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We the people are powerful: PJALS Election Response Planning

Director’s Update from Liz Moore How are you doing? Many of us are looking with trepidation at the volatile period between now and Inauguration, as the pandemic rolls on.  Lots of people are feeling high levels of anxiety and fear in this election season, looking ahead to the possible results of an election which will […]

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Young Activists Leaders Program (YALP) Fall Session!

This year, we have changed the format slightly to something that’s more fitting for everyone. We will meet once a week, each week on a rotating basis between a workshop from the youth organizers, personal project support, a guest speaker, and local updates regarding City Council and the School Board for District 81. With this […]

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Webinar Wednesdays

We hope you’ll join us for our community events in virtual space!  This spring, we launched a series of interactive webinars to accomplish the goals of our cancelled Action Conference: deepening analysis, sharing tools, sharpening skills, improving strategies, and weaving stronger relationships. After taking the summer off from this programming, we have relaunched our Webinar […]

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Showing Up for Racial Justice committee update

Our SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) committee has continued to meet via zoom on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. Before COVID shook up our way of working, we had big plans to continue our doorbelling and outreach effort along with continuing our efforts to do direct support, financial and otherwise, to local […]

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Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) Update

Our Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) continues to meet via zoom on the first Thursday of each month. Our committee has joined with other folks to form the Spokane Advocacy Team which is part of the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s (FCNL) Advocacy Team Network. This network of 130 teams across the country is […]

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Believing in the Yet to Be!

by Shar Lichty, PJALS Development Coordinator Despite the challenging and uncertain times we are in, I am able to Believe in the Yet to Be because of the fantastic people who are a part of the PJALS community. I am continuously amazed by the steadfast commitment of everyday people to build a just and nonviolent […]

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Youth Organizer Reflection: Vehicle Procession for Black Lives

The Vehicle Procession for Black Lives was one of the most impactful events we’ve experienced as organizers with PJALS.  This was a rapid response event: planned and executed within the course of days. Spokane’s coalition of experienced and passionate activists took appropriate and meaningful steps in the planning stages of the procession and provided us […]

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PJALS 45th Anniversary!

I really miss sharing physical space with you and the rest of the PJALS Community. It has been wonderful to see so many of you in virtual space as our community has expanded, both in numbers and geographically, during this challenging time. If we were able to share space together today, I imagine we would […]

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