- CRCC in the NewsKPCC Take Two: What ‘Religious Liberty’ Means in Politics TodayCRCC Executive Director Brie Loskota unpacked the meaning of “religious liberty” in the light of laws opposing LGBT rights on KPCC’s Take Two. #Religion being persecuted by state is foundational idea, from …Topics: Healthcare, LGBT Issues, Political Attitudes and Values, Religious Regulation and Accommodation
- CommentaryWant to Build a More Resilient City? Bring Faith to the TableLos Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced his commitment to hire a Chief Resilience Officer, who will be tasked with increasing the city’s ability to recover from man-made and natural disasters. This …Topics: Disaster Response, Government and Religion, Religious Regulation and Accommodation, Southern California
- ReportWhere the Spirit Leads: Pentecostalism and FreedomDon Miller, CRCC’s executive director, delivered a paper titled “Where the Spirit Leads: Pentecostalism and Freedom” in Rome at a conference co-sponsored by the Religious Freedom Project at Georgetown University’s Berkeley Center …Topics: Pentecostals and Pentecostalism, Religious Beliefs and Rituals, Religious Regulation and Accommodation
- CommentaryOur Lady of Perpetual SurfIn the contemporary annals of Catholic apparitions, the Virgin Mary has typically appeared in response to prayer, a conversion or a plea for healing. But until Good Friday 2011, she had never …Topics: Catholics and Catholicism, Government and Religion, Religious Regulation and Accommodation, Southern California
- ReportBreaking Down the Wall between Church and StateCRCC Research Associate Rebecca Sager has co-authored an article published in the Oxford Journal of Church and State. The paper explores the role of government in the promotion or facilitation of religion …Topics: Government and Religion, Religious Regulation and Accommodation
- CommentaryObama offers compromise on birth control health coverageThe Obama administration has proposed a compromise over the mandated coverage of contraceptives in the Affordable Healthcare Act that was approved by Congress in 2012. Officials state that the proposed mandate will …Topics: Healthcare, Religious Regulation and Accommodation
- CommentaryTurkeys Aren’t the Only Ones Sticking their Necks on the Block This YearGovernment agencies and spirituality go together like, well, they don’t. Remember that all-encompassing conversation stopper: SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE! As far as amendments go, the first is quite memorable. Not being …Topics: Faith-Based Organizations, Healthcare, Religious Regulation and Accommodation
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- Samuel ChuContributing FellowSamuel Chu is a seasoned community organizer and strategist who works at the intersection of faith and public policy.
- Peter B. GudaitisContributing FellowPeter B. Gudaitis is an expert of faith communities and disaster readiness, response and recovery.
- Brie LoskotaExecutive DirectorBrie Loskota researches how religions change and make change in the world, and works to build the capacity of religious communities around the globe.
- Donald E. MillerDirector of Strategic InitiativesDonald Miller focuses on global religious trends, genocides of the 20th century, and the role of religious NGOs in addressing issues of moral concern.
- John B. OrrCo-founder & University FellowJohn B. Orr has worked extensively in the fields of religion, education and politics.
- Nadia RoumaniContributing FellowNadia Roumani has worked with a wide range of organizations over the past decade to better understand the needs of Muslim communities across the United States.
- Rebecca SagerContributing FellowRebecca Sager’s work focuses on political and religious movements and parities in American political life.