By Liz Moore, PJALS Director On a cold and icy day in January, I joined our PJALS Steering Committee at a planning retreat to set priorities for 2018-2019. We discussed your responses to the member survey, the sober realities of the current political landscape locally and nationally, what makes PJALS unique and strong, and how […]
By Shar Lichty, PJALS Organizer This year’s short legislative session was a whirlwind with the new majority seeming to have an agenda of finally pushing through as many progressive bills that have been stalled in recent years as possible. A lot of legislation that will advance equity and justice in our state was passed this […]
By Rusty Nelson, former PJALS co-director In a community of people who care about what happens in Syria, D.C., Olympia, and around the corner, one can be overwhelmed by calls to action. Choosing a struggle for personal engagement would be almost impossible except that the most compelling struggles often have a way of choosing us. […]
Everyday People: Building Beyond the Moment – PJALS Benefit Luncheon Wednesday, May 2nd 11:30am – 1pm Spokane Valley Event Center, 10514 E. Sprague Ave (just minutes from Downtown with ample free parking) You are invited to attend our 2018 Spring PJALS Luncheon – Everyday People: Building Beyond the Moment. There’s no cost to attend – […]
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Showing Up for Racial Justice First and Third Tuesdays of each month at 5:30 pm in the Community Building 35 W. Main. We’re supporting and challenging each other and ourselves to live our values by speaking out and taking action for racial justice, internally and externally. Peace & Justice Action Committee First and Third […]
Don’t miss award-winning racial justice author Paul Kivel in Spokane! Friday, March 16th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W. Ft. George Wright Dr Join educator, activist, and author Paul Kivel for next-level conversation on race, class, and gender. President Trump openly called for segregation and deportation based on race and religion as […]
Our Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference continues to be my favorite event each year. Each year it gets a little bit better. This year was exceptionally moving for me. Nearly 200 of you joined us on a snowy Saturday to build relationships, increase our analysis, and take action together as we Build Beyond the […]