2021 Pedal for Peace: Bike, Run or Walk in Your Barrio
Every year, CRLN and partner organizations in Illinois host Pedal for Peace, which raises funds that connect us with communities in Latin America and immigrant communities in Illinois. People everywhere have their dreams and goals for receiving education, access to health care, and a chance to participate in meaningful ways as citizens. This year, Pedal[…]
Chicago Car Caravan for an end to sanctions against the Cuban people!Cermak Plaza
Cuban families in the U.S. initiated a world-wide call for car and bike caravans to say: "End the U.S. sanctions that separate and hurt Cuban families." On Sunday October 31 Chicago will join other U.S. cities and many more around the world to support them! The Caravan will meet at 12 pm (noon) on Sunday,[…]
Colombia Hoy: ¡Defensores de la paz resisten!
Inglés | Español Unase a nosotros en el Evento Anual de CRLN con Danilo Rueda de la Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz Sábado, 13 de Noviembre a las 5:30 pm en vivo por zoom Acompáñenos para ver a Danilo Rueda, el secretario ejecutivo de la organización ecuménica colombiana, la Comisión Intereclesial de Justica y[…]
Colombia Today: Peacemakers Resist!
English | Spanish Join us for the CRLN Annual Event with Danilo Rueda from the Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz Saturday, November 13, 5:30 pm live on Zoom Join us to see Danilo Rueda, Executive Secretary of the Colombian ecumenical organization Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz. He will talk about the national strike[…]
¡Adelante CRLN! A Tribute to Sharon Hunter-SmithUniversity Church 5655 S. University Ave., Chicago, IL
Please join us in person or virtually to honor Sharon Hunter-Smith as she retires from the staff of the Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America (CRLN). Come enjoy music, food and drink, as we share stories and celebrate Sharon’s history of accompaniment for human rights in our hemisphere and CRLN’s continuing commitment to this[…]
Pedal for Peace: Bike in your BarrioUniversity Church 5655 S. University Ave., Chicago, IL
This year’s celebration will be hybrid. We will have a live online broadcast and we will also gather in person on Saturday September 17, so please mark your calendars. Learn more
Weaving utopias, hopes and dreams / Tejiendo utopías, esperanzas y sueñosUniversity Church 5655 S. University Ave., Chicago, IL
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Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2023 (Virtual)
Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2023 (Virtual) Swords into Plowshares: Achieving Enough for all and Pursuing Peace Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) from April 25-27 is an opportunity for people to come together, learn about why public policy is important, and take our message to Capitol Hill. Workshops are a highlight of EAD, providing opportunities to hear more[…]
2023 El Pueblo CantaNorth Shore Baptist Church, 5244 N. Lakewood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640 5244 N. Lakewood Avenue, Chicago, IL, IL
Co-sponsored by American Muslims for Palestine Chicago, Centro Romero, CRLN, and Wellington UCC and in solidarity with Arab Jewish Partnership for Peace and Justice in the Middle East and Bright Stars of Bethlehem. El Pueblo Canta: A In Person & Live Streamed Concert to Celebrate the Movement for Immigrant Justice. For the fourteenth year El Pueblo Canta brings people together from across the city to celebrate our diversity, embolden the work for immigrant justice, and embrace the belief that who we are, is greater than any fear. All proceeds benefit the work of immigrant justice.
Widening the Circle BreakfastOld 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!