Speaker Series

Faith In Action sponsors frequent lectures by noted speakers on topics of social and political interest. Recent guests have included:

  • Said D. Jabbari, Center for Promotion of Democracy & Human Rights in Iran (CFPD)
  • Antonio Brown, Vice President, ACLU of Southern California
  • Ann Fagan Ginger, author and Executive Director, Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute (discussing “New Paths for Action”)
  • Edward Alpers, Ph.D., Chair, UCLA Department of History (on the current situation in Darfur)
  • Scott Ritter and Jeff Cohen, authors and speakers for U.S. Tour of Duty
  • Shakeel Syed, Executive Director of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California
  • Dr. William F. Schulz, executive director of Amnesty International USA
  • Barbara J. Nelson, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research
  • Susan Lerner, Founder and Chair of the Committee for Judicial Independence
  • Saul Landau, fellow at the Washington, D.C. Institute for Policy Studies and director of the Digital Media Program at Cal Poly Pomona University's College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Steven Lamy, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the USC School of International Relations
  • Arianna Huffington, author, political columnist, radio commentator and one-time California gubernatorial candidate
  • George Savage, OneCare Now ("California's 365-City Campaign for Universal Health Insurance")