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 is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 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, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of SpokaneFāVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.