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Speak Freedom Center

The Speak Freedom Center provides tailored tools to mobilize and train individuals, groups, and networks to defend persecuted communities and religious prisoners. These tools help aid embattled believers and advance religious freedom worldwide. They can be tapped to create advocacy campaigns for prisoner release or crowd-funding for legal assistance, to deploy social media campaigns, to benefit from“Know Your Rights” and/or leadership training materials, and more.

Our online platform promotes three objectives: LEARN (awareness and understanding), PREPARE (practical instruction) and ACT (tools for engagement and action).

This web-based platform includes:
  • Training videos and guides
  • Crowd-funding capabilities
  • “Know Your Rights” training
  • Leadership training
  • Social media tools
  • A curated library of fact sheets and reports
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Emerging Leaders

Each year 21Wilberforce hosts a one-week training and networking event in Washington, D.C. for young leaders interested in promoting and protecting international religious freedom. The conference is designed to educate and transform the participants into becoming effective advocates.

Workshop modules and events include:
  • Training sessions on global religious freedom
  • Case studies on persecution
  • First-person testimonies
  • Advocacy training
  • Meetings with lawmakers on Capitol Hill
  • Tour of the U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, etc.

Speak Freedom Texas

Speak Freedom Texas is a state-wide model for partnering with 21Wilberforce to raise awareness for global religious persecution through prayer, learning and engagement.  Beginning in 2017, Texas Baptists shared our platform and program with over 5,000 churches in their network.

Speak Freedom Texas

Contact us if you want to learn more about participating in this campaign or bringing it to your state.


Thursday |  1.17.19

World Watch List of Global Persecution

The 2019 World Watch List has just released. If you’re not familiar with it, the Open Doors’ World Watch List is a comprehensive report ranking the 50 most dangerous countries to be a Christian. Their researchers spend months tracking the data, pouring over reports and numerous hours preparing this in-depth information.

Watch their video and download the FREE report at

Tuesday  |  2.12.19

The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs

Time:1:00pm – 4:00pm
National Press Club, Washington, DC
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Join the Religious Freedom Institute and the Bruderhof for a two-part event featuring an author interview and book discussion with Martin Mosebach, followed by an address from Archbishop Angaelos of London and a panel discussion titled, A Missing Piece in the Middle East: The Imperative of Protecting Pluralism and Promoting Religious Freedom

Tuesday | 2.26.19

21Wilberforce releases the 115th Congress Final
International Religious Freedom Scorecard

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
National Press Club, Washington, DC

International religious freedom issues are growing in urgency and importance worldwide. It is against this backdrop that 21Wilberforce will release the 115th Congress Final International Religious Freedom Congressional Scorecard. The Scorecard increases congressional awareness of international religious freedom issues, encourage legislators to take bold action in support of this cause, and publicly recognizes the work of religious freedom champions in Congress.