April 25, 2018
The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have reawakened many in our society to the longstanding realities of sexual assault and harassment. Institutions of every kind are reckoning with the abuse and misconduct perpetuated within their walls. Seminaries, divinity, and rabbinical schools have and must continue to engage in these difficult conversations. You are invited to join us […]
April 12, 2018
The Religious Institute recently added two new members to the Board of Directors. Rev. Deneen Robinson, who joined the board in the fall of 2017, is the Program Director at the Afiya Center in Dallas, Texas, the only reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women. In addition to her reproductive justice work, […]
February 22, 2018
About the Religious Institute: The Religious Institute is a national, multifaith organization dedicated to educating and advocating for sexual, gender, and reproductive justice in faith communities and society. Position Description: The summer intern will help update and support existing Religious Institute programs, materials, and resources. The intern will learn about progressive religious advocacy for sexual, […]
January 23, 2018
We’re inviting op-eds, essays, and stories about the #MeToo movement. What does the #MeToo movement mean to you, as a person of faith?
January 22, 2018
People of faith are rising up for Roe #RiseUpforRoe, because all people deserve access to safe, affordable reproductive health care, including abortion.
New HHS Division Distorts Religious Freedom to Justify Discrimination, Privilege Conservative Religion
January 18, 2018
In response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ announcement of a new “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” within its Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the Religious Institute issues the following statement condemning the new office and its distortion of the principle of religious freedom.
December 31, 2017
We are in a moment of awakening resistance. Our society is yearning for a faithful perspective that embraces sexual, gender, and reproductive justice.
December 29, 2017
Join the prophetic resistance by making your year-end donation to the Religious Institute today.
December 19, 2017
On behalf of the Religious Institute staff, we wish you Happy Holidays! May they be filled with love and justice.
December 4, 2017
In the face of constant attacks on our communities, people of faith are speaking out and taking action. A prophetic religious resistance is awakening.