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. 


PJALS 2020 Virtual Benefit: Believing In the Yet To Be!

Wednesday, September 16th 12:00 PM-12:45 PM - via zoom (Register at link below and you will receive login information one...
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News about PJALS staff

Thank you Farand! Congratulations Shar! I am writing to share the news that our marvelous colleague and friend Farand will...
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“a chance to learn, grow, and challenge myself”

Internship Reflection by Gian Mitchell One of the greatest things I learned during this internship is what a wonderful organization...
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Welcome to PJALS: new member orientation!

Welcome new members!  We are so excited to have you as a member.  The Peace and Justice Action League of...
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Welcome to PJALS: new member orientation!

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!