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Friends of CPJ Dinner Grand Rapids

Thursday, April 4th-5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

You’re invited to the Friends of CPJ Dinner on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at the Prince Conference Center at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, MI.

Please join us to spend time with friends and learn about the ongoing work of CPJ as we continue to equip pastors, Congressional staffers, young people, and citizens to shape policy and follow Christ as faithful citizens.

Among the speakers at the dinner are Stephanie Summers, CEO of CPJ, and Emily Steen (Calvin University ’23) and Kailani West (Multnomah University ’23), 2023 Hatfield Prize winners.

We are delighted to welcome old and new friends to this gathering. Feel free to bring a guest, particularly someone you think should learn about CPJ, but kindly register that person as well. We look forward to seeing you!

  • 5:00 PM: Welcome reception
  • 5:30 PM: Friends of CPJ Dinner in the Willow Room of the Prince Conference Center
  • 7:30 PM: CPJ’s Kuyper Lecture freaturing Hans-Martien ten Napel, Associate Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University (scroll down to read more)
  • 9:00 PM: Dessert reception

Registration for this event has closed. If you have any questions, please contact

About the Kuyper Lecturer

Hans-Martien ten Napel, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University. Before transferring to the law school, he taught at the Institute for Political Science of the Faculty of Social Sciences of Leiden University. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA).

During the 2014-2015 academic year, he served as a ‘Research Fellow in Legal Studies’ at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ. He participated in an interdisciplinary research project entitled ‘Law and Religious Freedom.’ As a fruit of the fellowship, he published the monograph Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom. To Be Fully Human (Routledge, 2017; paperback edition, 2019). Since 2021, he has also been a Senior Fellow at the Center for Religion, Culture & Democracy in Plano, TX, serving on the Executive Editorial Council of the Journal of Religion, Culture & Democracy.


Thursday, April 4th
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm


Prince Conference Center at Calvin University
1800 E Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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