Brie Loskota was quoted in “A Time to Heal, A Time to Build,” a report from The Brookings Institution. The report offers recommendations how the executive branch should approach issues related to religion and civil society and highlights opportunities for the next administration.
Here is an excerpt:
Every political disagreement cannot be turned into the equivalent of a deal-breaking mortal sin. There might be a battle today over the proper definition of religious liberty, but tomorrow, the same government and many of the contending religious groups will find themselves as partners in providing sustenance to refugees, shelters for battered women, and second chances to ex-offenders. Brie Loskota, executive director of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California, highlighted the importance of not “shrinking the number of actors in the public square” and thereby “excluding many who have resources, skills and know-how to offer on issues of vital importance, especially to our most unserved communities.”