Clergy and Laity Network Collected Records
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
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Founded in 2004 under the name Clergy Leadership Network; principals: Albert M. Pennybacker, chair, Brenda Bartella Peterson, Executive Director; headquartered in Washington, D.C.; mission was to organize progressive clergy of all faiths around election-year issues; changed name to Clergy and Laity Network in 2005 "to reflect that the membership of the group is larger than just ordained clergy. CLN has re-formed as a 501 (c) 4 organization and dropped its status as a 527 group"; sponsored a national bus tour in 2005 "to counter the extreme Christian Right.".
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Clergy and Laity Network.
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Collection is open for research without restrictions.