As has become the norm, the weeks since the publication of our December newsletter have been full to the brim with breaking news and accounts of personal struggle and heartbreak too numerous to begin to address here. Today though, two … Read the rest
About Josie Faass
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Josie Faass contributed a whooping 29 entries.
Entries by Josie Faass
As we collectively stare down the holidays, the reality that our celebrations won’t look or feel the same as in other years is inescapable. The range of differences varies, of course. For my family, it’s planning our winter holidays without … Read the rest
In the last weeks, our attention has (rightly) been focused at the national level, and in a time when the word “unprecedented” has been used so often it barely registers, it was hardly surprising that the 2020 Presidential election was … Read the rest
Property taxes are ubiquitous around the world, and in the United States, they’re a tax most people love to hate. Unlike sales and income taxes, which are baked into every purchase and paycheck, property taxes are added onto mortgage bills … Read the rest
From RSF Executive Director Josie Faass
It feels like every time I sit down to write one of these monthly updates, our world has taken any number of strange, disconcerting turns. This month is no different. But rather than get … Read the rest
As I sit down to write this, the sun is just starting to rise and I can hear birds singing outside my windows. My dog comes into the room and sighs before lying down in her favorite spot on the … Read the rest
As I start writing this, it’s 6:06 a.m. I’ve been at my computer since 4:37am, buzzing between emails and updating our website, filling in my calendar with Zoom meetings and rearranging the sticky notes that line my computer monitor as … Read the rest
Our Executive Director Jodie Faass addresses the inequity of the impact of COVID-19 on our communities – both physically and financially – and how together, we can implement policies that benefit us ALL.