Capacity Building

CRN helps member organizations grow—and build their capacity to serve communities—through a wide range of training programs, capacity-building, and education efforts on key issues. 

We can customize training to your staff, board, or community leadership on topics ranging from purchasing property to cooperative real estate, governance to overcoming NIMBY, federal housing policy to using bonds.  Give us a call!

Empowerment Series Workshops 2023-2024

CRN's annual training series for learning technical development skills and strategies for community empowerment and reinvestment.

Fall 2024-2025 Empowerment Series registration is coming soon! 

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Technical Assistance

Formed 40 years ago to support the work of community-based organizations, CRN has provided technical assistance to many institutions and leaders over time.

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Consulting Services

We provide assistance to members and are available to consult on a wide variety of demographic and economic research topics. Contact us for more information »

MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur Award Winner

The Chicago Rehab Network is a proud recipient of the 2006 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

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Support Development Without Displacement

With your help we can build strong neighborhoods, strengthen capacity, and cultivate community leadership.

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