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Coffee Talk “Building Community by Dialoguing Through Difference

Saturday, February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Join FāVS for its first Coffee Talk of 2020! Re-visiting our mission to, “promote dialogue through online journalism and community engagement opportunities,” we’re kicking of this year’s forum with a discussion on building community and dialoguing through differences.

As a nation, we’ve become more polarized. These panelists will talk about what we have in common, encourage open discussion, and share their perspectives on community.

Panelists include:
– Rev. Scott Starbuck of Manito Presbyterian Church and Gonzaga’s Religious Studies Department
– Kimberly Burnham, Jewish columnist for SpokaneFāVS
– Dr. Patricia Bruininks of Whitworth University, and FāVS columnist
– Daniel Pshaida, Baha’i columnist for SpokaneFāVS

Coffee Talks are free, but $5 donations are appreciated at the door.


Saturday, February 1, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am


favs center
5115 S. Freya
Spokane, WA 99223
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(509) 448-1311
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