Faith, the White House, and the Public Square
Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
In 2001, President George W. Bush established the Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives. He tasked it with helping the federal government coordinate a national effort to equip and expand the work of faith-based and community organizations to better meet the social needs of America's communities. This office, now known as the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, has continued under President Barack Obama. For the first time ever, this symposium brings all the directors of this office together on one stage. They will explore the importance of this Office as part of the 21st century presidency and public square.
Featuring: John DiIulio, Joshua DuBois, Jay Hein, Melissa Rogers, and Jim Towey.
A light reception will precede the event.
Parking will be available on the SMU campus. FREE passes will be emailed to registered guests before the event.
When & Where
Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University
The Center for Presidential History at SMU is dedicated to exploring the story and legacy of the nation’s chief executives through cutting-edge research, academic and public forums and production of archival records for future generations through a wide-ranging presidential collective memory project.