WIN Annual Reports April 2019 Midyear Report - Page 5

2 0 1 9 M I D YE AR RE P O RT WIN about Washington Interfaith Network (WIN), founded in 1996, is a broad- based, multi-racial, multi-faith, strictly non-partisan, District-wide citizens’ power organization, rooted in local congregations and associations. WIN is committed to training and developing neighborhood leaders, to addressing community issues, and to holding elected and corporate officials accountable in Washington, DC. WIN’s 38 dues-paying members represent 25,000 families in every section of the District and reflect its theological, racial, geographic, and economic diversity. WIN has successfully organized around after-school programs, neighborhood safety, homelessness, affordable housing, family-sustaining jobs, transit, immigrants' rights, and more for over 20 years! METRO IAF MEMBERSHIP Did you know that WIN is part of the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF)? IAF is the nation's first and largest network of multi-faith grassroots community organizations. IAF member organizations boast over seven decades of winning tough political battles across the nation. Metro IAF has local affiliates in Northern VA, Montgomery County, Howard County, Baltimore, Anne Arundel County, as well as in other cities on the East Coast and in the Midwest. Our affiliate BUILD pushed politicians in Baltimore to pass the first living wage law in the country. In Massachusetts, GBIO mobilized a grassroots army for the creation of universal health care. Both efforts became national models for just social policies. Learn more at Metro- 4