Category: Latest News

Kathleen Belew at EWU: April 19-22

PJALS Director Liz Moore will be on Wednesday’s panel on Challenging Racism & White Supremacy in the Community! Kathleen Belew is the author of Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America as well as a historian and educator. Her events at EWU this week are open to the public! Click the […]

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Environmental Justice: Centering the Voices of Earth and Territory Protectors

We are happy to be co-sponsors of this event, Thursday, April 22nd at 2:00 PM PST, from Witness for Peace Solidarity Collective! “Join us on Earth Day to listen to voices of protectors of the earth, water, and the seeds. In collaboration with our Colombian partner, Congreso de Los Pueblos (The People’s Congress), our event centers voices […]

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PJALS Open Mic: Resilience, Resistance, Renewal!

Join us for our first open mic poetry night on April 14, 7-8:30pm. The evening’s theme will revolve around resilience, resistance, and/or renewal. 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. […]

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Art Contest From Our Friends at FLLC!

Our friends at Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience of Eastern Washington and North Idaho announce an art contest for young people in the community. From FLLC: “FLLC are trying to make a visible response to hate in this community and engage our youth in a creative endeavor to support the targets of hate crimes. […]

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Smart Justice Spokane alert

Right now, County Prosecutor Larry Haskell, Commissioner Al French, and a few other politicians are proposing to dissolve the 23-member Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council (SRLJC) and to replace it with a smaller Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee of 13 positions, currently all held by white men. This eliminates four community member seats as well […]

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PJALS 2021-2022 Member Priority Survey

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PJALS Action Hour

PJALS Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) – Spokane committee is hosting an Action Hour on Thurs. Feb 25th at 5:30pm.  While we are apart we continue to take action together. Join with like-minded folks to amplify our voices and help get some of our state legislative priorities, including police and criminal system reforms.  PJALS staff will share a briefing […]

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Webinar Wednesdays

New Webinar Wednesday Series: GROW! You’re invited to the new workshop series, GROW: GrassRoots Organizing Workshops! Join PJALS Youth Organizers Sarah Hegde and Ivy Pete for intergenerational, interactive workshops on key skills YOU can use! Learn power-mapping, recruitment, public speaking, campaign planning, self-care, and more! All ages and experience levels welcome. Those who attend four […]

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