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Close Up Conversations: Bill of Rights Day 2021 - A Conversation on Freedom of Religion
Commemorate Bill of Rights Day by joining us for this Close Up Conversation with Americans United for Separation of Church and State to discuss one of the pillars of the Bill of Rights, Freedom of Religion. Don’t forget to submit your questions beforehand to be addressed live!

Dec 15, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Rachel Laser
President and CEO @Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Rachel Laser is a lawyer, advocate and strategist who has dedicated her career to making our country more inclusive. She has a proven track record of uniting both faith and secular leaders and advocacy organizations to make tangible progress on some of the most important issues of our time. She is an advocate for racial justice and has led workshops, given speeches and worked with schools and universities to challenge racism and expose privilege. Before the RAC, Rachel directed the Culture Program at Third Way, a Washington, D.C., think tank specializing in understanding and reaching moderates. There, she launched the "Come Let Us Reason Together" Initiative, which mobilized evangelical Christians and liberals to work together on critical issues including women’s reproductive freedom and LGBTQ equality. She also helped draft the first-of-its-kind common ground abortion bill to be introduced jointly by pro-life and pro-choice members of Congress.
Mia Charity
Chief External Affairs Officer @Close Up Foundation
Mia Charity is responsible for the Close Up Foundation's fundraising, government relations, and communication efforts. Her work helps support the Foundation's priority to serve students and teachers from all backgrounds, including those from underrepresented and economically-disadvantaged communities. Before her current role, she managed Close Up’s outreach efforts and worked with teachers and schools across the country to participate in Close Up programs.