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Help set our priorities!

Our priorities, power, and budget come from members like you! Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane’s (PJALS) mission is to engage everyday people to build a just and nonviolent world. PJALS members like you have been at the forefront of peace, economic justice, and human rights issues that affect our local communities, the Inland […]

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Spokane WA bans the box – passes Fair Chance Hiring

After three years of tenacious organizing with I Did The Time, NAACP, Greater Spokane Progress, and our other partners in the Smart Justice Spokane coalition – we won a very important victory! Last night, Spokane’s City Council “banned the box” and passed Fair Chance Hiring! Now, private employers within city limits will remove the criminal […]

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Klein’s Strategy, Barber’s Campaign

By Liz Moore, PJALS Director   Since 45 won the electoral college, SHOCK has been a daily re-occurrence! Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein has a diagnosis and a prescription, and it’s so useful I want to share it with you here. After a shocking event – a war, coup, terrorist attack, market crash or natural disaster, […]

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Rusty Nelson on Peace and War: “Victory”

How many times have you used the word “Victory” in 2017, and what could you have possibly meant?  Military victory is as oxymoronic as military intelligence in the 21st Century, and I’ve ranted before about the inability of any side, state, or freelancer to win a war since 1945. Other uses seem difficult to justify […]

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Now’s the Time for Fair Hiring!

Our families and neighbors need a Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance for Spokane! Mass incarceration is hurting our families and community! Without Fair Chance Hiring in Spokane, no matter how qualified our returning community members may be, their job applications are often thrown out at first glance due to their conviction record. We can win with […]

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Fair Trade Holiday Shopping to Benefit PJALS!

Instead of tabling at the Festival of Fair Trade this year, PJALS is partnering with our friends at peace and justice publisher Syracuse Cultural Workers to offer you great products and raise funds to support our work. This allows you to choose the perfect shirt, bumper sticker, button, or book to fit your holiday shopping […]

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PJALS Books Not Bombs Benefit Book Sale + Book Donation Week

Drop off your already read books to benefit the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane and share some good reads! Where: Donation Boxes set up at the Community Building at 35 W. Main Avenue, Suite 120M Spokane, WA 99201-066 When: 11/7 to 11/14 from 10 am – 5 pm Then join us the following week for the […]

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PJALS Newsletter Mailing Party!!!

Help us get our Handful of Salt Newsletter out while enjoying time and sharing community with other PJALS members!  Where: Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) 35 W Main Ave, Spokane, Washington 9920 When: Thursday November 16th at 1pm-4pm

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