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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 of PJALS are invaluable. This organization would not be what it is without your support. Want us to be more effective? Want a say in the decision making process? Join our Steering Committee. The current […]

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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 event I’ve attended in person since the onset of COVID-19. I’ve held back from attending in person events because of my fear of contracting the virus and passing it on to my parents and grandmother. […]

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Defund the Police – resources

In recognition of some confusion around what “defund the police” is calling for, we wanted to provide some resources for you. As an organization committed to supporting the leadership of those most impacted by the issues we work on, we want are following the leadership of the Movement for Black Lives (nationally) and Spokane Community […]

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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 Equity” at their meeting TONIGHT, Wednesday, June 10. This is the result of years of work by community leaders, parents and students. School board members need to hear from community members like you in support […]

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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 Woodward released a draft police contract that would reduce independent oversight of the police. You read that correctly — instead of a bold policy to respond to protestor demands to end police violence and invest […]

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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 communities to be vibrant. But, our country’s legacy of white supremacy culture and 400 years of state-sanctioned white violence against Black, brown, and Indigenous people continues to mean that the people entrusted to serve and […]

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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 Spokane County with justice, safety, and liberty for all. When you sign your name, we’ll send your email with the message below to County Commissioner Kuney, County Commissioner French, County Commissioner Kerns,  County Commissioner Kuney, […]

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