Citizens’ Religious Freedom Institute

Citizens Project to educate, empower at Citizens’ Religious Freedom Institute

What: Citizens Project is proud to present the Citizens’ Religious Freedom Institute, a one day seminar on how the First Amendment to the US Constitution protects religious freedom in public schools.

Who:      The event is for teachers, students, parents, administrators, staff, school board members, and open to the public. Teachers can earn 8 hours of in-service credit and graduate credit through UCCS is also available.

When: Saturday, March 12, 2011, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; half-day options for general public

Where: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (map)

Cost: $25 for general participants and those seeking in-service credit (includes lunch); $145 for graduate credit (includes lunch)

Participants will learn:

  • How the law defines religious freedom in the public school setting,
  • Best practices for teaching about religion without endorsing it, and
  • How to be an advocate to ensure your school protects your rights.

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