Our deep appreciation to all the guests who came to our “Everyday People Building Beyond the Moment” Benefit Luncheon last week, to the table hosts who invited such marvelous people, to the sponsors who made the event possible, to the volunteers who made it flow smoothly, and to our inspiring speakers! If you weren’t able […]
Buy an espresso drink, an Affogato with ice cream and espresso, or a tasty baked treat, and 10% of all proceeds benefit PJALS! Thank you, Caffe Affogato! Mark your calendar for the first Thursday of every month for a tasty way to support PJALS and Caffe Affogato! Thursday, May 3rd, 7:00 am – 8:00 pm […]
Building a movement to overcome systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy. Everybody’s got a right to live. #PoorPeoplesCampaign Find our Spokane Regional Coalition on Facebook here Upcoming Events: wa poor people’s campaign action: somebody’s hurting our people monday May 14, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Event to Share Register here especially […]
By Liz Moore, PJALS Director On a cold and icy day in January, I joined our PJALS Steering Committee at a planning retreat to set priorities for 2018-2019. We discussed your responses to the member survey, the sober realities of the current political landscape locally and nationally, what makes PJALS unique and strong, and how […]
By Shar Lichty, PJALS Organizer This year’s short legislative session was a whirlwind with the new majority seeming to have an agenda of finally pushing through as many progressive bills that have been stalled in recent years as possible. A lot of legislation that will advance equity and justice in our state was passed this […]
By Rusty Nelson, former PJALS co-director In a community of people who care about what happens in Syria, D.C., Olympia, and around the corner, one can be overwhelmed by calls to action. Choosing a struggle for personal engagement would be almost impossible except that the most compelling struggles often have a way of choosing us. […]
By Caty Youso, PJALS Intern As a PJALS intern for the last 6 months, I have learned so much about what the organization stands for. I am glad to be here because what I have stood for most of my life very much aligns with PJALS’ mission and values.