Confronting Forced Migration and Violence in the Americas Webinar Series

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,[…]

Good Friday Walk for Justice

Plaza NE corner of Ida B. Wells & Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

 40th ANNIVERSARY GOOD FRIDAY WALK FOR JUSTICE  April 10, 2020, 12:00 NOON HOPE RISES IN COURAGEOUS COMMUNITY   "When it is all too much, when the news is so bad that meditation itself feels useless, and a single life feels like too small a stone to offer on the altar of peace, find a human[…]


“Ancestral Movements: Indigenous Territory and Migration” with Silvia Raquec Cum

Webinar, “Ancestral Movements: Indigenous Territory and Migration” with Maya Kaqchikel presenter Silvia Raquec Cum, Migration Program Coordinator, Association Pop No'j April 16, 2020, 6:00pm CST  While state forces threaten their safety and dignity, Indigenous peoples and migrants resist with courage and resilience. Join us for this webinar to learn about resource extraction, migration, and the work of[…]

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

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[…]

Virtual “Free Them All” Forum

Chicago Teachers Union Hall 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, IL

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?[…]

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

  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[…]

12th Annual El Pueblo Canta

Wellington Ave Church, 615 West Wellington Ave, Chicago Wellington Ave Church, 615 West Wellington Ave, Chicago

Advance tickets and sponsorship at   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  […]

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2020 Pedal for Peace: Bike in Your Barrio

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[…]


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

Federal Plaza 230 S. Dearborn St., Chicago

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[…]