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Navigating Freedom in a Multi-Religious Democracy (Session 1)
July 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDTFree
The world of work brings young professionals into environments that are more diverse than ever before. Religious diversity is one of the workplace realities that both challenge and reward those experiencing it.
To empower young adults, including university students, for this dimension of their new careers, the Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum will present a series of three virtual workshops with valuable information about religion and religious freedom today. Participants will deepen their understanding and sharpen their skills to navigate and lead in our multi-religious democracy.
Session 1: What Exactly is a Multi-Religious Democracy?
- America’s Founding Statements
- Religion in America Today: The Facts
Presented by Natalie Jackson, Ph.D., director of Research, Public Religion Research Institute
- Three Things Everyone Should Know about Religion
Video presentation from “Religion for Breakfast”
- Belief, Behavior, Belonging: Fresh Approaches to Religious Identity
Presented by Benjamin P. Marcus, Religious Literacy specialist, Religious Freedom Center
- Discussion: Implications for Future Leaders
This webinar was made possible by generous support from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.