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.
Hosted by Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America
February 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
WHAT/WHY: Chicago’s leading social service, religious and community-based organizations are co sponsoring a Mayoral Forum to ask candidates about their vision for the City of Chicago related to issues facing Black and Latino communities. Over 400 residents of color are expected to attend the only Mayoral Candidate forum that is not a debate but a discussion that encourages candidates to hone their answers as to how they will serve the citizens of Chicag
Discusion Topic; Faith in Action: Building Power, Creating Change.
February 1, 2015 - 12:00pm
Join the congregation of Northfield Community Church in welcoming CRS's Director of Policy Laura Dean Friedrich for a topic discussion on buidling power in our communities and making change. Surely this will be a powerful and informative event. Please plan on attending!!
WHAT IS IT? Churches across the city are coming together to get “Souls to the Polls” and vote early in the municipal elections. Our churches are non-partisan, and we do not endorse candidates, but we want to make sure that—no matter who you’re voting for—you get out and vote on the issues that matter to your community!
February 15, 2015 - 9:00am
BLACK LIVES MATTER, ALL NEIGHBORHOODS MATTER, ALL VOTES COUNT
Make your voice heard in the Chicago election:
STOP Police Brutality and Misconduct
Invest in community-based VIOLENCE PREVENTION programs
Create GOOD JOBS and AFFORDABLE HOUSING for ALL neighborhoods
Stand up for a DEMOCRATIC and ELECTED School Board
Rev. Osagyefo Sekou is an organizer training protesters in Ferguson, MO. This is a free event sponsored by the Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education. (SCUPE) Reception is at 5:45, and Rev. Sekou's presentation will being at 6:30.