2020 Photo Contest

Photo Credit: Dwight K. Morita
Photo Credit: Sraddha Van Dyke
Photo Credit: Nushmia Khan
Photo Credit: Dwight K. Morita
Photo Credit: Iwona Biedermann


We are looking for high-resolution digital images that convey the vibrancy of religious diversity and interreligious encounter in the USA. We are particularly interested in images in the following categories:

  • Religious practices and rituals
  • Religious centers, including festivals, center openings, and parades
  • Participation of religious groups in American civic life
  • Interfaith encounter or social action
  • Women’s leadership and participation
  • Emerging leadership within Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh communities
  • Images of the Atheist/Humanist, Bahá’í, Confucian, Daoist, Jain, Native American, Shintō, Unitarian Universalist, and Zoroastrian communities in the USA
  • Religious objects or icons

One grand-prize winner will be selected. The winning photographer will receive a $250 cash prize and an extended exposure in the spotlight on the homepage of our newly redesigned website.

All winning photos may be featured on our Pluralism Project website, or on the Pluralism Project Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. The photographer’s name will be cited.

In order to participate, you must:

  • be the photographer of the image
  • grant the Pluralism Project rights to use the image on our website
  • have the permission of those persons in the picture, if applicable

Entries must be submitted via the form below by 5 PM EDT on June 20, 2020. Individuals can submit up to 10 photos through a single entry form.

Enter now!