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Salt and Light Gatherings

The Initiative regularly brings together young Catholics in Washington to explore links between faith, Catholic social thought, and their lives and work, especially on public policy. These unique Salt and Light Gatherings are for Catholics under 40 years old who work on Capitol Hill or in the administration, other branches of government, or public policy organizations. They are held in the Capitol or at Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies, with presentations and discussion on a critical topic, opportunities for networking, and a happy hour and reception.

Events

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2020

Latinos, Young People, and the 2020 Election: What Happened? Why? What Now?

This online conversation examined how Latino voters and young voters of faith helped shape the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign. Four leaders came together to discuss how the Trump and Biden campaigns reached out to young voters, especially young Latinos, and how the turnout of these…

Videos

Latinos, Young People, and the 2020 Election: What Happened? Why? What Now? (Video)

December 1, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes

Religion and Race (Video)

October 13, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes

Moving Beyond a Life on Hold (Video)

April 27, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes