Meet Sister Magda, Coordinator of National Network of Migrant Shelters in Mexico

Institute for Cultural Affairs 4750 N. Sheridan Rd., 1st Floor, Chicago, Illinois

Central Americans In Exile: What Can We Do To Help?   Since October of last year, when large caravans of mostly young people and families from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador began moving through Mexico, Maria Magdalena Silva Renteria, known as "Sister Magda," began to organize humanitarian attention across Mexico for Central Americans and all[…]


Crisis in Guatemala: An Eyewitness Account

4th Presbyterian Church 126 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, IL

Date: Wednesday, April 10 Time:  6:30 – 8:00 pm Place: Fourth Presbyterian Church (Gratz Center), Room 4F                                                                 126 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, IL  60611 Parking: […]


Update on Honduras

CRLN is co-sponsoring an educational event with Rabbi Brant Rosen to update our members on the current human rights conditions in Honduras. Rabbi Rosen was part of a religious leader delegation to Honduras sponsored by SHARE, organized to provide accompaniment to organizations and individuals under threat. Date & Time: Thursday, May 16, 7pm RSVP: Space[…]


Widening the Circle Breakfast

Old Saint Patrick's Church 700 WEST ADAMS ST, Chicago, IL

Asylum seekers risk everything in the hopes of finding protection and welcome in the United States. As more and more asylum seekers arrive at our city’s doorstep, there is a very urgent need for the wonderful people of Chicago to open their spaces to their newest neighbors.Come and learn how to make it happen from several faith communities, organizations, and individuals who have opened their space and hearts to asylum seekers throughout Chicagoland!