Loading Events

« All Events

Keeping the Press Free: Attacks on Journalism at Home and Abroad

April 11, 2021 @ 10:15 AM 11:30 AM

Michael De Dora, Washington D.C. Advocacy Manager of the Committee to Protect Journalists, will speak on the topic, Keeping the Press Free: Attacks on Journalism at Home and Abroad.  He leads efforts to advance press freedom around the world with the U.S. government and other policymakers in Washington, D.C.  Prior to joining CPJ, he served as director of government affairs and as the main representative to the United Nations at the Center for Inquiry, where he managed a range of domestic and international advocacy initiatives to advance freedom of conscience and religious liberty.  Michael was twice elected president of the United Nations NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief in New York and is a member of the international board of directors for the Raif Badawi Foundation for Freedom. He has a master’s degree in political science from Brooklyn College and a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communication from the University at Albany.  He started his career as an editor at Fox News.

After services, from 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM, we will open Zoom for informal general discussion, as well as an opportunity to join a conversation group with Michael De Dora.

Please note: this service will be hosted via Zoom. Subscribe to our Sunday service mailing list below to get this service’s Zoom information. We will send you an email one week prior.