June 2021

Montgomery County

July 2021 Montgomery County Updates

natalie, June 24, 2021

July 2021 Montgomery County Hub Updates Compass, a non-profit advisory group, has provided FACS’ Montgomery County hub (MC-FACS) with a management consultant to help plan our future governance. If your group would like similar help, check out www.compassprobono.org. Montgomery County has proposed a bill on Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS). This would require existing commercial… Read more »


July 2021 Arlington Updates

natalie, June 24, 2021

July 2021 Arlington Hub Updates The Arlington hub held its second meeting and has started to look at its organization and advocacy opportunities. We are engaging in the County’s Plan Lee Highway effort to encourage the Plan to incentivize net zero new buildings and energy efficiency retrofits, as well as incorporating sustainability and walkability. We’ll… Read more »

Fairfax County

FACS Stands Against Hate

natalie, June 20, 2021

FACS Stands Against Hate Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) condemns in the strongest terms a hate-filled flier distributed recently to households in the Springfield and Sully districts attacking Fairfax County School Board members Stella Pekarsky and Laura Jane Cohen. Attributed to the “Loyal White Knights” of the Ku Klux Klan, the flier contains racist,… Read more »