FACE Accountability Assembly News Coverage

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Accountability Assembly
June 26, 2010 @ First United Methodist, Honolulu, HI
FACE leaders gathered to present the community issues of Education, Affordable Housing, and Jobs + Economic Development, to the candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Mayor. The candidates vowed to work with FACE on these issues and promised, if elected, to come to FACE’s January 2011 Equity Summit

Island Connections – FACE: Faith and Politics

Host: Ibrahim Aoude – Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa

– Gerry Madison – Chair, Jobs Committee, Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE)
– Godfrey Maeshiro – Vice-President, Local 5 and Labor Committee, FACE
– Michelle Takemoto – Jobs Committee, FACE

The relationship between faith and social activism for justice and equality is highlighted. FACE and its activism in the community, including community organizing, is highlighted. The importance of activism on all levels to effect social change comes into sharp focus.