The woes we once again endure in the wake of 31 killed in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX this past weekend by gun violence remains an unbearable burden. The same weekend in Chicago left seven people dead by gun violence with 46 wounded. It is unacceptable and we must reject this as a norm.
CHICAGO, IL (August 1, 2019) — Community Renewal Society names human rights and social justice activist Rev. Dr. Waltrina N. Middleton as its Executive Director. Dr. Middleton recently served as the Founder and Director of Walk on Water Global Ministries.
The series takes a deep dive into the brutal shooting of Laquan McDonald, profiles the key stakeholders who have a role in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, and provides regular updates on the daily proceedings in the courtroom.
A Puplic Action in Worship for Laquan McDonald outside the Cook County Courthouse organized by CRS and the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church. Contact Drea, ahall@communityRenewalSociety.org, if you would like a sign for your window or yard.
Talk about your history with Community Renewal Society.
Community Renewal Society has been very important to me. My father worked at Community Renewal Society when I was in law school. I got involved in the 1960’s, and I’ve been around ever since. I’ve been through the ups and downs. I’m the institutional memory.