Dr. Daniel E. Walker
USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture
Dr. Walker relates the history of religion and politics in Los Angeles to today’s changing demographics and realities for the Black Church in Los Angeles. He is the author of the CRCC report The Black Church Next: Challenges and Opportunities Facing African American Congregations in 21st Century Los Angeles.
Walker is also a board chair of the BLU Educational Foundation, and the president/CEO of Perfect Works, a consulting firm that uses history, faith, education, and the arts to bring progressive change to the world.
He is the author of the critically acclaimed book No More, No More Slavery and Cultural Resistance in Havana and New Orleans (University of Minnesota Press) and the founding director of the Gospel Music History Project and the Gospel Music History Archive at the USC Libraries.
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The Passing the Mantle Clergy and Lay Leadership Institute, now part of the newly launched USC Cecil L. Murray Center for Community Engagement, provides vision and practical training for the next generation of African American clergy and lay leaders. PTM was made possible by grant support from The James Irvine Foundation.