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On Jan. 25 The Faith Action Network and The Fig Tree will host its annual Eastern Washington Legislative Conference

BRIEF: Conference to focus on dismantling the culture of violence

On Jan. 25 The Faith Action Network and The Fig Tree will host its annual Eastern Washington Legislative Conference.

The 2014 conference, titled, “Dismantling the Culture of Violence” will include presentations on wage theft, hunger/poverty/homelessness, criminal justice and police accountability, gun violence and the death penalty, environmental priorities, the state budget and immigration reform and global perspectives.

It will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Cost is a $20 suggested donation and scholarships are available.

To RSVP and for more information call (509) 535-1813, or (206) 625-9790 or email info@thefigtree.org.

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About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 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 is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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  1. How about abortion?

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