About

Welcome to the Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS)!

The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane engages everyday people to build a just and nonviolent world through community organizing and leadership development for human rights, economic justice, and peace. Join us!

Use these links to learn about our mission, history, our practice of nonviolence, and our accomplishments; read our Values and Commitment as well as Community Agreements; and get in touch with us.

Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) is a 501(c)(3) organization. By law, none of its staff time or resources can be used to support or oppose any candidate running for public office or for any partisan political purpose. Click here to view a pdf of our Election Season Policy. 


Young Activist Leaders Program Summer Session Sign Up!

YALP Summer Session July 21-August 18th!  Aspiring young activists in the Spokane area--12 to 25--are invited to join us for...
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Join our Steering Committee!

The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) Steering Committee is seeking applicants to fill positions. You, the members...
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Join our Steering Committee!

SCAR’s Platform for Change was just the beginning.

By Gian Mitchell, PJALS Intern and Young Activist Leader Besides PJALS’s “Vehicle Procession for Black Lives,” this was the first...
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SCAR’s Platform for Change was just the beginning.

Defund the Police – resources

In recognition of some confusion around what "defund the police" is calling for, we wanted to provide some resources for...
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Defund the Police – resources

Support the Racial Equity resolution from Spokane Public School board

The Spokane School Board will be voting on a "Public School Resolution Supporting the SPS Student Community Related to Racial...
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Mayor Woodward proposes to reduce police oversight!

It’s shocking and backwards! In the wake of nationwide unrest due to the murder of George Floyd, Spokane’s Mayor Nadine...
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Mayor Woodward proposes to reduce police oversight!

End State Violence against Black People NOW

No matter what we look like or where we live, we all want our families to be whole and our...
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End State Violence against Black People NOW

Vehicle Procession for Black Lives

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ADD YOUR NAME: Re-open Spokane County with justice, safety, and liberty for all

Will you add your voice to the call from the Smart Justice Spokane coalition? Urge local elected officials to re-open...
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ADD YOUR NAME: Re-open Spokane County with justice, safety, and liberty for all

7 ways you can demand justice for George Floyd

George Floyd was a Black man who was murdered in front of a crowd in broad daylight in Minneapolis on...
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