WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM?
Freedom of belief, conscience, and practice are fundamental human rights for every individual no matter where they live or what they believe. They are part of constitutions, conventions, and declarations all around the world. It is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Learn more about the breadth and depth of how this right is recognized globally.
Global Restrictions on Religion
Freedom of belief, conscience, and practice are under threat - Speak Freedom Center empowers solutions
Speak Freedom Center partners are already working on campaigns...here are a few that you can join today - Or you can learn how to run your own campaign
NIGERIA & LAKE CHAD SPECIAL ENVOY
Terror are religious violence are driving a famine. The US Government can make a difference, if it appoints a Special Envoy.
21Wilberfroce invites you to join by asking your Senator to stand in the gap.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS VITAL TO FOREIGN POLICY
Foreign governments need to know that the State Department and Congress agree on IRF. The IRF Roundtable is asking your congressperson to make this clear. Join them.
WRITE A LETTER
Texas Baptists are writing letters to Prisoners of Conscience. But you don't have to be Baptist to help unjustly imprisoned people know they are remembered and help confront their repressive governments
Early adopters are already using Speak Freedom Center Digital Platform Tools - here are four examples
The IRF Roundtable uses the Speak Freedom Center as it's digital partner. As a multi-faith initiative, they have 250 participant organizations from every faith background, including large NGOs, diaspora groups, religious communities, and others. They interact with government, embassies, and more. They have NGO sign-on letters that reach the highest levels of the US Government.
ICON: Stand with Nigeria
The International Committee on Nigeria works to encourage both Americans and members of the Nigerian Diaspora to work for new U.S. personnel and policy to support the rule-of-law, and justice in Nigeria. They have embedded a Speak Freedom form that lets people across the USA type in their address and directly contact their Congress person to "Stand with Nigeria."
ONE BODY NIGHT OF PRAYER
One Body is an inter-denominational group that prays for the broad Christian Church as brothers and sisters and for other persecuted groups as neighbors. This year they used Speak Freedom Center for an easy from-the-pews sign-up for a month long commitment to pray for a particular country and persecuted people there.
21Wilberforce holds events to raise support for their work on capacity building and advocacy around the country. They used the Speak Freedom Center to send out invitations, track participation, and manage donations.
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POWERED BY 21WILBERFORCE
Speak Freedom Center helps you move your passion into action. It gives you the resources to become informed, it gives you the digital solutions to engage others, it provides mechanisms to amplify your voice.
Using Speak Freedom Center, as a grassroots activist, a new non-profit just starting out, a faith community dealing with persecution, or an NGO getting your team up to speed on what religious freedom is and how to defend it - Speak Freedom Center can multiply your efforts to help drive impact
The Center is an initiative of 21Wilberforce, which works on IRF issues through capacity building and advocacy, while supporting a more robust freedom of conscience, belief, and practice sector.