Fairfax County

Fairfax County

October 2021 Fairfax County Advocacy Updates

natalie, September 24, 2021

October 2021 Fairfax County Advocacy Updates FACS Scores a Victory in Campaign to Encourage Fairfax County to Enact a 5 Cent Tax on Plastic Bags After a campaign by FACS activists, allied groups, and community members, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted 9-0 on September 14 to become the first county in Virginia… Read more »

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Fairfax County Must Move on Climate Action

natalie, September 14, 2021

Fairfax County Government Must Move Quickly on Climate Action The clock is ticking to meet the 2030 50% Greenhouse Gas reduction goal in the Community-wide Climate and Energy Action Plan. The Plan includes three benchmark goals: By 2030, Fairfax County will reduce GHG emissions by 50% from a 2005 base year. By 2040, Fairfax County… Read more »

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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 »

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Fairfax News, February 2021

natalie, January 29, 2021

Fairfax News, February 2021​ Here’s your source of February news for the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions’ (FACS) Fairfax Hub. FACS NEWS Back in January, we said “Happy New Year!” and hit the ground running. In addition to launching a social media toolkit to highlight four of our top #FairfaxToZero advocacy priorities, we sent two… Read more »