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Experience Islam at this Month’s Meet the Neighbors

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Join us for the next Meet the Neighbors on May 20 for an introduction to the Spokane Islamic Center.

Organized by SpokaneFāVS and the Spokane Interfaith Council, Meet the Neighbors is a house of worship tour designed to enhance religious literacy in Spokane by allowing people the opportunity to experience the various belief systems in Spokane.

Currently Meet the Neighbors is in season 2 and events are slated through the end of the year.

The Spokane Islamic Center visit will be from 2-4 p.m. at the mosque, 6411 E 2nd Ave. in Spokane Valley.

The next SpokaneFāVS event will the June Coffee Talk on “Faith and Rules” June 3. Details to be announced.

Help support the community work SpokaneFāVS and the IFC do by making a tax-deductible donation today!


Tracy Simmons

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons, who teaches journalism at Gonzaga University, is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 13 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash.

She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and for the Religion News Service.

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