BY SEAN CHABOT AND MAJID SHARIFI A new consensus has emerged about how to promote freedom and democracy in the Middle East. Instead of supporting authori-tarian regimes, experts across the political spectrum now agree that nonviolent resistance by people in the region is the ideal method for achieving liberation. But what purpose does such nonviolent […]
By Regina Steele, Intern emma’s revolution came to the Spokane region once more on April 21st. Pat Humphries and Sandy O performed at the Unitarian Universalist Church in a bene-fit concert for the MAIA Project to provide Palestinian children with clean, safe drink-ing water. Because of this and other events along with the many generous […]
Monday March 5th, PJALS’ Inland Northwest Death Penalty Abolition Group (INDPAG) hosted a panel/Q&A discussion at Liberty Park United Methodist Church that addressed many reasons why Washington needs to abolish the death penalty. The panel was moderated by Sara Schmidt from Amnesty International and included five local panelists: Nancy Nelson, longtime abolitionist and member of […]
Bethany, the EWU Pride Center and community partners will host an exhibit of the Shower of Stoles from April 28 – May 4, 2012. The Shower of Stoles is a collection of liturgical items, each representing the life of a GLBTQ person in the church. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
8pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 Ft. George Wright Dr Dancing on the edge of folk and pop there’s a revolution: emma’s revolution. “Bold, profound, moving, hilarious and transformative.” The sound of passion in “deftly-turned phrases,” songs imbued with hope, warmth and the “power and drive” to turn tears into laughter, cynicism into action. […]
Washington United Town Hall and Canvass: Building the Marriage Majority Saturday, March 10th at 10 a.m. Spokane Falls Community College Building 24, Room 110 3410 W Fort Wright Drive Spokane, WA 99224 Last month, Governor Gregoire signed marriage equality into law here in Washington State. The same day, our opponents filed a referendum to repeal […]
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).