April Young Bennett works with church leaders and comments in news media about issues of gender equity in church policy.
April completed a comprehensive analysis examining gender inequities within written policies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon) and shared her results with church leadership.
Presentation at Counterpoint conference, Part 1
Presentation at Counterpoint conference, Part 2
Panel Discussion at Sunstone Symposium with Janice Allred, Margaret Toscano, April Young Bennett, and Cynthia Robbins Newman (audio)
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