Ostrin joins BJC staff

Ostrin joins BJC staff

Ilana Ostrin, a Los Angeles native, joined the BJC staff as the Associate Director of Communications on September 6. Her role focuses on strategic communications and engagement through digital and traditional media. Previously, Ostrin worked in communications and...
Baptist Joint Committee welcomes fall interns

Baptist Joint Committee welcomes fall interns

The Baptist Joint Committee is pleased to welcome two fall semester interns working with our staff in Washington, D.C. Tori Gilkeson, a native of Asheville, N.C., is a 2016 graduate of American University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies with a...
Charlottesville account

Charlottesville account

By Rev. Matthew Tennant On August 12 of this year, I was near the alt-right rally and ensuing counter-protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. I live in Charlottesville, a charming town typically known for its impressive academia. My home is just a few blocks away from...
What I learned this summer

What I learned this summer

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler In his address to the Religious Liberty Council in June, Rabbi David Saperstein provided a quick review of events during the first month of my tenure as executive director. The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump; the...