Organizing

Faith-Rooted Organizing Training

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Community Renewal Society is hosting a two-day training on faith rooted organizing with Alexia Salvatierra at SEIU, HCII. 

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May 9, 2018 - 9:30am to May 10, 2018 - 4:30pm

Community Renewal Society is hosting a two-day training on faith rooted organizing with Alexia Salvatierra at SEIU, HCII. Alexia is the author of the book Faith-Rooted Organizing, Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World and will be the trainer for an in depth introduction to this form of social action based on faith values and principles.

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Day of Faith at the Capitol 2018

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Day of faith at the Capitol

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April 17, 2018 - 6:00am

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Bring justice to Springfield! Join us for prayer, action and face-to-face visits with your legislators. Transportation will be provided from Chicago and the Suburbs.  Free buses depart at 6 a.m. Please contact Drea Hall directly if you would like a seat on a bus, ahall@CommunityRenewalSociety.org.

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Winter Leadership Council Meeting

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Winter Leadership Council Meeting

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March 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Faith in Action Team Leaders,

Gather with Faith in Action Team leaders from across Chicagoland to worship, prepare for our Day of Faith at the Capitol and build skills to advance justice in our communities. Light breakfast and box lunch provided. Registration at 8:15 a.m., event starts at 9:00 a.m. and adjourns at 12:45 p.m. 

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#GivingTuesday

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#GivingTuesday is a special call to action to create a global day of giving that brings diverse organizations and communities around the world together to give back.

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November 28, 2017 - 9:00am
#GivingTuesday is a special call to action to create a global day of giving that brings diverse organizations and communities around the world together to give back.
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Saeed Richardson's Birthday Bash + Fundraiser

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Join Community Renewal Society for an evening of good food, drink, music, and company as we raise funds for racial and economic equity.

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October 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

This year I'm devoting my birthday to my work at CRS, and I'm inviting you to celebrate with me. Yes, there will be dancing, food, drinks, and fun! But you'll also have the chance to learn more about the new work I'm doing and participate by financially supporting our justice work.

Saturday, October 28, 2017
6:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m.

Costumes are highly encouraged; checkbooks even more so.

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Chicago Advocacy 101 Workshop

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What do your city elected officials make decisions on, how does public policy impact you, and why should you care as a person of faith?

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September 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

What do your city elected officials make decisions on, how does public policy impact you, and why should you care as a person of faith?

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Press Conference: Police Union Contract

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June 29, 2017 - 9:45am to 11:00am

City Hall, 121 N LaSalle Dr, Chicago

Join us for a press conference to demand that city officials support changes that will increase police accountability by reforming the Fraternal Order Police contracts that will expire this month.

We are gathering to call for these changes because the City of Chicago’s current contracts with police unions help maintain the code of silence in the Chicago Police Department. These contracts hinder police accountability by:

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