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.
By Megan Juneau, PJALS Intern Over the last six months as an intern, I have had many eye-opening, humbling experiences. I have had the pleasure of working with Greater Spokane Progress, Smart Justice Spokane, the NAACP, Spokane’s city council members, the Inland Northwest Death Penalty Abolition Group, the Young Activist Leaders Program, the Spokane Police […]
COEUR d’ALENE — An emphatic Liz Moore slammed her fist into the table as she discussed the results of an exercise she conducted during a yearly retreat on identity, oppression and privilege. “I always say, ‘If you in your workplace or your school have been treated like a sexual object, please move back.’ And every […]
Everyday People: Building Beyond the Moment – PJALS Benefit Luncheon Wednesday, May 2nd 11:30am – 1pm Spokane Valley Event Center, 10514 E. Sprague Ave (just minutes from Downtown with ample free parking) You are invited to attend our 2018 Spring PJALS Luncheon – Everyday People: Building Beyond the Moment. There’s no cost to attend – […]
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Showing Up for Racial Justice First and Third Tuesdays of each month at 5:30 pm in the Community Building 35 W. Main. We’re supporting and challenging each other and ourselves to live our values by speaking out and taking action for racial justice, internally and externally. Peace & Justice Action Committee First and Third […]
Don’t miss award-winning racial justice author Paul Kivel in Spokane! Friday, March 16th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W. Ft. George Wright Dr Join educator, activist, and author Paul Kivel for next-level conversation on race, class, and gender. President Trump openly called for segregation and deportation based on race and religion as […]