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Wanted: PJALS Organizer!

The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane engages everyday people to build a just and nonviolent world. Our approach is community organizing and grassroots leadership development for peace, racial equity, economic justice, and human rights. We are an independent, multi-issue membership-based organization founded in Spokane County in 1975.  PJALS 2021-22 strategic priorities are: Our […]

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Support the Community Map for Fair, Equitable, Competitive Districts

Certain politicians are trying to draw district lines to divide us, so they can choose which voices to heed and which to silence. BUT we believe that voters must pick our leaders, our leaders can’t pick their voters. Now is the time to speak out for 5 fair, equitable, and competitive voting districts for Spokane […]

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Salish School of Spokane – Autumn Harvest Virtual Fundraiser

kʷu čx̌l̓sqilxʷm̓ miʔ kʷu čʔalw̓sčút.Gather With Us For TheSalish School of SpokaneAutumn Harvest Virtual FundraiserThursday, October 14th, 6:30-7:30 pm As part of our commitment to race equity, the Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) continues it’s work to support local non-profit organizations led by Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities through […]

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Meet our 2021 Action Conference Keynote Speaker, Ian Haney López!

Meet Ian Haney López the keynote speaker for our 12th Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference, No Turning Back: Radical Progress and Collective Liberation! Ian teaches and writes about race and law at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law. He currently focuses on the use of racism as a class weapon in […]

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The U.S. Must Not Forget Vulnerable Afghans

Over the past 20 years, the U.S. has attempted to use military force to defeat terrorism in Afghanistan. However, the events of the past several days have shown that war cannot create peace. Under orders initially given by former President Trump and carried out currently by President Biden, U.S. military forces have finally been withdrawing […]

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PJALS 2021 Action Conference – No Turning Back: Radical Progress and Collective Liberation

Join us for the 2021 PJALS Action Conference on September 16th & 18th, 2021. The two day event will kick-off with an Intergenerational Panel Thursday evening and continue on Saturday with virtual workshops on a variety of topics. Hear from local and national activist leaders including our keynote speaker, Ian Haney López, one of the […]

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Action Alert: Call for Police Accountability!

Our Peace and Justice Action League community is united for a world with more justice and less violence. Will you raise your voice for a safer community and police accountability today?  Two weeks ago, 11 much-needed and hard-won police reform and police accountability policies went into effect in Washington state. We’re thankful to Rep. Riccelli, […]

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3 Ways to Act for Peace

We all want to live a more peaceful and nonviolent world. Here are 3 actions for peace that you can take right now: 1. Acknowledge the Hiroshima & Nagasaki nuclear bombings Attend the Hiroshima & Nagasaki remembrance on Friday 8/6 from 5-6pm on the north side of the Spokane Opera House at 334 W. Spokane […]

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