Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

August 2019

CRLN 30th Anniversary Celebration

August 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - November 2, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 E 55th St
Chicago, IL 60615
+ Google Map

We are proud to celebrate 30 years of effective education, action, accompaniment and advocacy on Latin America and work on justice for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers with our members and partner organizations. We have accomplished a lot--and yet, there is still a long way to go to achieve our vision of peace, justice and well-being for all. For CRLN's 30th anniversary, we are planning a very special celebration! A buffet dinner will be served while selected photos from 30…

Find out more »
September 2019

2019 Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon

September 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waveland Clock Tower, 3600 Recreation Dr
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
+ Google Map

Register online here 32nd Annual Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon!  Supporting community health, education,  & organizing projects in  Latin America and Chicago Sunday, September 22, 2019   1:00pm – 5:00pm  Click here for a description of the projects funded! Sponsors and Beneficiaries: Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America (CRLN) Chicago- Cinquera Sister Cities Chicago-Guatemala Partnership  Concern America La Voz de los de Abajo  Autonomous Tenants Union To donate to a beneficiary group, click on it's name above, or send a check made…

Find out more »

Justice Worship and March September 29!

September 29, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Parish of the Holy Covenant, 925 W. Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
+ Google Map
Free

CRLN member Kathy Siegenthaler asked us to publicize this event, which will commemorate events of 50 years ago concerning the murder of a pastor and his wife who opened their church to house programs--a free daycare center, health clinic and breakfast program--sought by the Young Lords for their neighborhood. You can read more about these past events by clicking here for an article that quotes the Rev. Martin Deppe, another CRLN member, who knew Rev. Johnson personally. The current event will…

Find out more »
October 2019

Film screening, “Brightness of Noon”

October 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DePaul Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield (corner of Belden & Sheffield
Chicago, IL
+ Google Map

This film, according to its website, "illuminates the risks people of faith are willing to take to protect the human rights of those fleeing violence, and the struggles and triumphs of undocumented immigrants and refugees as they resettle in the United States.” Featured in the film are two Chicago-area refugees and one of CRLN's Immigrant Welcoming Congregations, Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, as well as Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church and the Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants. Date: Wednesday, October 16,…

Find out more »

Film screening, “The U-Turn”

October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guild Literary Complex – Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60642
+ Google Map
Find out more »

An Evening with Marty Rosenbluth, Lawyer for Migrant Detainees in the Deep South

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 25 East Pearson, Room 1040 Ceremonial Courtroom
Chicago, IL
+ Google Map
Free

To attend, you must register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bringing-hope-to-the-nearly-forgotten-migrant-detainees-in-the-deep-south-tickets-69904011781 CRLN  invites you to a free program with noted immigration attorney Marty Rosenbluth, who will speak about his work providing legal counsel to undocumented migrants and asylum seekers held in one of the worst detention centers in the nation. Marty relocated to Lumpkin, Georgia to be near his clients at the Stewart Detention Facility, a private for-profit facility that has been criticized for its poor conditions, resulting in several detainee deaths. There are now…

Find out more »
November 2019

Walk With Us! Camina Con Nosotros!

November 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 E 55th St
Chicago, IL 60615
+ Google Map

EVENT SOLD OUT, BUT PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PUT ON A WAITING LIST (773-293-2964) IF THERE ARE CANCELLATIONS. SPONSORSHIPS STILL WELCOME--SEE LINK BELOW. We are proud to celebrate 30 years of effective education, action, accompaniment and advocacy on Latin America and work on justice for immigrants, refugees and asylum  seekers with our members and partner organizations. We have accomplished a lot – and yet, there is still a long way to go to achieve our vision…

Find out more »
March 2020

Chicago-Cinquera Bowl-a-rama

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Timberlanes, 1851 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL
+ Google Map
$25

Bowling to support university scholarship students in Cinquera, Chicago's sister city in El Salvador! Students return to the community to share their new skills in agriculture, business, teaching and organizing. Children welcome!  Special lanes for kids. Register as an individual for $25 or bring $50 in pledges to bowl FREE! More info at 773-561-4208 or jimmyishere@hotmail.com

Find out more »

Reimagining Diversity and Inclusion via Epistemologies of the South

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Guild Lounge, Scott Hall, Northwestern University, 601 University Place
Evanston, IL 60208
+ Google Map

A dynamic, arts-based workshop that will involve participants in a collective exploration of the conflicts we face surrounding epistemological diversity and inclusion in higher education. Discuss approaches to decolonizing knowledge and learn strategies to address different epistemologies. This workshop will be facilitated by Fany Aguinda, an indigenous Kichwa youth leader from Tzawata, Ecuador and Chelsea Viteri, a mestiza educator-facilitator-artist from Quito, Ecuador. Fany and Chelsea are members of the Pachaysana Institute, a collective of Ecuadorian and international educators, teaching artists, development specialists…

Find out more »
April 2020

Confronting Forced Migration and Violence in the Americas Webinar Series

April 4 @ 9:00 am - April 5 @ 11:30 am

Need something good to do while you are sheltering at home during the coronavirus pandemic? Watch a series of five, one-hour webinars this Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5, facilitated by CRLN's ally orgranization, SOAWatch. Presenters include veterans in the movement for peace and social justice in Latin America like Laura Carlsen, Jennifer Harbury, John Lindsey-Poland, and Dana Frank, along with newer faces involved in Abya Yala ("Las Americas") and activists along the U.S.-Mexican border. The series will examine…

Find out more »
+ Export Events