Religious Freedom Annual Review 2022: Living Peaceably: Religious Freedom as a Foundation for Civic Harmony

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Recordings of all sessions are now available and Spanish translation of the opening session, discussion sessions, and closing session will be available by July 1, 2022.

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Discussion Sessions

Why Religious Freedom Matters to Me

Speakers: Chris Seiple, Rev. Marian Edmonds-Allen, Simran Jeet Singh

Religious Freedom, Living Peaceably, and Bringing People Together in Unity and Love

Moderator: Paul S. Edwards

Panelists: Timothy Dalrymple, Dalia Fahmy, Yair Rosenberg, Stephanie Summers

Living Peaceably, Religious Freedom and the Dignity of Difference

Moderator: Elizabeth A. Clark

Panelists: Ron Ahrens, Bishop Victor A. Brown, Rabbi Diana S. Gerson, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Building Religious Partnerships for Stronger Communities

Moderator: Elder Quentin L. Cook

Panelists: Rev. A. R. Bernard, Elder David L. Buckner, Rev Dr. Que English, Rabbi Joseph Potasnik

Breakout Sessions: What can I do locally?

Building Bridges with LGBTQ Groups

Moderator: Erin Cranor

Panelists: J. Paul Hoybjerg and Alice L. Parkin

Building Interfaith Partnerships

Moderator: David H. Moore

Panelists: Rob Howell, Alex Shapiro, Rev. Mark V. Scott, Kisha Sogunro

Religious Freedom Alliances Network: Coalition Building

Moderator: William Benac

Panelists: Mark Romney, Kayleen Stroud

Breakout Sessions: Legislation and Court Cases

Future of Smith and Religious Exceptions

Moderator: James Phillips

Panelists: Frederick Gedicks, Mark Movsesian, Gene Schaerr

Legislative Initiatives: Problem Solving by Negotiation

Moderator: Derek Monson

Panelists: Marcus G. Faust, Eric D. Patterson, J. Cody Nielsen

What to Expect After Lemon

Moderator: Gene Schaerr

Panelists: Daniel Benson, Steven T. Collis, Bradley Girard

Repairers of the Breach: Religion Making a Difference

Preventing Genocide

Moderator: Paul E. Kerry

Panelists: Sara Abosch-Jacobson, Sam Rushforth, Katrina Lantos Swett

Welcoming the Stranger

Moderator: Gary B. Doxey

Panelists: Christina Tobias-Nahi, Chelsey J. Johnson, Wade Kusack

The Positive Role of Religion in Criminal Justice

Moderator: Chelsea Langston Bombino

Panelists: Imam Talib M. Shareef, Rev. Dr. Denise Strothers, Elder Jeremy R. Jaggi