Matthew Kincanon

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Matthew Kincanon is a former Digital Content Producer with a journalism and political science degree from Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes the Gonzaga Bulletin, The Spokesman-Review, and now SpokaneFāVS. He said he is excited to be a freelancer at SpokaneFāVS because, as a Spokane native, he wants to learn more about the various religious communities and cultures in his hometown.

Whistleblower Jay Pounder receives Leadership of Conscience Medal

By Matthew Kincanon Jay Pounder, the whistleblower who leaked messages involving Washington State Rep. Matt Shea, received the first Leadership of Conscience Medal from Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience on Tuesday afternoon outside in Spokane Valley City Hall courtyard at a Truthful Tuesday Vigil. Rev. Gen Heywood, convener of …

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20 years of resilience: The story of Jackson Lino

When World Relief Spokane resettlement specialist Jackson Lino first came to the U.S. in 2000, he was only a teenager and had to reacclimate from his native South Sudan. However, thanks to the love and care he received, he now works to help refugees and bring attention to what is happening around the world.

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Interfaith Pride Service Aims to Embrace LGBT Community

As part of OutSpokane’s Pride Month events, the fourth annual Interfaith Pride Worship Service will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the McGinnity Room, 116 W. Pacific Ave., to celebrate unity of diverse faith traditions and affirm Spokane’s LGBTQ community.

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