Donald Trump ordered the assassination of a top commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps, Major General Qassim Suleimani. Make no mistake, this is an illegal and unconstitutional act of war, with no consultation or authorization from Congress. This is a profoundly dangerous escalation that will embolden hardliners and could lead to war with Iran. Remember, […]
Members of our Peace and Justice Action League community have shown their dedication and commitment to Rising Up Strong: A Culture of Love and Belonging, our 2019 theme! Click here to see the video slideshow Action Report we shared at our Winter Party on December 11, 2019.
Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane’s (PJALS) mission is to engage everyday people to build a just and nonviolent world. Our priorities, power, and budget come from members like you! Will you tell us your priorities and a little about yourself? We’ll use your responses to create our strategic plan for 2020. Deadline: December […]
Can you believe it?! We’ve gone through another year with an administration who has spread hatred, anger, pain, trauma, frustration, and war around the world – and throughout our communities. We have heard it in the news, social media and through personal stories. It is more injustice and inhumanity than I have words to describe! […]
By Liz Moore, Director Members like you are making big work happen! The landscape of our Peace and Justice Action League community is big and varied! I feel so lucky that my position in leadership means I can see so much of it and to celebrate it all! What I see is bold, thoughtful, independent, […]
By Rusty Nelson Grace is primarily known to Americans through several manifestations. A little girl or older woman, mindful or not of her nominal description. A large, graceless company, finally called out for manufacturing wealth from the last gasps of workers and neighbors decimated by asbestos. A ritual mealtime moment, rote, heartfelt, or forgotten, reminding […]
Our Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Committee spent the summer doing community outreach at events and door to door canvasses with a focus on conversations about the proposed new jail and the racial disparities within the criminal justice system. We collected several No New Jail postcards to add to the ever growing stack that […]