2019 Emerging Leaders Call for Applications

A one-week training and networking event for young leaders passionate about policy, human rights, justice, freedom of conscience, religion, and belief. It is designed to transform young leaders into effective advocates for international religious freedom.

When: May 20-25, 2019
Where: Washington, D.C. & metro area
What: Workshop modules and events will include:

Religious Freedom in Theory and Context
Training sessions on global Religious Freedom, Biblical theology, case studies of persecution, advocacy training, engagement with people, and first-person testimonies.

Religious Freedom Tour
Our nation’s heritage and memorials to protecting our rights, including religious freedom. This will include a tour of the U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Founding Documents exhibit, and others.

Building Relationships for Religious Freedom
Collaborate and pray with other students from across the country, network with religious freedom and other professionals in Washington D.C.

Advancing Religious Freedom through Advocacy
Meet policy makers and congressional staff working on international religious freedom issues. Participate in an advocacy day on Capitol Hill.

Applications must be received by March 31, 2019 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply early HERE

Required application materials include resume (1-2 pages), transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and a personal statement: In 500 or fewer words, explain why religious freedom is a fundamental human right for all people and faiths.

Internship Opportunities
Are you looking to get involved in human rights issues, religious liberty, or policy? Are you trying to build professional experience with colleagues that share your passion for the persecuted? Applicants for the conference are eligible for four summer 2019 Wilberforce Associate positions through the same application.

Sign up now HERE