Our Accomplishments

  • Presenting a consistent voice and presence in opposition to war, militarization, and nuclear proliferation.
  • Providing peacekeeper training for glbt marches and events, from Spokane’s first Pride celebrations in the early 1990’s to the present, in addition to other support for the glbt community.
  • Helping to win passage of a Spokane ordinance for police accountability, mandating independent investigations and public reports on police conduct, in 2010.
  • Leading our region’s opposition to US military action in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001.
  • Hosting a dialogue between Muslim and Jewish clergy in the early 2000’s.
  • Helping to win passage of and successfully defending Spokane’s human rights ordinance in 1999.
  • Supporting a successful union organizing campaign at Château Ste. Michelle, including holding an educational forum on farm worker rights keynoting Dolores Huerta, in the early 1990’s.
  • Anchoring statewide organizing for vigils and services for state executions.
  • Advocating and educating around “free trade” and globalization issues, since the early 1990’s.
  • Sponsoring an annual peace essay contest for over a decade.
  • Organizing the Pacific Northwest’s only counter-Quincentennial event representing every regional Indian nation, in 1994.
  • Establishing Spokane’s first fair trade store, in the early 1990’s.
  • Ending the Spokane school district’s policy of excluding students from extra-curricular activities if they request not to have their information released to military recruiters, in the mid-1980’s.
  • Leading the largest anti-racism march in the Inland Northwest, in the mid-1980’s.
  • Supporting the passage of a state initiative to ban the transportation of out-of-state nuclear waste into Washington, in 1980.
  • Supporting political prisoners from Native American communities in association with the American Indian Movement, in the mid-1970’s.
  • Offering workshops and study groups on nonviolence, from 1976 to the present.
  • Preventing funding for the B-1 bomber, in 1975.