Category: The Blogful of Salt

Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane is a beautiful landscape!

By Liz Moore, Director Members like you are making big work happen! The landscape of our Peace and Justice Action League community is big and varied! I feel so lucky that my position in leadership means I can see so much of it and to celebrate it all! What I see is bold, thoughtful, independent, […]

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Polarized By Grace

By Rusty Nelson Grace is primarily known to Americans through several manifestations. A little girl or older woman, mindful or not of her nominal description. A large, graceless company, finally called out for manufacturing wealth from the last gasps of workers and neighbors decimated by asbestos. A ritual mealtime moment, rote, heartfelt, or forgotten, reminding […]

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Showing Up for Racial Justice in our Community

Our Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Committee spent the summer doing community outreach at events and door to door canvasses with a focus on conversations about the proposed new jail and the racial disparities within the criminal justice system. We collected several No New Jail postcards to add to the ever growing stack that […]

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Join our Peace & Justice Action Committee!

Our Peace and Justice Action Committee is joining the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) network of over 100 Advocacy Teams across the country working together to build grassroots power and advance federal policy. This year’s focus has been on repealing the Authorization of Use of Military Force which our committee also worked on this […]

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Your PEACE of Mind Can Create JUSTICE for Years to Come

By Farand Gunnels, PJALS Development Coordinator                Estate planning is a powerful way to share what is most important to you and what you value. It’s also a way to impact those you care about most – family, friends, and community. It’s extremely important that all of us make plans for our estates, especially when […]

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PJALS Received a Game Changing Grant

By Farand Gunnels, PJALS Development Coordinator                This year, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) was honored and overwhelmed, to say the least, to receive a Satterberg Foundation Core Support Grant for $100,000 a year for 5 years, which will ensure the structure and internal capacity of our work together, for a just and […]

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Rising Up Strong: A Culture of Love and Belonging

Rising Up Strong: A Culture of Love and Belonging Remarks by PJALS Director Liz Moore at May 8 PJALS Luncheon In the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, we know that everyday people have the power to accomplish extraordinary things together! Peace and Justice Action League is an independent, grassroots, local, BOLD organization of […]

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A Little Imagination

A Little Imagination By Rusty Nelson a retired former co-director of PJALS and an active member of Veterans For Peace, Spokane Chapter Many of us remember learning about Columbine High School. The shooting was an unimaginable tragedy. Now it seems beyond imagination that, after 20 years, that senseless outburst of violence and lethal gunfire, instead […]

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