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Tracy Simmons

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 FāVS.News, 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.

Upcoming Workshop to Address Human Trafficking

In March Faith Partners, a Spokane-based collaborative between social service agencies and faith representatives, will offer a multi-faith workshop to support communities responding to human trafficking in the Spokane Region.

PJALS conference to feature 21 workshops, keynote from Sandy Williams

The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane will host its annual conference, "Resist and Rise Up" this month at the Unitarian Universalist Church of...

Gonzaga to host higher ed Sustainability Conference

This month Gonzaga University will host the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference. The public event is titled, “Caring for Our Common Home,” a reference to “Laudato Sí,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment.

City-wide Rally for Refugees to take place in Spokane Sunday

A "Rally WITH Refugees!" will be held Sunday at Gonzaga University.

Upcoming Spokane concert to benefit refugees

On Feb. 17 St. John's Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave, will host, "A Place Called Home: Refugee Benefit Concert."

Thanks for a Great Coffee Talk Today on Effective and Ethical Protest

Despite the snow storm, 35 people came out to today's Coffee Talk. On the heels of the MLK March, the Women's March, March for Life,...

Upcoming retreat to focus on Holy Spirit

Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will be offering a weekend retreat this month on the Holy Spirit.

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