Altar with Bible

Dahlgren Dialogue:Confronting Racism in Our Hearts and in Our Nation


  • Representative John Lewis, U.S. representative (D-GA) and an iconic leader of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Archbishop Wilton Gregory, leader in the African-American and Catholic communities and past president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Dr. Marcia Chatelain, associate professor of history and African-American studies and a member of the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation at Georgetown
  • Reverend Jim Wallis, president of Sojouners and the author of America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America

The Dialogue will begin with prayer and reflection led by Rabbi Rachel Gartner and will be moderated by John Carr of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Mission and Ministry at Georgetown and the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and is organized in partnership with the Democracy Fund. 

When: November 12, 2017, 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart, Georgetown University