Latest Past Events

The Road to Liberation

Mostly Virtual Dallas, Texas

From FAITH IN TEXAS: Join us for the Road to Liberation Launch Event in partnership with our friends at Faith Forward Dallas, Faith Commons, Raise Your Voice, and Elev8 Movement. At the launch, we will share our faith-centered analysis of how policing and mass incarceration have been rooted in this lie, and how people from all races, faiths, and backgrounds can work together to forge a new path towards true community safety. We’ll offer breakout sessions to explore how racism shows up in […]

Religion in the Public Square: What Are the Limits?

Dallas

The First Amendment’s Establishment Clause prohibits the government from making any law “respecting an establishment of religion.” This clause not only forbids the government from establishing an official religion, but also prohibits government actions that unduly favor one religion over another. It also prohibits the government from unduly preferring religion over non-religion, or non-religion over religion.  Faith Commons was created to promote the common good through encouraging people of all faiths and none to bring their spiritual identities and convictions

Free

State of our Faith

Facebook Live Dallas

Purpose To create a conversation that will help people of faith from a variety of backgrounds and traditions connect their theology with the current struggle against white supremacy and racism, and calls to divest from policing and incarceration to invest in community services that create true liberation. Join Rabbi Elana Zelony, Reverend Ray Jordan, and Reverend Kamilah Hall Sharp for a conversation about theology, liberation, policing, and prisons! These dynamic faith leaders will discuss how their diverse faith traditions speak […]

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