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Keynote Address

June 11, 2018

FACS would like to thank Grandmother Teresa and Juanita Cabrera Lopez for the keynote address at the FACS Sustainability Awards and Showcase. Their message calls people for people of faith to take action to help those around the world!  To view the keynote address click here!  Their organization International Mayan League/USA is collecting relief funds for those…

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Press Release

May 31, 2018

FACS Press Release Please click the link for the FACS 2018 Sustainability Champion Awards Press Release. Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) represents over 70 congregations in the Northern Virginia area. FACS advocates for climate policies in Northern Virginia and in the Commonwealth.   Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions P.O. Box 2012, Reston, VA 20195 …

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2018 Sustainability Champion Awards and Showcase

May 21, 2018

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) is proud to announce our 2018 Sustainability Champion Awards and Showcase on June 10 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.  The event will begin at 3:00 p.m. with a Showcase “Expo” featuring local organizations’ sustainability initiatives. To reserve a table, please email info@faithforclimate.org.  At 3:30 p.m. we will hear from our keynote…

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Speak Out Against Pipelines

May 6, 2018

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions and Interfaith Power & Light are joining together to invite all of Virginia’s faith communities to post a banner like this one on a tree on their grounds this weekend.     Right now here in Virginia we have an opportunity to stand with multiple communities being impacted by the…

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FACS 2018 Call for Nominations to Board of Directors

April 30, 2018

The Nominating Committee of the board of directors of Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions is accepting applications to serve on its volunteer board of directors. There are up to six Board of Director positions open for election. We hope to receive nominations that demonstrate a diverse, talented and dedicated pool of candidates to draw from…

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Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions 2018 Sustainability Champions Awards

April 30, 2018

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) Sustainability Champions Awards celebrate and recognize the contributions of individuals, congregations, businesses and local elected officials/public sector employees in Northern Virginia. These individuals and organizations work tirelessly toward improving the environment; contributing to a healthy, livable climate, in our community! Nominations will be accepted in these four categories: individual,…

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Fairfax County 2019 Public Budget Hearing Testimonies- April 10, 2018

April 12, 2018

On Tuesday April 10, 2018 members from Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions spoke at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ Public Hearings for the 2019 County Budget.  FACS Board of Directors members Eric Goplerud, David Kepley, Rev, Dr. Jean Wright, and Scott Peterson addressed legislators urging them to fund a comprehensive climate action plan within…

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April Newsletter

April 10, 2018

We are very pleased to introduce you to Jackie Verrecchia, FACS’ new Membership Engagement Manager. Jackie’s role is to work closely with FACS’ Community Council as well as expand FACS’ reach to faith communities across the county, particularly focusing on outreach to under-served communities. We hope to have Jackie meet as many of you as…

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Earth Day Events & Resources!

April 2, 2018

Earth Day falls on Sunday, April 22nd but events are occurring all April. FACS partnered with Interfaith Power and Light to compile a list of events happening across the Metro Region. We encourage you to celebrate earth day by attending one of these interfaith events! Many of the events in Northern Virginia are being hosted by FACS congregations. View…

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March Newsletter

March 20, 2018

March is roaring in with another bomb cyclone for the East Coast. There are many questions to be be resolved when it comes to understanding how climate change will impact our winters, but expecting the unexpected may become the new normal. Many of us are fortunate to withstand these storms without too much disruption to…

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