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AFACT, Anchorage, Alaska

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Address: PO Box 143294
Anchorage, Alaska  99514  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 150
Number of People Being Served: 500
EIN: 05-0591944
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Mission Statement


The mission of AFACT is to work from the faith principles and values of the members, apply those values to community issues, and take democratic action to impact existing social structures for the common good of all citizens, particularly the poor and disenfranchised.

Description


The organization -trains members of participating congregations in leadership and organizing skills through workshops, organizational meetings, one-to-one meetings, and statewide leadership training. -empowers congregation members to confront local issues which impact their lives and their neighbors and to gradually move to bring about changes in the structures and policies of the larger Anchorage area, thereby reducing inequities and injustice. -ensures that low and moderate income persons are included in decision making in the Municipality of Anchorage. -works for the common good of all the citizens by choosing issues which affect the common good of the members of participating congregations, always aware of the demands of justice, fairness, inclusivity, and other principles of faith and democracy.

The organization -trains members of participating congregations in leadership and organizing skills through workshops, organizational meetings, one-to-one meetings, and statewide leadership training. -empowers congregation members to confront local issues which impact their lives and their neighbors and to gradually move to bring about changes in the structures and policies of the larger Anchorage area, thereby reducing inequities and injustice. -ensures that low and moderate income persons are included in decision making in the Municipality of Anchorage. -works for the common good of all the citizens by choosing issues which affect the common good of the members of participating congregations, always aware of the demands of justice, fairness, inclusivity, and other principles of faith and democracy.

Mission Statement: The mission of AFACT is to work from the faith principles and values of the members, apply those values to community issues, and take democratic action to impact existing social structures for the common good of all citizens, particularly the poor and disenfranchised.

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