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November 2020

“Building Bridges, Connecting Communities/Construyendo Puentes, Conectando Comunidades”

November 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Building Bridges Connecting Communities Annual Event

English | Spanish   Thank-you to everyone who joined us for Building Bridges, Connecting Communities! Watch Building Bridges, Connecting Communities Don't forget to click here for the Program Book  to use as a guide for the event. Read articles and reflections and see a list of our wonderful sponsors and the activists they honored. You can click here for the lyrics to the Rebel Diaz performance!   In difficult moments we are tempted to give in to despair. This year, we…

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March 2021

Press conference for Senate bill on human rights and anti-corruption in Honduras

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Federal Plaza, 230 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, 60604 United States
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Join us for a press conference calling on Senator Duckworth to sign onto the Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act of 2021. Senator Durbin is an original co-sponsor of the bill, introduced by Senator Merkley of Oregon. Can't join us? Click here to find a description of the bill and a sample script; call your Senators and ask them to sign on.

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La Lucha Sigue Film & Panel with Bertha Zúniga Cáceres & Miriam Miranda

March 20 - March 21

World Premiere of La Lucha Sigue a new film about Honduran land defenders followed by a panel discussion with Bertha Zúniga Cáceres and Miriam Miranda In Honduras, the most dangerous place in the world to be a land defender, the Lenca and Garífuna people are not backing down. They are fighting to uphold their rights and Indigenous and Black cultures in the face of state backed megaprojects and narco-traffickers who seek to assassinate them, destroy their lands, and erase their…

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Immigration Legislation & Executive Action Webinar

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Register at https://tinyurl.com/crlnwebinar1 Plan to join us for this informative zoom update on immigration legislation and executive actions. You will receive an email from ICIRR after you register with the zoom link.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights in Migration Webinar

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on March 24 at 4 PM PT // 6 PM CT // 7 PM ET for "Indigenous Peoples' Human Rights in Migration," a webinar featuring Juanita Cabrera Lopez (Maya Mam), Luis Marcos (Q'anjob'al Maya), Giovanni Batz (K'iche' Maya). Please share with your networks! REGISTRATION: https://bit.ly/IndigenousHumanRightsWebinar TAKE ACTION: https://bit.ly/IndigenousHumanRightsAction INTERPRETATION: Mam Maya, Spanish, English CLOSED CAPTIONS: Spanish & English

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April 2021

Good Friday Walk for Justice

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Good Friday Walk for Justice: Rise Up and Roll Away the Stone! This event stems from the Christian tradition of the Stations of the Cross, where Jesus walked to his execution.  Who is being crucified today and what “stones” block their pathway to new life? At each station, we will name a particular form of injustice and call for transformation. April 2 marks this event’s 41st year, and, like last year, we will participate in the event online. Register for this…

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TPS Webinar

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Register at http://tiny.cc/crlnwebinar2 Join us to learn more about advocacy campaigns to gain permanent residency for current TPS holders and to expand TPS to include people from more countries. After you register you will receive an email from Alianza Americas with zoom information.

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Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia

April 9 - May 31

CRLN is seeking congregations to participate in the Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia in April and May of 2021. We will distribute educational resources on Colombia’s Peace Process, the need to implement it fully, and the ever-growing number of victims.  We can work with you to help plan virtual worship and action opportunities for your congregation in April and May. For more information contact Marilyn McKenna at mmckenna@crln.org  

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Virtual Ecumenical Advocacy Days – Imagine! God’s Earth and People Restored

April 18 - April 21
$15 - $50

EAD 2021 is an opportunity to advocate for climate justice and support the global movement centered and led by people and communities most vulnerable to climate impacts due to historic racial and colonial inequalities. #EAD2021 hopes to passionately advocate and reimagine a world that lives out the values of justice, equity, and beloved community.  EAD will include opportunities for worship, advocacy training and workshops on Latin America (see list of workshops below).  Visit the EAD website to learn more about…

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Chicago Car Caravan for an end to sanctions against the Cuban people!

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1301 N. Humboldt Blvd Chicago, + Google Map

Nine months ago, 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 April 25 Chicago will join other U.S. cities and many more around the world to support them! The Caravan will meet at 2 pm on Sunday, April 25 Assemble at Humboldt Park Boat House 1301 N. Humboldt Blvd; Sacramento Ave between North & Division   View and download route map…

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