Interfaith Relations

Good morning and peace be with you! It is with great honor that I am speaking here today and I thank you. My goal is always to achieve a closer and unified bond between people. As a Muslim, I believe that we are all from One God and as such we can come together with......

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At the March 10, 2016 Lacey City Council meeting, Mayor Andy Ryder and Council Member Virgil Clarkson offered public statements of reproach  to anti-Muslim rhetoric which Lacey City Councilmember Jason Hearn had posted on his Facebook page. Here is the transcript of those statements: Statement by Mayor Andy Ryder I have a quick statement as......

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Here is the Final Report to the [Olympia] City Council from the Ad Hoc Committee on Police and Community Relations, presented to the Council  on 4/12/2016. (PDF format)...

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INTERFAITH WORKS RESPONDS TO ANTI-MUSLIM REMARKS BY LACEY CITY COUNCIL MEMBER February 25, 2016 Statement to Lacey City Council by Mary Wharton, Vice President, Interfaith Works Board of Directors:   The mission of Interfaith Works is “social change through interfaith understanding and cooperation.” Established in 1974, our membership includes religious communities and individuals of Protestant,......

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