Community Renewal Society works with individuals and congregations to address racism and poverty through faith-based organizing campaigns and policy advocacy. This presentation will focus on the intersection of the public health field with faith, action and justice, and advocacy opportunities to reform the criminal justice system and reduce violence.
Stritch School of Medicine
2160 South 1st Ave, Maywood, IL
March 23, 2015 - 11:30am
CRS will train on how to support the Reclaim Campaign’s efforts 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 commun
Over 600 faith and communities leaders will gather for the CRS Day of Faith at the Capitol in Springfield to put their faith in action. Join us on May 12, 2015 for a rally, prayer vigil, and face-to face visits with state legislators.
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.