FACS Response to COVID-19

On March 12, 2020 in response to the growing threat of the coronavirus, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency, and on March 16, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay did the same. The health and economic impacts of the virus will be massive. FACS remains committed to carrying out our…

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Letter of Reflection and Support

Dear Friend: There’s a lot of conflicting news and information out there today. And, it’s easy to feel a little bewildered and uncertain. Even frightened. In the midst of this chaos and confusion, your friends at the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions are reaching out to send you this message of caring and compassion. We…

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Read the FACS 2019 Annual Report

2019 was an exciting year for FACS.  We saw our advocacy efforts pay off with significant steps to decrease carbon emissions in Fairfax County, With specific upgrades such as LED street lights and county infrastructure such as the new Office of Environment and Energy Coordination. Our network of participating faith communities was more active than…

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March Newsletter

Dear Friend, This month we are excited to launch our Tree of Life program. It is a creative and organic way to visualize the progress that your faith community is making on climate solutions, and brings our many faith communities together to support each other and see our combined impact.  For each of the action steps in…

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February Newsletter

This Black History Month we invite you to reflect on the connection between racial justice and climate justice, and the activists that work tirelessly to fight for justice. Take a few moments to read up on “Four Environmental Justice Champions You Should Know” Then recall the tireless advocacy from those fighting the compressor station in…

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