Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane’s (PJALS) mission is to engage everyday people to build a just and nonviolent world. PJALS members like you have been at the forefront of peace, economic justice, and human rights issues that affect our local communities, the Inland Northwest, the country, and the world — since our […]
By Liz Moore, PJALS Director Since 45 won the electoral college, SHOCK has been a daily re-occurrence! Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein has a diagnosis and a prescription, and it’s so useful I want to share it with you here. After a shocking event – a war, coup, terrorist attack, market crash or natural disaster, […]
Now more than ever we need a world without nuclear weapons.” -U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Twitter OSLO, Norway – The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a forceful show of support for a grassroots effort that seeks to pressure the world’s nuclear powers to give up the […]
How many times have you used the word “Victory” in 2017, and what could you have possibly meant? Military victory is as oxymoronic as military intelligence in the 21st Century, and I’ve ranted before about the inability of any side, state, or freelancer to win a war since 1945. Other uses seem difficult to justify […]
Our families and neighbors need a Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance for Spokane! Mass incarceration is hurting our families and community! Without Fair Chance Hiring in Spokane, no matter how qualified our returning community members may be, their job applications are often thrown out at first glance due to their conviction record. We can win with […]
Snapshots from our Young Activist Leaders Program posters made by new YALPistas at our 2017-2018 orientation; 2016-17 graduation; 2017 spring retreat.
Instead of tabling at the Festival of Fair Trade this year, PJALS is partnering with our friends at peace and justice publisher Syracuse Cultural Workers to offer you great products and raise funds to support our work. This allows you to choose the perfect shirt, bumper sticker, button, or book to fit your holiday shopping […]