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Legislative Session: Week Two in Review and Take Action

Posted: 1/19/18 Highlights from week two of the 2018 State Legislative Session: Monday: FAN testified in support of HB 1889 (Pettigrew), which would create an independent Ombuds office to oversee and investigate grievances from offenders and their families regarding their time of confinement in our state prison system. Three gun responsibility bills were heard in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice. A total of 967 people signed in to testify! Tuesday: FAN testified in support of HB 1987 (McBride), which, upon agreement […]

Interfaith Advocacy Day

Now is the time to register for Interfaith Advocacy Day in Olympia! It will be February 20, 9 AM – 3 PM, starting at The United Churches of Olympia. Click here to register. We are scheduling appointments with legislators now and have a better chance to get them if we know you’re coming. Attend workshops about the issues, learn current best practices on how to advocate in today’s legislature, and meet with your legislator! Download a flyer and share it with your friends, family, […]

Dreamers and Activists

As you know, the fight for the Dream Act and to protect DACA is now in high gear, with a federal spending bill in negotiations. Actions are being organized by various partners including OneAmerica, Washington Dream Coalition, United We Dream and others. Dream Act: Community Press Conference and Gathering Friday, January 19, 5-8 PM, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle Learn more. Marcha De Sueños January 19, 5-8 PM, South 17th St & Pacific Ave Tacoma Learn more. WAISN Immigrant and Refugee […]

Week One in Review / Take Action

Posted January 12, 2018 Three highlights from week one of the 2018 State Legislative Session: The Governor’s State of the State address: Dr. Jasmit Singh offered the opening prayer and was introduced as a member of FAN’s interfaith leader’s council. Jasmit was invited to do this by newly elected State Senator Manka Dhingra from the 45th district (Kirkland-Redmond-Duvall). Racial Equity Team (RET) legislator meetings: FAN is a part of this 20+ member policy partner coalition, where each member has a lobbyist in […]

Interfaith Advocacy Days – Register Today

Registration for Interfaith Advocacy Day in Olympia is open! It will be February 20, 9 AM – 3 PM, starting at The United Churches of Olympia. Click here to register. This event is a great opportunity to join workshops that will break down the issues on FAN’s 2018 Legislative Agenda, learn current best practices on how to advocate in today’s legislature, prepare for briefings and hearings with advocates from your legislative district, and meet with your legislator! Download a flyer and share […]

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