Dignity in Diversity - Why Religious Freedom and Human Dignity Matters


Mar. 23, 2023, 1pm to 5:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Thomas & Mack Moot Courtroom
Overflow available in RLL 101
Logo for the Las Vegas Alliance for Religious Freedom and Human Dignity. An outline of the Las Vegas strip.


A newly formed interfaith group, the Las Vegas Alliance for Religious Freedom and Human Dignity, is sponsoring a symposium titled "Dignity in Diversity: Why Religious Freedom and Human Dignity Matter."

All community members are invited, with the hope to deepen commitment to religious freedom and promote civil discourse in the Greater Las Vegas area.

Featured Speakers

  • Governor Joe Lombardo
  • Retired U.S. Circuit Court Judge Thomas B. Griffith
  • Dean William S. Boyd School of Law Leah Chan Grinvald
  • Nevada Senior Law Fellow of the Becket Institute Angela Wu Howard
  • Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies Brett Scharffs

An interfaith panel of local religious leaders will include

  • Rabbi Bradley Tecktiel
  • Imam Mujahid
  • Ramadan
  • Pastor Welton T. Smith III
  • Richard C. Gordon, Esq.

Past National President of the Federal Bar Association, W. West Allen, will moderate a discussion with Angela Wu Howard related to Supreme Court cases involving religious freedom. 

A service project will be carried out in conjunction with the symposium to collect items for distribution to the homeless by Catholic Charities. More information on the service project can be found on the Catholic Charities Care Kit Amazon wishlist.

(Catholic Charities c/o Tammy Wood-Henderson, NV. 501(c)3 # 88-0059425)

Approved for 3 Nevada CLE Credits


Students and faculty admission: Free (must show ID at check in)

Attorney admission: $50.00 (for CLE Credit)

General admission: $20.00

Admission Information

Open to the Community. For additional information, visit our website.

Contact Information

Las Vegas Alliance for Religious Freedom and Human Dignity
Patsi Johnson

External Sponsor


Open to All