The Newseum, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is dedicated to free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. Exercising, defending and promoting freedom is crucial to protecting our way of life. The Newseum’s board, staff, volunteers, donors and corporate partners are working together to make sure the freedoms of the First Amendment remain strong and protected, both today and for future generations.
The Newseum Institute provides a forum for educational programs and thought-leadership initiatives, as well as educational materials addressing the five freedoms of the First Amendment: speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition.
The Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute is awarding $200,000 in scholarships to convene a diverse group of religious and civil leaders to learn how to become constitutional and human rights specialists on issues of religion and public life.
“Speaking Freely” broadcasted live from the WeDC House during SXSW March 12-14, 2016.The program was anchored by Gene Policinski, COO of the Newseum Institute, and Sonya Gavankar, frequent host of Inside Media and other Newseum programming.