The Thomas More Society is a Chicago-based not-for-profit, national public interest law firm dedicated to restoring respect in law for life, family and religious liberty. Special counsel Peter Breen testified before the Indiana House of Representatives in 2015 on behalf of the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. For interview requests, contact Tom Ciesielka.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. studies the issues on race, ethnicity and gender that are “essential to understanding the world of the 21st century.” Contact Director, Susan Reed.
The Center for Race and Gender at the University of California, in Berkeley, Calif. is a research facility that studies the intersection of race and gender in society.
The National Marriage Week USA website brings together the many activities that organizations throughout the country, including churches and houses of worship, are doing to strengthen marriage during National Marriage Week USA, Feb. 7-14 each year.
The National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers works with the U.S. bishops to implement initiatives on behalf of marriage and family life. It also has contact with many other Catholic associations and groups that promote marriage and family life.
The Program for Strong African American Marriages is a five-year intervention study based at the University of Georgia. Prayer is listed as one component of the program, with participants encouraged to pray for their spouses.
Leading marriage experts, state government officials and highly respected researchers nationwide serve as the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative Research Advisory Group. The purpose of the group is to provide professional expertise to guide research efforts and to apply findings to the development of future programs and services. The website provides links to experts nationwide.
The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center is a clearinghouse for high-quality, balanced and timely information and resources on healthy marriage. The organization’s mission is to be a first stop for information, resources and training on healthy marriage for experts, researchers, policymakers, media, marriage educators, couples and individuals, program providers and others.
The National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University in Ohio supports research on the effects of family structure on family members and the wider society. Research topics supported by the center include religion and spirituality. The center’s website has links to other research centers, too.