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21C WILBERFORCE IN THE NEWS

Mar
10
2017

21CWI: Announcing "Nigeria: Fractured and Forgotten" event at Newseum


The situation on the ground in middle and northern Nigeria continues to deteriorate, with violence and famine threatening the stability of western Africa.  In an event co-sponsored by the Religio... READ MORE
Feb
27
2017

USA TODAY: First Scorecard on International Religious Freedom Rates Members of Congress


Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., earned the highest scores on a first-of-its kind report card for federal lawmakers on international religious freedom issues. The&nbs... READ MORE
Feb
27
2017

CBN: These 2 Get an A+ on Religious Freedom, How Does Your Rep Rank?


Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith are America's two top lawmakers when it comes to fighting for international religious freedom, according to a new freedom report card.   ... READ MORE
Feb
06
2017

CHRISTIAN POST: Over 700 Advocates Urge Trump to Nominate Ambassador-at-Large for Int'l Religious Freedom


As religious persecution continues to grow around the world, a diverse group of religious leaders, scholars and human rights advocates are urging President Donald Trump to nominate within his first ... READ MORE
Feb
02
2017

WORLD: Advocates urge Trump to Name Religious Freedom Ambassador


WASHINGTON—International religious freedom advocates on and off Capitol Hill have sent letters to President Donald Trump urging him to appoint an ambassador-at-large for international religious ... READ MORE
Jan
14
2017

DESERET NEWS: Concerned about religious freedom? Here's the first step President Trump should take


How long will the most remarkable suite of tools to give voice and support to those being fractured and forgotten be overlooked by the next administration? To set the context: millions of people of f... READ MORE

The 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative is empowering a global movement to advance religious freedom as a universal right through advocacy, capacity building and technology.