Food brings people together, this is known all too well, though you need more than just food to nourish your head, heart, and hands. Just over a month ago, Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) hosted Head Heart & Hands: Moving Forward Together Luncheon and it was a remarkable success thanks to Spokane’s […]
PJALS Community Presentation: Militarism, Islamophobia, and the Trump-Bannon-Pence Vision Thursday June 29, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm Westminster United Church of Christ, 417 S. Washington, Spokane, Washington Share & invite your friends! What does Militarism look like under President Trump? How does it connect to white supremacy, xenophobia, corporate exploitation, torture, Christian supremacy, patriarchy and far-right power? […]
March for Racial Justice Saturday June 17, 1pm-2pm Liberty Park, in East Central Spokane Share to spread the word! The Spokane Minister’s Fellowship, Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR), and Spokane NAACP have organized a March for Racial Justice, being held in conjunction with Spokane’s annual Juneteenth celebration, to highlight the community’s displeasure with the verdict […]
Hearing on the Comprehensive Plan Update Monday, June 19 at 6 pm, in City Hall Council Chambers On Monday, the City of Spokane is updating a crucial guiding document. We have concerns.
I had the privilege of sitting down and interviewing former Washington State Senate majority leader, and our keynote speaker for our Head, Heart & Hands luncheon, Lisa Brown. You’ve been a champion of vulnerable populations for quite some time and in your past work in the legislature. How did you get started down the path […]
Peace and War, March 2017 Supporting the Troops, Part 22 If you were asked for a practical solution to end war, where would you begin? If you had a solution to one of the most troubling problems of 21st Century America, how would you bring it to the attention of an authority with the resources and connections […]
On Saturday, April 15th, I participated in the Reject Trump’s Budget: Tax Day March, Rally & Teach-In as a peacekeeper. This was my first experience as a peacekeeper at a PJALS event. I really enjoyed talking to many different marchers as we gathered together, but didn’t know what to expect throughout the event as we had […]
By Liz Moore For best results, read this in your head — or out loud! — in David Letterman style. 10. Trust Women. Trust Workers. Trust People of Color. Trust Trans Folks. Trust Black Women. Trust Immigrants. Trust Young People. Trust the 99%. 9. Invest in the Long-Term. Be conscious of how much […]