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Populist Militarism and Trump’s War Agenda

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Populist Militarism and Trump’s War Agenda Thursday, Sept 7, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Militarism is an ideology–or, more accurately, a set of interconnected ideologies–that drives and sustains war. This workshop will focus on militarism and particularly the populist militarism of Donald Trump and his populist-nationalist base. This new militarism […]

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10 reasons we MUST be talking to voters about Prop 1

PROPOSITION 1 ENCOURAGES DISCRIMINATION THAT HURTS US ALL Everyone should be treated equally and with respect. Proposition 1 wipes away city laws that prevent biased policing and racial profiling that is counterproductive to effective law enforcement, and it doesn’t just stop with the police. It would allow all city employees, including those working at parks, […]

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Peacekeeping & De-escalation Skills Training: Nonviolence in Action

Peacekeeping & De-escalation Skills Training: Nonviolence in Action Wednesday, August 23 5:30 pm – 8 pm Community Building, 35 W. Main Light refreshments at 5:30 Training begins at 6:00 pm and will finish at 8:00 pm. No cost. Donations gladly accepted! This workshop is designed for new and experienced activists, organizers, and folks thinking of […]

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PJALS Voter Canvass – No on Prop. 1

PJALS Voter Canvass-No on Prop. 1 Saturday, August 26 9:30 am – 2 pm Community Building, 35 W. Main RSVP here Talking with voters face-to-face is the MOST important way we will defeat Prop 1, the anti-immigrant profiling initiative on our Spokane City ballot this November. Bring a friend, gather with other volunteers for a […]

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PJALS Federal Budget Action: presenting the People’s Budget

PJALS Federal Budget Action: presenting the People’s Budget 10 N. Post St. Spokane 4 pm – 5:15 pm PJALS’ Peace & Justice Action Committee presents the next event in their series of budget actions with a rally in front of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ and Senator Murray’s offices before they return to DC. Congress needs […]

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Help Send Young Activists to AMP Next Weekend!

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Help send young PJALS leaders to “Building Communities of Hope – Activists Mobilizing for Power” training conference in Portland, OR, Aug 11-13! AMP is a unique three-day training and networking conference for community-based leaders, staff, and volunteers of groups organizing for justice. Read about the small group heading to Portland to build skill, make connections, […]

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Peace Memorial for Nagasaki & Hiroshima

  Gather behind the Convention Center near the Spokane River to join Peace & Justice Action League members to commemorate the 225,000+ lives ended in Nagasaki and Hiroshima by the US’s atomic bombs on civilian cities in 1945. President Donald Trump has proposed to boost federal spending on new nuclear weapons by more than $1 […]

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Ban the Box Family BBQ & Community Meeting

All welcome – invite your friends! Friday Aug 4, 6p-8p, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 3909 W Rowan Ave, Spokane, Washington 99205 Our families and neighbors need “Ban the Box,” our Fair Hiring Ordinance for Spokane! Let’s come together and talk about what’s real: Mass incarceration is hurting our families and community! Without a Fair Hiring […]

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