Events & Programs

Business Success in a Religiously Diverse World

corporate training
When: February 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Corporate Religious Diversity & Inclusion Training Studies demonstrate that employees who can bring their "whole selves" to the workplace perform better in many bottom line key indicator areas. Bringing one’s
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Religion in the National Discourse

When: October 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Americans today are divided on a range of issues at the intersection of religion and state power. So much of our national discourse has been centered on questions like: Can
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Race, Religious Freedom and the Politics of Belonging

When: October 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

This public conversation will explore the complex politics of race and religious freedom in our contemporary moment. This program is the first in a series of public events exploring the
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Still Rising: The Increasing Role of Women as Heads of Religious Freedom Organizations

When: December 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

We have recently seen several long-time leaders in the field of religious freedom — with various political perspectives and of diverse faiths — step down from their positions, some to
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Difficult Dialogue: Lowering the Heat to Engage in Meaningful Conversations

Wesley Theological Seminary
When: September 11, 2018 @ 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Where: Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA

During this workshop, you will learn the basic theory of dialogue, essential skills needed for dialogue; tips for handling the heat when dialogue gets tough, and most importantly, you will
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Religion and Immigration: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

Public Scholars Project
When: September 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Zoom videoconference room

The Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute invites you to attend our September webinar, Religion and Immigration: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public. We will discuss how scholars
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Religious Persecution in Iran and Yemen: The Case of the Baha’is

The Cost of Discrimination
When: July 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

The Religious Freedom Center and the Baha’is of the United States invite you to a reception followed by the U.S. premier screening and a panel discussion of the 25-minute film,
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Civil Dialogue Training

When: July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Newseum’s Learning Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Religious Freedom Center, as a nonpartisan and nonsectarian initiative, is committed to promoting dialogue and understanding among people of all religious traditions and none. We carry out this mission
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Security and Religious Freedom: How Do We Protect Both?

Associated Press, Muslim Ban, protest
When: July 27, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Where: Newseum’s Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Secretary of State Pompeo is convening the first ever Ministerial to advance religious freedom in Washington, D.C., from July 24-26. The Religious Freedom Center at the Freedom Forum Institute/Newseum is holding
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Exploring Religious Identity and Race Through Civil Dialogue

Community-Based Workshop
When: August 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library, 5005 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22304, USA

Alexandria is a vibrant community of many races, ethnicities, and faiths. Diverse houses of worship make up the spiritual and cultural backbone of our community; yet often, we find it
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