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 […]
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 LÃ³pez, one of the […]
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?Â Two weeks ago, 11 much-needed and hard-won police reform and police accountability policies went into effect in Washington state. Weâ€™re thankful to Rep. Riccelli, […]
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 […]
Your Voice is Needed for Community Districting: First Public Hearing on Monday July 19 Â No matter our color, background, or whether we live on a country road or in the City of Spokane, Cheney, Airway Heights, Spokane Valley, or Deer Park, most of us believe that voters pick our leaders, our leaders do not […]
Join us for our second open mic poetry night on Wednesday, July 14, 7-8:30pm. The evening’s theme is “Declarations of Heart”. Sign up here or use the form below, whether you want to perform or just listen to receive a Zoom link. You can share any topical poetry, yours or your favorite poet’s.
It’s almost time for our Annual Membership Meeting (virtual)! Annual Membership Meeting: Wed. June 9th, 7:00-8:00 PM Checking in each year is one of our ways of being accountable to each other. We hope that you’ll join us whether you’ve been part of PJALS all forty-plus years, or whether you just started following our work. […]
From Organizer Adrian Murillo, On SURJ and White Nationalism: It is tempting to think that now that Trump is no longer president, we can all breathe a sigh of relief and get back to â€œnormal.â€ This would be a mistake. It is better to understand white nationalism as the political/social equivalent of COVID, a pandemic […]