Matthew Kincanon

Matthew Kincanon is a journalist 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.

GU to host conference to focus on indigenous, minority communities

The theme of the conference is “Bridges and Walls Across the Americas: Dialogues of Survivance, Endurance, and Resistance,” which will explore impacts and legacies of colonialism and decolonization, imperialism, state-formation, populism, neoliberalism, historical and contemporary contexts of resistances, and civic and social movements undertaken by indigenous and minority communities, among others.

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World Relief Spokane hosts prayer event for refugees

World Relief Spokane hosted a prayer event Tuesday night at First Presbyterian Church of Spokane in response to the Trump Administration considering zeroing out the number of refugees resettled by 2020, encouraging people to pray with refugees and for refugees.

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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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