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July 2019

PROTEST! Take Action to End Criminalization, Detention, & Deportations

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Daley Plaza

Gather with CRLN at 10:30am on Saturday July 13 at the Joan Miro sculpture that’s immediately east of the Chicago Temple which is located at 77 W Washington. Here is the map: https://goo.gl/maps/QDXsHHiNBUcuzPQS7 .  Please email Juan Carlos Hernández <JCHernandez@crln.org> if you can join!   We will join immigrant rights, social justice, and grassroots organizations to protest the administration’s destructive policies and actions, and take a stand to welcome immigrant communities in solidarity. Add your voice to those in the movement to…

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Cuba’s Javier Cabrera on the Impact of the US Blockade of Cuba’s Economic, Social and Environmental Programs

July 14 @ 2:00 pm
Chicago Public Library Sulzer Branch, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL
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Javier Cabrera will discuss Cuba’s changing economic development program, its community health care program, and its programs to combat climate change. He will explain how the US blockade of Cuba, begun in 1961, and condemned on a yearly basis by overwhelming UN vote,  interferes in Cuba’s ability to carry out these programs. There will be ample time for extended Q&A with the audience. Sunday July 14, 2pm Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Branch 4455 N. Lincoln Ave Professor, University of Havana,…

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Northside Gang Database Teach-In

July 14 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4427 N. Clark Chicago, + Google Map

Find out what the Chicago gang database is and how Chicago police decide who gets labeled a gang member. Learn why communities in Chicago argue that the gang database is a violation of our civil rights and are organizing to get rid of it. Connect with people who are finding different strategies to protect and defend community members who are in the gang database and fighting to end it. Ven a un taller acerca de la Base de Datos de…

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Cuba’s Javier Cabrera on the Impact of the US Blockade of Cuba’s Economic, Social and Environmental Programs

July 16 @ 7:00 pm
UE Hall, 37 S. Ashland
Chicago,
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Javier Cabrera will discuss Cuba’s changing economic development program, its community health care program, and its programs to combat climate change. He will explain how the US blockade of Cuba, begun in 1961, and condemned on a yearly basis by overwhelming UN vote,  interferes in Cuba’s ability to carry out these programs. There will be ample time for extended Q&A with the audience. UE Hall 37 S. Ashland Tuesday July 16, 7 pm   GILBERTO JAVIER CABRERA TRIMIÑO Professor, University…

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WOMEN-DIRECTED CUBAN FILMS TO SCREEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN CHICAGO

July 19 @ 7:00 pm
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Our collaborators shared this Press Release on an exciting new event: WOMEN-DIRECTED CUBAN FILMS TO SCREEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN CHICAGO Screening at The Athenaeum Theatre on Friday, July 19 at 7PM Full Spectrum Features (FSF), Americas Media Initiative (AMI), and Athenaeum Theatre Productions are thrilled to present the Chicago premiere of the documentary Días de Diciembre (December Days) and the short fiction Frágil (Fragile), as part of the Emerging Women Filmmakers program of the Cuban Visions film series.…

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DIRECTORAS CUBANAS ESTRENAN SUS PELICULAS EN CHICAGO

July 19 @ 7:00 pm
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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¡Nuestros colaboradores compartieron información sobre este emocionante nuevo evento! DIRECTORAS CUBANAS ESTRENAN SUS PELICULAS EN CHICAGO Presentación en el Athenaeum Theatre Viernes, 19 de Julio a las 7:00PM Full Spectrum Features (FSF), Americas Media Initiative (AMI) y Athenaeum Theatre Productions se enorgullece en presentar el estreno en Chicago del documental Días de Diciembre y el cortometraje Frágil, como parte del programa Emerging Women Filmmakers (Mujeres Cineastas Emergentes) del la serie de películas Cuban Visions (Visiones Cubanas). La proyección será seguida…

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September 2019

2019 Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon

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

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Justice Worship and March September 29!

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

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October 2019

Film screening, “Brightness of Noon”

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

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Film screening, “The U-Turn”

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guild Literary Complex – Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60642
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