Events & Programs

Conference on Muslim-Jewish Relations

Conference on Muslim-Jewish Relations
When: December 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

How shall American Jews and Muslims interact to reduce tensions between their two communities? Inter Jewish Muslim Alliance (IJMA) members, comprised of 35 leaders of the U.S. Muslim and Jewish
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‘Same God’ Film Screening

Same God
When: October 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Documentary Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington DC 20001

In December 2015, Larycia Hawkins, Ph.D., posted a photo of herself wearing a hijab. A caption for the photo, quoting Pope Francis, stated that Christians and Muslims worship the same
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Religious Literacy in Public Schools: What to Teach and How

Teaching about Religion in the Social Studies Classroom
When: July 9, 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Knight Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Religious Freedom Center and National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) will host a celebration of the publication of “Teaching about Religion in the Social Studies Classroom,” an invaluable
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Dare to Overcome: Women’s Media Strategy and Film Festival

When: July 15, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Documentary Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington D.C. 20001

The world is increasingly visual, story-driven and mobile dominated. It’s urgent we identify, equip and mobilize leaders to create short films to share empowering messages. The Dare to Overcome film
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Religious Literacy and Civil Dialogue Workshops (Cancelled)

When: June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

These workshops have been cancelled. Schedule 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m. Registration/Check-in 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Workshop: Religious Literacy Workshop Aims to Understand Growing Diversity We are now a
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Disrupt the Narrative: Centering African American Perspectives on Religious Freedom

Itihari Toure, Ed.D.
When: June 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

This public conversation will explore the ethics and complex politics of race and religious freedom by centering the issues, narratives and experiences of African Americans in the United States. This
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‘When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America’s Fight for Religious Freedom’

When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America’s Fight for Religious Freedom.
When: September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

The Religious Freedom Center and Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) will host a celebration of the publication of Asma Uddin’s “When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America’s Fight
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‘American Heretics’ Film Screening

American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel
When: September 6, 2019 @ 6:15 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Newseum's Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

This event is sold out. Please contact Robin Guyse to see if you can get on the waiting list. rguyse@freedomforum.org. At what other point in our history has the line
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Summer Religious Studies Institute

When: July 23, 2019 – July 25, 2019 all-day
Where: Religious Freedom Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

The Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute will host the Summer Religious Studies Institute at the Newseum. The program will convene K-12 independent school educators in the nation’s
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Religious Literacy in Public Schools: What to Teach and How (Cancelled)

Teaching about Religion in the Social Studies Classroom
When: March 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Where: Religious Freedom Center, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20001

This program has been cancelled. The Religious Freedom Center and National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) invite you to join a panel of experts for a timely discussion about
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