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March for Our Lives

On March 14, thousands of students from schools across Washington and the nation staged demonstrations, protests, and quiet acts of solidarity to remember those killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL last month, and to demand that lawmakers pass sensible gun safety laws. Next week, we all have an opportunity to join the movement. FAN enthusiastically supports the leadership of these young people, who have been organizing the “March for Our Lives” on March 24 in […]

From Local to National—April Opportunities to Act in D.C.

50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination A.C.T. to End Racism Rally: On the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination, April 3-5, 50,000 people will travel from across the country to meet in DC and kick-start a multi-year campaign to end racism in our communities and institutions. The initiative is a project of the National Council of Churches, and all people of faith and conscience are called on to join. The call to action is to Awaken, Confront, and Transform. To learn more, visit To […]

Staff Transitions

Staff member Chasity Jones, who served at FAN as a United Methodist Global Mission Fellow since August 2016, has moved on to finish her fellowship at Grace United Methodist Church, Seattle. We are grateful for the passion she brought to her social justice work, and we appreciate her leadership in establishing FAN’s Momentum initiative for young adults, facilitating the Healthcare Working Group, and connecting with communities in our network. We wish her well for a bright future!

Session Concludes on Time! Here Are Our Victories

The 2018 sixty-day State Legislative session is now over, and right on time! This year stands in great contrast to last year, when it took three special sessions to reach a deal on the biennial budget. Much was accomplished; many bills passed, which up until this year were held up in committees. To view the comprehensive list of legislative success from FAN’s Legislative Agenda as we know them so far, click here. There are also disappointments about bills that didn’t make it, how money is […]

March for Our Lives

Since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, young people across the country have been advocating for gun safety legislation and organizing the “March for Our Lives” on March 24 in Washington, DC and at sibling marches around the nation. There are several events happening in Washington State in the next few weeks that will gather people in solidarity with survivors of gun violence and in support of better gun laws. In Seattle: Town Hall with […]

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