Interfaith Advocacy Day

Interfaith Advocacy Day (IFAD) brings to our elected leaders the voice of compassion and justice. We partner for the common good with people of all faiths— who stand up boldly to challenge the powerful.

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Our 2015 IFAD dates are:

Spokane: Saturday, January 31 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church from 9 AM to 3 PM

Yakima: Saturday, February 7 at Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima from 9 AM to 2 PM

Olympia: Thursday, February 19 at The United Churches of Olympia from 9 AM to 3 PM

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Spokane Interfaith Advocacy Day Information

Date: Saturday, January 31, 2015

Time: 9 AM to 3 PM

Theme: Raising Prophetic Voices: Faith Communities Advocate for Justice

Details: Speakers, workshops and discussion will be on issues before the Washington State Legislature—such as the environment, wealth inequality, the state budget, housing and homelessness and education —and on interfaith reconciliation in Iraq

Location: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (316 East 24th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99203)

Registration

  • There is a suggested donation of $20
  • By Phone: 509- 535-4112
  • By Email: info@thefigtree.org
  • By Mail: To the Fig Tree
    • 1323 S. Perry St. Spokane, WA 99202

More Information

  • Malcolm Haworth – The Fig Tree – (509) 535-1813
  • Scott Cooper – Catholic Charities Parish Social Ministries – (509) 358-4273
  • The Rev. Paul Benz – Faith Action Network (206) 625-9790

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Yakima Interfaith Advocacy Day Information

Date: Saturday, February 7, 2015

Time: 9 AM to 2 PM

Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima, Downstairs Fellowship Hall (225 North 2nd Street, Yakima, WA 98901)


Olympia Interfaith Advocacy Day Information

Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015

Theme: Act on the Dream: Invest in the Common Good

Tentative Agenda:

  • 8:00 AM – Admission and Registration
  • 9:00 AM – Program Begins, Interfaith Blessing of the Day
  • 9:30 AM – Guest Speaker and Overview
  • 10:15 to 10:45 AM – Workshop Session 1
  • 10:50 to 11:20 AM – Workshop Session 2
  • 11:30 AM – Lunch and Caucusing
  • 1:00 PM – Reconvene attendees
  • 2:30 to 3 PM – Debrief

Location: The United Churches of Olympia (110 11th Avenue Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501)

Registration

  • Details will be released soon

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You can read about past Interfaith Advocacy Day highlights below: