Lauren M. Kokum is an Assistant Editor at American Progress. A Chicago native, Kokum holds a bachelor’s degree in political sciencewith concentrations in international relations and social witness ministryfrom Hope College in Holland, Michigan. During her time as an undergraduate student, Kokum worked with various faith-based humanitarian organizations, as well as a four-year campus-wide fundraiser promoting equal access to primary education in Uganda. Directly prior to her new role at American Progress, Kokum spent a semester in Hope’s Washington Honor’s Semester program and was an intern for the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative.

By Lauren Kokum
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Addressing Challenges to Progressive Religious Liberty in North CarolinaCenter for American ProgressOctober 19, 2016
Faith Voices on Reproductive Justice: Religion and EqualityCenter for American ProgressAugust 11, 2016
How Government Inaction Thwarts Equal Access to Reproductive Health CareCenter for American ProgressAugust 11, 2016
Addressing Challenges to Progressive Religious Liberty in MichiganCenter for American ProgressMay 12, 2016
Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice: Supporting Mothers and CaregiversCenter for American ProgressMay 6, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About Zubik v. BurwellCenter for American ProgressMarch 22, 2016
Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice: Standing With Women and FamiliesCenter for American ProgressMarch 14, 2016
A Win for Zubik Would Undermine the Religious Liberty of EmployeesCenter for American ProgressMarch 14, 2016
Zubik v. Burwell: Pushing Reproductive Health Care Access to the PrecipiceCenter for American ProgressMarch 14, 2016
Infographic: Reclaiming Roe for AllCenter for American ProgressJanuary 21, 2016
16 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2016Center for American ProgressJanuary 20, 2016
Voting with Values That Work for AllCenter for American ProgressOctober 13, 2015
Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate ActionCenter for American ProgressJune 25, 2015
Infographic: RFRA RepercussionsCenter for American ProgressMay 7, 2015
15 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2015Center for American ProgressJanuary 22, 2015