Confronting Christian Nationalism in Minnesota Speaker: Matt Lewellyn-Otten 

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Speaker:  Matt Lewellyn-Otten 

Matt is the Associate Director of Religious Organizing at OutFront Minnesota and works with faith-based and non-faith-based groups to think deeply about their inclusion of LGBTQIA2+ folk. He is co-leader of a coalition of four organizations (OutFront Minnesota, along with Gender Justice, Jewish Community Action, and TakeAction MN) seeking to drive messaging against the codification of Christianity into law.  Matt is a Minnesota transplant originally from South Carolina where he attended Erskine College and studied Bible and Religion. Later, he earned their Master of Public Administration degree from the College of Charleston and their Master of Divinity from Boston University School of Theology. In his studies and career, Matt has sought ways to build better understanding across faith communities and create spaces of connection and growth.