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These programs are presented in collaboration with partner organizations.

Upcoming Programs

Lecture: Religious Freedom and U.S. Foreign Policy

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30pm

How does a commitment to religious freedom impact U.S. foreign policy? Join us for a lecture by Sam Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, on how this American value shapes relationships abroad.

Workshop: Repair and Refresh

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Gather your items that need a little TLC and join us for a casual mending session.

Family Day: Freedom from Want

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

GW students and Washington, D.C., area families are invited to collaborate on a service project to support local families in need. A collaboration with GW's Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service.

Film and Discussion: "By the Dawn’s Early Light: Chris Jackson’s Journey to Islam"

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 5:30pm

This timely film documents the history of anti-Muslim racism and xenophobia through the story of NBA all-star Mahmoud Abdul Rauf (formerly Chris Jackson). A collaboration with GW’s Institute for Middle East Studies.

Lecture: Norman Rockwell and American Freedom

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 5:30pm

Virginia Mecklenburg, chief curator of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, will discuss Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms paintings from their evolution to their impact. A collaboration with GW's Department of American Studies and Art History.

Film and Discussion: "The Delano Manongs" and the Legacy of the Filipino Farmworkers

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 5:00pm

"The Delano Manongs" tells the story of Larry Itliong and a group of Filipino farm workers whose 1965 strike brought about the creation of the United Farm Workers Union. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a discussion led by curator Theadore Gonzalvez from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Panel Discussion: Twenty-Five Years After the Rwandan Genocide

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 5:30pm

Join us for a discussion reflecting on the legacy of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi in the lives of its survivors. A collaboration with GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs.