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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.

Pub Talk: What is Freedom of Expression?

Join SpokaneFAVS this week for Pub Talk discussion on freedom of expression.

Green Fund Supports Four Student-Generated Sustainability Initiatives

Starting in 2011, Gonzaga University students were invited to submit ideas to help the university become more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

Today’s Coffee Talk “Religion and Freedom of Speech”

Religion as a tool for the status quo: How politics can make wars holy and criticism blasphemous

More than 100 rally downtown to fight racism

In response to racist hate mail sent to Rachel Dolezal, the newly installed president of the Spokane NAACP, about 150 people rallied outside her office Friday afternoon, linked arms and said no to bigotry in Spokane.

Spokane Community to Gather Around NAACP Office in Show of Support

On March 6 from 12 to 1 p.m. members of the Spokane community will hold hands and link arms while surrounding the Spokane NAACP office, 25. W. Main Ave., Suite 239, in response to a racist and threatening package received by its President Rachel Dolezal earlier this week.

Welcome our newest intern, Douglas Taylor

SpokaneFAVS is pleased to introduce its journalism intern, Douglas Taylor.

Rally to be held outside City Hall to protest racism

In response to the recent hate mail sent to NAACP President Rachel Dolezal, Spokane's Human Rights Commission is urging residents to attend the March 9 City Council meeting to take a stand against racism.

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