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E.J. Dionne speaking to audience at Salt and Light Gathering

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.



Young and Latino Leaders on Immigration: Continuing Challenges, New Urgency, Time for Action (Video)

May 4, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes

Young Catholics and the Biden Administration: Moral Principles and Policy Priorities (Video)

March 11, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 1 minutes

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

December 1, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes