Strategic, Communal, and Grounded in Tradition


The Coalition for Spiritual & Public Leadership is a Chicagoland not-for-profit, multi-racial, multi-ethnic grassroots led coalition that includes parishes, institutions and communities to address racial, social, economic, and environmental injustice by building power that is rooted in the vision of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. CSPL trains and develops faith leaders and their respective congregations and institutions to enter into public life in a manner that is strategic, communal, and grounded in the Catholic spiritual and theological traditions. 


Violence Prevention

Working with parents, youth and residents to work for peace, reconciliation and justice in Chicago's communities and schools.


Investing in the leadership capacities of immigrants and their allies in seeking justice for immigrant communities.

Leadership & Civic Skills

Developing the innate leadership capacities and gifts of our grassroots members and their parishes and organizations.

Spiritual & Theological Development

Providing spiritual and theological resources in the Catholic spirit that leads to personal, communal and societal transformation

Become a Member

Parishes, institutions and individuals are encouraged to join CSPL.

Upcoming Events

Join us at upcoming actions, trainings and community events in Chicagoland.


Your generous donations allow CSPL to grow and pursue our mission.

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