Community Renewal Society is committed to strengthening our community by encouraging voter registration for National Voter Registration Day. Voting is important, period. It might not be a presidential year — but there local races in Illinois and the elections of 2018 will be here before we know it.
Join us this Monday as we reclaim Labor Day for all people in Illinois. Join as we partner with SEIU Healthcare and other community organizations in a rally and prayer at the Thompson Center with Rev. William Barber as the keynote speaker. Hope to see you there.
A free workshop on how TIF districts work, and how community organizations can influence allocation of funds. TIFs provide public subsidies for redevelopment, infrastructure, and other community improvement projects. This will be the first workshop in The Law Project's new Building Community Equity Workshop Series on land use and planning practices in Chicago, and how community members can get involved.
The Obama Presidential Center is coming to the South Side, but how will South Side residents benefit from the $500 million center being built in Jackson Park? Community members are demanding access to affordable housing, strengthened neighborhood schools, economic development opportunities and living-wage jobs. Join the CBA Coalition to make your voice heard!
Tell the Obama Foundation in the City of Chicago, and the University of Chicago to sign a Community Benefits Agreement — a legally binding agreement that guarantees community controlled development!