At last evening's Largo/Mid-Pinellas Democratic Club meeting, member Rodney Snedeker presented the founding, goals and current agenda of the Local FAST activities.
FAST was founded in 2004 and is organizing religious congregations to do justice.
Mother organization is The DART Center. It was incorporated in 1982. It offers intensive training for community organizers and oversees its congregation-based groups.
FAST involves 40 congregations-Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim
Its concerns this year are Jobs, Education, Drugs and Crime.
Three upcoming meetings may be of interest to you to attend:
Rally, February 27, 2012 at 6:45 p.m., Greater Mt. Zion AME Church; 10th Ave S and 16th Street S., St. Petersburg
March 19, 2012 at 6:45 p.m., Indian Rocks Baptist Church, Walsingham Rd. Largo
May, 2012 (date & location to be announced) Celebration of Accomplishments
For more information, please contact Lauren Bennett, Staff Person for Pinellas County, at 425-286-7554