro Chicago, and Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP).
The goal of the Reclaim Campaign is to reduce violence by moving limited financial resources away from overly punitive criminal justice systems into community-based restorative justice, mental health, and substance abuse alternatives that rehabilitate lives and make our communities safer.
CRS's Director of Organizing Alex Wiesendanger will serve as a guest speaker at the Loyola University School of Social Work event.
In partnership with Austin Coming Together and local legislators.
Meeting with citizens and partners on ways to address interactions between communities and law enforcement.
The newly-organized Issue Team on Police Brutality is exploring issues that include: