Public Lecture: Citizenship is our Common Calling



2016-11-01



Christ Church Anglican

5811 N 20th St

Phoenix, AZ 85016

 

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About the Event

Join the Center for Public Justice's CEO Stephanie Summers and Shared Justice Editor Katie Thompson for a keynote, panel discussion and Q & A on religion, politics and Christian citizenship in this election season.

Explore how a public justice perspective can help shape both a hopeful diagnosis of our current politics and winsome engagement in public life that pursues justice for all people.

About the Speakers

 

Stephanie Summers is the CEO of the Center for Public Justice and the co-author with Michael J. Gerson and Katie Thompson of Unleashing Opportunity: Why Escaping Poverty Requires a Shared Vision of Justice (Falls City Press, 2015)A frequent speaker and moderator, she also contributed a chapter to the edited volumeThe Church’s Social Responsibility (Christian Library Press, 2015), and has written for publications including Comment and Q Ideas.

 

Katie Thompson is the editor of Shared Justice, an online publication and community for Christian twenty and thirty somethings interested in the intersection of faith, politics, and justice. She is the co-author with Michael J. Gerson and Stephanie Summers of Unleashing Opportunity: Why Escaping Poverty Requires a Shared Vision of Justice (Falls City Press, 2015)She also serves on behalf of CPJ as a steering committee member of Faith for Just Lending, a coalition dedicated to ending predatory payday lending. 

About CPJ

The Center for Public Justice is an independant, non-partisan, Christian organization devoted to civic education and policy development. We work to inspire and equip citizens and public officials to respond to God's call to pursue justice for all. 

We publish Capital Commentary, a current affairs publication that explores current events from a public justice perspective and Shared Justice, an online publication and community for Christian twenty and thirty somethings interested in the intersection of faith, politics, and justice.

CPJ’s Community Institute for Education equips participants from local communities and organizations to shape education policy towards justice for all families. The Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance, a division of CPJ, shapes public policies and attitudes that respect the identity and service of faith-based organizations  to uphold religious freedom for all.