Saturday, June 17, 2017 1:00pm-5:00pm Asbury United Methodist Church 205 S. Main St. Harrisonburg Room 208 This workshop is FREE! Questions that will be addressed in the workshop: How can a white anti-racist ally speak to racism skeptics in a way that is effective and not off-putting? What are some […]

WHITE ALLY 4.0: A skills-based workshop to gain effective tools ...



The first of three conversations on the book Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving will be at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 725 S. High Street, Harrisonburg.  The discussions will be on:   Monday, June 12 to discuss parts 1-3 of the book; Monday, […]

Waking Up White Discussion


Check out this new video produced by our friends at WVPT about Faith in Action, featuring local resident, and refugee from Iraq, Tarah Skarine.

New Faith in Action Video


Celebration 2017
Join us this Sunday, May 7, at 3:00pm at Asbury United Methodist Church for Faith in Action’s 2017 Celebration! We will take stock and give thanks for the many real achievements we’ve made together during our first issue campaign, to stand with our neighbors who are immigrants and refugees.  After […]

Celebration 2017



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Meet Denait Gebretsadik, your neighbor from Eritrea. When she was eleven years old, her family fled their home country into Ethiopia, seeking safety. In 2007, when her family left, Eritrea and neighboring Ethiopia were involved in intense border disputes. She remembers sneaking into Ethiopia at 3 a.m. with her mother […]

Meet Denait Gebretsadik


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Meet Nasser Al Saadun, your neighbor from Basra, Iraq. In 2008, he resettled in Harrisonburg with his family after seeking refugee status in Lebanon. They fled their war-torn city in search of safety and peace to raise their children.   “In 2004, the militia kidnapped my father, thinking it was […]

Meet Nasser Al Saadun


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Meet Hager Ahmed, your neighbor from Sudan. In 2001, she came with her family to the United States from a refugee camp in Lebanon after fleeing Sudan in search of peace and safety.   Her family stayed in Lebanon while they awaited official UN refugee status. “It was a long […]

Meet Hager Ahmed



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Meet Nelly Moreno Shenk, the programs manager at Skyline Literacy, a program that dedicates itself to teaching the most basic literacy skills to those who need it in the Rockingham County area. “My skill is organizing people,” said Shenk. “In any space I’m in, I organize people, mediate and write […]

Meet Nelly Moreno Shenk