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Eleni Towns Archives

Progressive Faith Groups Need to Speak Up Against Personhood Amendment in Mississippi

Far-right religious organizations are claiming the holy high ground in an effort to pass a measure that would make a fertilized egg a person, write Sally Steenland and Eleni Towns. Faith and secular groups must work together to defeat it.

By Sally Steenland and Eleni Towns | Thursday, November 3, 2011

National Coming Out Day in Church

Eleni Towns presents five ways that major Christian groups support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality in our nation.

By Eleni Towns | Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The 9/11 Generation

Eleni Towns examines how the Millennial generation was affected by 9/11.

By Eleni Towns | Thursday, September 8, 2011

An America for All of Us

An interview with Mou Khan, the program and communications associate at South Asian Americans Leading Together, about their 9/11 campaign.

By Eleni Towns | Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Combating Islamophobia in Florida

Muhammed Malik talks to Eleni Towns about his recent success defeating Florida’s anti-immigrant racial profiling bill.

By Eleni Towns | Thursday, June 16, 2011

Strengthening Our Diversity

Muslim-American immigrants' work with other immigrant groups and communities will make our country stronger and more diverse, write Eleni Towns and Philippe Nassif.

By Eleni Towns and Philippe Nassif | Thursday, February 17, 2011

Eleven Things You Need to Know About Islam in America Today

Susan Thistlethwaite and Eleni Towns provide insights into the “real Islam” from participants in CAP’s Young Muslim American Voices Project.

By Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite and Eleni Towns | Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Quiz: Blaming America for 9/11

Take Sally Steenland’s quiz and see if you can match the conservative with his or her quote blaming the United States for the 9/11 attacks.

By Sally Steenland and Eleni Towns | Friday, September 10, 2010

The Census and the Faithful

Eleni Towns discusses how the Census Bureau is partnering with faith communities to help ensure high levels of participation.

By Eleni Towns | Friday, March 19, 2010

Faith Groups Pledge to Fight Climate Change

Prior to the Copenhagen conference nearly 200 religious leaders gathered in England to make the largest ever faith commitment to environmental sustainability, writes Eleni Towns.

By Eleni Towns | Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Young Muslim American Voices Are More Important than Ever

Last week CAP launched a project with young Muslim American leaders to promote understanding of America’s growing religious diversity.

By Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, Sally Steenland, Marta Cook, and Eleni Towns | Monday, November 16, 2009

Faith Experts Discuss Afghanistan

Brian Katulis briefs faith communities on the recent election in Afghanistan and how the United States and faith groups can provide sustainable help to the country.

By Eleni Towns | Thursday, September 17, 2009