2018 Convention: April 5-7 in Atlanta, Georgia

2018 Convention: Realizing the Dream: Peace and Justice Through Communication

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Looking ahead: 2019 Convention

RCC 2019 will meet at the Fourth Presbyterian Church on Chicago's Magnificent Mile (Photo by Dori / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Hold the dates!

RCC will celebrate its 90th year anniversary, 1929-2019 and meet jointly with the Associated Church Press (ACP).

When: April 10-13, 2019

Meeting site: Fourth Presbyterian Church on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, 126 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, IL 60611-2014

Accommodations: Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago, 163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611

News from the 2018 Convention

2018 Convention photos – RCC gives you permission to use these photos.

Religion communicators explore peace and justice through communication

Stories about race in America lead the 2018 Wilbur Awards

Religion communicators visit Atlanta’s Center for Civil and Human Rights

Reframing diversity and inclusion

RCC elects Board of Governors, hears reports at annual business meeting

Be prepared: copyright, trademark and privacy laws do affect religion communication

Breaking through noise requires research, planning

Annual reports tell your story one year at a time

Faith groups should recommit to leadership on civil rights, panel members say

Building relationships is key in communication leadership

Enhancing your story with digital media

To work more smartly in social media, realize it’s not all about you

Reach your audience with these six steps

From theory to practice: Teaching, learning, and communicating in interfaith studies

Find commonalities, then go deeper and understand our differences

Communicators attend workshop on crisis scenarios

Reputation management requires planning, evaluation of risks and opportunities

Ask, decide, and take action: Tips for visualizing expanded media engagement

Awards presented to religion communicators

Intersectional justice: Gender, race, and religion in the media

RCC members learn about Atlanta’s history

Atlanta convention opens with keynote on “Realizing the Dream”

Convention Planning Team

Convention Coordinator

Amelia Tucker-ShawAmelia Tucker-Shaw

Amelia is founder of Diversified Communication Services, LLC, Public Relations, Training and Program Management. She is a retired staff member from United Methodist Communications in Nashville and holds a Master’s Degree from Atlanta’s Clark Atlanta University.

Convention Arrangements

Angelyn CurrentAngelyn Current

Angie is an Atlanta based Client Relations Professional excelling in project management and a graduate of Clark Atlanta University with a B.A. in Mass Media.

Program Chairs

Doug CannonDoug Cannon, APR+M, Fellow PRSA

Doug is Professor of Practice, Department of Communication, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Jeff HuettJeff Huett, APR

Jeff is Associate Coordinator of Communications and Advancement, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Decatur, Georgia.

Convention Registrar

Susan Gottshall Susan Gottshall

Susan is Associate Executive Director of Communications, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

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