Today SpokaneFāVS hosted a forum on “Compassion in the Face of Crime and Homelessness.” About 40 people turned out the for discussion. View a video of the forum here.
- Rev. Andy CastroLang, who opened Westminster UCC as a warming shelter last year
- Mayoral candidate Ben Stuckart, who has made addressing homelessness a key issue in his campaign
- Phil Altmeyer, executive director of Union Gospel Mission, a Christian organization which ministers to the poor
- Edie Rice-Sauer, executive director of Transitions, which aims to end poverty and homelessness for women and children in Spokane.
Mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward did not respond to requests to participate on this panel.
Free coffee was be provided by Revel 77 Coffee.
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