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April 2020

Webinar: El Salvador’s Water in the Time of COVID-19

April 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register here Date and time: Saturday, April 18, 2pm CST In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, how can you wash your hands with no access to clean water? You can't. After decades of right-wing attacks on essential public services, like health care and water, many people in El Salvador do not have the access they need to protect their health in this critical time, much less easily carry on daily cooking and cleaning tasks. Join CRLN ally CISPES (Committee in…

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May 2020

Virtual “Free Them All” Forum

May 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chicago Teachers Union Hall, 1901 W. Carroll Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
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CRLN and its predecessor organization, the Chicago Metropolitan Sanctuary Alliance, had its beginnings in the fight against U.S. funding for the adbuctions, disappearances and torture of non-combatant citizens in El Salvador and Guatemala. How can we remain silent when Chicago police have tortured our own citizens into confessing to crimes that they did not commit? While some have been released from prison, we must demand that all those who were tortured be released and pardoned. We urge you to show up online…

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July 2020

Concert honoring Cuban Medical Brigades and calling for an end to U.S. Sanctions

July 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - July 19, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

  A GLOBAL MUSICAL HOMAGE HONORING CUBAN MEDICAL BRIGADES AND CALLING FOR AN END TO U.S. SANCTIONS The event will stream online on SATURDAY JULY 18 AND SUNDAY JULY 19 AT 7 pm REGISTER HERE   Cultural organizers from the US and Canada have come together with the Instituto Cubano de la Musica (ICM) in Cuba to host a special tribute recognizing the distinct contributions to the world during the Covid-19 pandemic. The concert will salute Cuba’s heroic and outsized contributions to…

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October 2020

12th Annual El Pueblo Canta

October 3, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wellington Ave Church, 615 West Wellington Ave, Chicago, Wellington Ave Church, 615 West Wellington Ave
Chicago, United States
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$12 - $25

Advance tickets and sponsorship at waucc.org/2020ElPuebloCanta   FEATURING: El Wadi Ensemble   PLUS: special performances by VOICES, the Wellington Choir, and the "Dare to Dream" Centro Romero Youth Choir.   SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020   TIME: Doors open at 5:30pm--Traditional Latino and Middle Eastern food for purchase            Concert: 7:00 - 8:30pm   LOCATION: Wellington Ave. UCC, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL. Located on the corner of Broadway and Wellington, a few blocks south of Belmont Ave. Close …

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2020 Pedal for Peace: Bike in Your Barrio

October 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In these times, we have dreamed up a new way to participate in this annual event! This will be a decentralized Pedal for Peace, and we also have opened it up to people who run or walk. It is more flexible–choose your date within the next month to participate! Finally, we will all gather online to celebrate the results of our collective action. Click here to participate (join) or donate.   September 12– October 11, you get to choose the day to…

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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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 - March 21, 2021

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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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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