The Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane’s Inland Northwest Death Penalty Group (INDPAG) presents Safe & Just Alternatives to the Death Penalty: panel discussion on Monday, March 5th 6:30 pm at Liberty Park United Methodist Church, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane. This event is part of Amnesty International West’s week of action in Washington State. […]
PJALS is seeking an Event Coordinator for our spring fundraising event. This is a contract position. Will you please help spread the word? We are looking to make a decision as soon as possible, so we’re asking to receive cover letters and resumes by Feb 29. Thank you! Full posting here (pdf).
URGENT ACTION NEEDED! Sign the petition here for a full Senate vote! A Washington State Senate committee passed SJM 8014, calling upon Congress to stop the Afghanistan war, bring the troops home to their families, cut the military budget, and shift spending to job creation, education, healthcare, environmental protections, and lifeline programs for struggling families! […]
Register before February 11 and join us at Early Bird Rates! Here’s what attendees had to say about last year’s conference: “I met amazing people and the mingle times were so productive and interesting. The energy at this conference and the reception was amazing. Wow! It is hard to feel hopeless about America’s current state […]
By Rusty Nelson Here in our golden years, in our pastoral, rustic homestead, Nancy and I watch quite a few movies. It’s sometimes a good way to escape reality and, sometimes a way to confront and examine reality, depending upon perspectives. As movie-watchers, we found ourselves viewing the whoop-de-do around the presentation of the Golden Globe Awards, […]
By Shar Lichty The death penalty is the issue that stirs up the most emotional responses for me. It is also the issue I have actively worked on the longest. So I am very excited about current statewide efforts to abolish the death penalty in Washington State. This year brings a new and robust campaign […]
By Regina Steele Nearly one billion people suffer needlessly without access to safe water. Unfortunately, one out of every five deaths under the age of five worldwide is due to a water-related disease, according to The Water Project. In response to this crisis, the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane recently held a Bowling […]