Religious Freedom Center

Newly Developed Executive Seminars and Trainings Help Companies Embrace Religious Diversity and Inclusion

RFC, Professional Development, Stock

The Religious Freedom Center in collaboration with the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation, has developed a set of executive seminars and trainings.
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Religious Freedom Center Receives $500,000 Pledge

Klingenstein, RFC, Religious Freedom Center

The pledge from the Andrew and Julie Klingenstein Family Fund advances the Center’s critical work on religious liberty issues.
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The Newseum Institute Announces Leadership Appointments

Gene Policinski and Kristen Looney

Gene Policinski is named president of the Newseum Institute and Kristen Looney is named director of the Institute’s Religious Freedom Center.
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ISPU Will Announce Results of American Muslim Poll at Newseum


The announcement will be followed by a panel discussion on the American Muslim community.
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“Welcoming the Stranger” in the Age of Trump

Immigrants rights protest

Religious individuals and communities offer sanctuary to undocumented people, defending their actions as acts of religious conscience protected by the First Amendment.
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Haynes: Op-ed in The Washington Post

Charles C. Haynes

The Religious Freedom Center’s founding director, Charles C. Haynes, writes for The Washington Post on why many are concerned about a federal report on civil rights.
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The Religious Freedom Center and Wesley Theological Seminary Partner for Fall Courses

Religious Freedom Center and Wesley Theological Seminary

Using a blended-learning model, the courses are designed to help civic and religious leaders address the nation’s rapidly expanding pluralism.
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Video: Charles Haynes on Recent State Religious Freedom Laws

Charles Haynes

In response to recent religious exemption laws that jeopardize LGBT rights, religious liberty expert Charles Haynes proposes common ground.
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Religious Freedom Center Offering Courses on Religious Liberty

Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute

Applications are now being accepted for spring and fall semester classes designed to prepare emerging and current religious leaders for effective civic engagement in a multi-faith society.
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Newseum Institute Receives Grant to Develop Religious Liberty Education Program

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

The Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute announced on June 25 that it received a $200,000 grant from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, based in Jacksonville, Fla. The grant will help support the launch
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