Below is a series of relevant resources for those who are interested in learning more about Faith In/And Democracy. Those interested in submitting an application should do so here. A copy of the RFP is available to download for reference here.
Questions can be directed to PACErfp@uncommon.partners. Additionally, two information sessions will be available for potential applicants to ask questions and learn more about the project. Dates and relevant links for both sessions are available below:
PACE has developed a series of primers to help funders and practitioners think and talk about key themes related to civic engagement and democracy. The primers break down broad themes into their component parts, help to illustrate how the pieces fit together, and serve as a starting place to ground conversation. All three primers are available at pacefunders.org/primer. They are also linked individually below:
Core Funders and Advisory Committee
This initiative was inspired by our members and we are honored to partner with the Democracy Fund and the Fetzer Institute in bringing it to life. PACE has convened an advisory committee to guide the evolution of this project, and ensure it fulfills its purpose and maximizes its impact. We are grateful to each of them for their insight, guidance, and support.Advisory Committee Members
- Rev. Jennifer Bailey, Founder and Executive Director, Faith Matters Network
- Chris Crawford, Program Associate, Governance, Democracy Fund
- Keesha Gaskins-Nathan, Program Director, Democratic Practice, U.S., Rockefeller Brothers Fund
- Angela Graham, Program Director, Partnership, Fetzer Institute
- Rabbi Asher Lopatin, Rabbi, Kehillat Etz Chayim of Detroit
- Zeenat Rahman, Project Director, Inclusive America Project, Aspen Institute
- Janet Tran, Director of Learning and Leadership, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute
Our team has assembled a short list of readings that have added perspective to the development of this project. We offer them here for your reference, and welcome suggestions to add to this growing list.Related Resources
- Evening Conversation With Arthur Brooks and Justin Giboney in Washington, D.C., Trinity Forum, April 2019.
- Building Belonging in a Time of Othering, with john a. powell, Oakland, CA, Haas Institute Othering and Belonging Conference, April 2019.
- American Democracy in Crisis: the Fate of Pluralism, Carrie Davis, Joyce Foundation, March 2019.
- Religious Trump Voters: How Faith Moderates Attitudes about Immigration, Race, and Identity, Emily Ekins, Cato Institute, February 2019.
- Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise, Eboo Patel, Interfaith Youth Core, September 2018.
- John Inazu: Why I’m Still Confident About ‘Confident Pluralism’, John Inazu, Christianity Today, August 2018.
- Having Your View Challenged is a Good Thing, John Inazu, Freethink Media, February 2018.
- A Call for ‘Confident Pluralism’ on Campus, Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed, January 2017.