January newsletter

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The first VICPP newsletter of the new year is now available for download: VICPPP_Newsletter_2_1

Rev. Swadley recognized for community work

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By Wesley Wright A longtime pastor in the Williamsburg area was recognized for his work in the community. The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy gave Rev. Charles Swadley its Citizen of the Year award on Dec. 19. He was an associate minister the Willamsburg United Methodist Church from 1979 to 1983. He also led congregations in Richmond and Toano during …

Proposed Virginia Mosque Site Sparks Fierce Debate

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By John Walsh International Business Times Hundreds of Muslim worshippers in Northern Virginia say they hope 2017 is the year they can stop worshipping in rented hotel space, and start doing so at a proposed 22,400 square-foot mosque, the Washington Post reported Monday. But an ugly debate concerning the potential religious center has arisen among community members in Prince William …

End-of-year giving: As we close the year and begin anew …

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Even a cursory glance at legislation being proposed for the upcoming Virginia General Assembly session reveals some scary stuff … Scary is a word that has been bandied about a lot in recent weeks, as we end 2016 and begin a new year filled with much more of the usual amount of fear and anxiety. The General Assembly session starts in less than …

Registration reminder for Day for All People, Jan. 25

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The Day for All People is now less than a month away! The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy’s annual Day for All People will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the State Capitol, the General Assembly offices and Centenary United Methodist Church in Richmond. Participants can see the Commonwealth’s Senate and House of Delegates in action, hear from experts in important areas …

Tell Governor McAuliffe to stop Wage Theft!

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Please sign this online petition urging Governor McAuliffe and Secretary of Commerce Todd Haymore to crack down on wage theft by making the state’s Misclassification Taskforce function as it was designed. In 2014, the Governor created a Misclassification Taskforce by Executive Order to get the various government agencies sharing data about employers that misclassify workers and working together to crack …

Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy honors two individuals, two faith groups

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RICHMOND – On Thursday night, the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy paused to look back at the work done in the past year and to honor two individuals and two faith communities for many years of faithful service to the Commonwealth. Dr. William Hazel Jr. was selected Policy Leader of the Year; former interim director the Rev. Charles Swadley …

Program for 2016 Annual Meeting

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Affordable Care Act Replacement Checklist

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Day for All People flyer

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