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:
Community Renewal Society, 111 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago IL
Presented by CRS' Organizing staff and focused on faith-based principles, this three-day training identifies key organizing principles, how values influence those principles, and how you can become an effective organizer and leader.
Training takes place:
Blending classic motets, rousing spirituals, and contemporary favorites, The Community Renewal Chorus (CRC) weaves a musical narrative of the diversity that makes our nation great with Get on Your Feet: Songs of Peace, Love, and Action.
Concerts are 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church(405 S Euclid Ave, Oak Park, IL) and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at St. Alphonsus Church (1429 W. Wellington Avenue, Chicago, IL).
Willye B. White Park- 1610 Howard St, Chicago, IL 60626
Join members and partners of the Coalition for Police Contracts Accountability for a Community Teach-In on the police union contracts! Come learn how these contracts, which are currently up for negotiation, directly impact you and your community, and what you can do to contribute to police accountability in Chicago. Refreshments will be served at 6:30pm. We look forward to seeing you soon!
On the Table
Powerful things happen when people come together. Join Community Renewal Society on May 16, 2017 and Let’s talk about Dismantling Racism! We are participating in the fourth annual On the Table forum designed to elevate civic conversation, foster new relationships and inspire action, sponsored by the Chicago Community Trust.
Marlon with be speaking about FORCE at Soul City Church, 1150 West Adams at 7:00 p.m.
Learn about police union contracts and give input on community recommendations about police accountability. This community meeting is both a report out AND a teach in! We will present the recommendations we heard at our Community Conversations and will share information about the police union contracts.
Event will take place at Sullivan High School, 6631 N Bosworth Ave, Chicago, IL. RSVP now>