Faith Action Network is a faith-inspired statewide partnership striving for a just, compassionate, and sustainable world through community.
FAN's powerful base in the faith community, persistent moral voice, outspoken public witness, and commitment to issues of justice, compassion, and inclusiveness will improve the quality of life for all people in Washington State.
This meeting in Yakima on Sunday drew national attention of The Rachel Maddow Show, and illustrates how fear of deportation is bringing communities together to better understand their rights. We are posting resources on fanwa.org; let us know if your faith community anywhere in the state wants to provide "know your rights" workshops or be part of a rapid response network to help in case of deportations and raids.
yakimaherald.com YAKIMA, Wash. -- Although Elizabeth helped organize an event on Sunday that drew more than 200 people concerned about President Donald Trump’s efforts to remove undocumented people from the United
We stand with the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in calling us to be mindful of how anti-Semitism is on the rise across our country. We know white nationalism is strategically fueling a climate of fear, suspicion and hate. Together we will build the moral strength that will overcome divisive government action, threats, hate crimes, and discrimination in our communities. #NeverAgainIsNow
kuow.org On Tuesday, President Donald Trump spoke out against anti-Semitic threats and incidents, calling them "horrible" and "painful." That's after passing up a
Today's remembrance of the 75th anniversary of the executive order sending 120,000 Japanese citizens to internment camps was powerful, with more than 1,200 in attendance. Tom Ikeda of Densho told powerful stories of the 30+ years of otherizing and immigration bans toward Japanese that preceeded the internment order. Pictured here is Arsalan Bukhari of CAIR-Washington State making connections between how anti-Muslim media campaigns have created fertile ground for our current environment, urging one of the most powerful things we can do is write letters to editors of major publications. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal spoke to the policy making and citizen advocacy needed to make sure such travesty never happens again. #NeverAgainIsNow #WeAreAllAmerica
Watch it again at: http://www.densho.org/never-again-livestream/
FAN was grateful to be part of a pray-in organized by SEIU Local 6 and Interfaith Economic Justice Coalition - IEJC outside Amazon headquarters standing with Muslim contracted workers. Thank you to the faith leaders who led prayer and advocates who came out in solidarity. We shared our statement, now signed by over 600 of you, to stand with our American Muslim sisters and brothers against Islamophobia and for religious freedom. You can still sign at fanwa.org #WeAreAllAmerica
FAN was busy as usual this week in Olympia, and on Tuesday Co-Director Paul Benz had the opportunity to testify on two important bills…
KUOW Public Radio writes, "A Rabbi, a Bishop, and a Muslim walked into the room. And told a crowd of Faith Action Network supporters the immigration ban violates their collective values."
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FAN faith leaders met with WA Governor Jay Inslee today to talk about several issues on our legislative agenda. Children from the Islamic Center of Olympia also presented Thank You cards to the Governor for his strong stance against the Executive Orders.
Ruth Zlotnick Genjo Marinello Mike Denton Michael Ramos LeeAnne Beres Sandy Messick Jenny Phillips Arsalan Bukhari Rick Jaech Zari Weiss Jonis Davis Aaron Meyer Carol Jensen Paul Benz
Shout out to Jesse N. Love for taking fantastic pictures at #InterFaithAdvocacyDay last Thursday! The #UnitedMethodistChurch was represented very well and It was truly an honor to be apart of organizing #IFAD2017
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