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 2021-2022

The Young Activist Leaders Program (YALP) is beginning on Wednesday, December 1st. If you are, or know a young person interested in...
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PJALS Winter Party

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us for the PJALS Winter Party on Wednesday December 8 via zoom!...
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PJALS Winter Party

Welcome Jac Archer, PJALS Organizer!

I am just delighted to announce that Jac Archer has joined our staff team as PJALS Organizer! Jac (they/them/theirs) is...
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Welcome Jac Archer, PJALS Organizer!

Young Activist Leaders Program (YALP) Update

Fueled by the immense success of the GrassRoots Organizing Workshops earlier this year, Sarah and Ivy are preparing for yet...
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Congratulations Ivy – ACLU of Washington Youth Activist Award winner!

The ACLU of Washington honored Ivy Pete with the 2021 Youth Activist Award at its Annual Celebration event in October....
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Congratulations Ivy – ACLU of Washington Youth Activist Award winner!

Demanding Community-Led Public Safety

by Jac Archer, PJALS Organizer In May this year, Governor Inslee signed eleven police accountability bills into law. Instead of...
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Demanding Community-Led Public Safety

You spoke up for fair districting!

The Spokane County Redistricting Committee agreed on a final map that more closely adheres to the proposal outlined from the...
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You spoke up for fair districting!

Reflecting on PJALS 2021 Action Conference – No Turning Back: Radical Progress And Collective Liberation

by Shar Lichty, PJALS Development Director This September we held our 12th Annual Action Conference virtually for the first time...
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Reflecting on PJALS 2021 Action Conference – No Turning Back: Radical Progress And Collective Liberation

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Committee Update

Our Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) committee has been busy this past year with continuing our anti-racist education through...
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Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Committee Update

Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) Committee Update

Our Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) continues to meet via zoom on the first Thursday of each month. This...
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Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) Committee Update