For Immediate Release

Office of Press Relations

Media Advisory

On Tuesday, September 12 at 9:30 a.m. ET,  Administrator Samantha Power will launch USAID’s first-ever Strategic Religious Engagement Policy. The “Building Bridges in Development: USAID’s Strategic Religious Engagement Policy” event, co-hosted by the United States Institute of Peace, will also feature the United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain, Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Melissa Rogers, USAID Mission Director for Jamaica Jay Singh, and USAID Executive Director; Local, Faith, and Transformative Partnerships Adam Phillips. 

Administrator Power will discuss the U.S. Government’s longstanding commitment to partnership with religious communities and faith-based organizations and why these partnerships are essential to USAID’s ability to increase the impact and sustainability of its development and humanitarian assistance around the world. 

WHEN: September 12, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: United States Institute of Peace, Carlucci Auditorium, 2301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20037. Livestream also available. 

RSVP: Click here to register.

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