Community Engagement


Founded at All Saints' Episcopal Church and now living in the diocesan offices, CROSSwalk is an effort of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago to engage people of faith and community organizations in addressing the escalating violence against youth in Chicago.

CROSSwalk began as a four-mile procession across the city during the Christian Holy Week in April 2012. The procession brought together 1,500 people from across Chicagoland to remember the more than 800 young people who have been killed since 2008. We held a second procession in March 2013, remembering the youth who had died in the previous year. Read more

Community Connection Asset Map

In 2015, the Diocese of Chicago began partnering with Episcopal Relief & Development to develop an asset map -- a tool to connect people and promote the sharing of ideas and information. Learn more by emailing Jen Boyle-Tucker.

Racial Justice

In the wake of grand jury decisions in Saint Louis County, Missouri and New York City not to indict police officers who had killed unarmed black men, we're posting sermons and resources about racial justice.

Check out the current postings, and send your contributions to Crystal Plummer, acting director of networking, via email.