Protect Passenger Rights!

Protect Passenger Rights!

We need you: Next Monday, October 22, the Spokane City Council will vote on an important ordinance to protect passenger
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Meet our 2018-19 Interns!

Meet our 2018-19 Interns!

Welcome to our 2018-19 Interns! Brooke Sutton Brooke Sutton joined PJALS this fall as an intern through Eastern Washington University’s School of
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Books Not Bombs – PJALS Benefit Booksale

Books Not Bombs – PJALS Benefit Booksale

Books Not Bombs - PJALS Benefit Booksale Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Thursday, Nov 1 12-6pm Friday, Nov 2 12-6pm
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PJALS Member Potluck and Voting Party

PJALS Member Potluck and Voting Party

PJALS Member Potluck & Voting Party Wednesday, Oct 24 5:30-8 pm Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Bring food, your ballot, and your
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WA Supreme Court Ends the Death Penalty!

WA Supreme Court Ends the Death Penalty!

PJALS Statement on the WA Supreme Court ruling to end the death penalty: As an organization whose mission is to build
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PJALS Voter Guide 2018

PJALS Voter Guide 2018

POSITIONS TAKEN BY THE PJALS STEERING COMMITTEE Statewide & local initiatives YES on I-940 - Police Training & Community Safety This measure would require
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Peace and Justice Action Committee needs you!

Peace and Justice Action Committee needs you! Peace and Justice Action Committee members went all-in for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival launch with 40 Days of Action during May and June. We began with outreach, coordinated carpools to Olympia for six Mondays of direct action, and co-organized local report back […]

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Supporting Immigrants, Racial Justice, and Criminal Justice Reforms

Supporting Immigrants, Racial Justice, and Criminal Justice Reforms Last year’s member survey showed broad member support for supporting immigrants and criminal justice reform and resulted in these two issues being a part of our priorities during 2018-2019. We have recently done some restructuring of our committees to provide better opportunities for our members to get […]

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How Anti-Semitism Animates White Nationalism

How Anti-Semitism Animates White Nationalism The re-emergence of white nationalism as a movement in our region and nation calls us to deepen our understanding of these issues and deepen our commitment to anti-racism, to fighting anti-Semitism, and to identifying and pushing back against oppression in all its forms. Eric Ward, executive director at Western States […]

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Brené Brown, personal growth, and working on structural racism

Brené Brown, personal growth, and working on structural racism By Liz Moore, PJALS Director What are the ways that structural racism inhibits the personal growth and healthy personhood of white people? And how can we intertwine our inner and outer work to dismantle structural racism? For me — a white woman from a rural, working […]

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What’s F.A.B? Fighting Fascism

What’s F.A.B? Fighting Fascism By Ad Astra, FAB member In April this year, some Spokane Valley students organized a pro-guns alt-right protest. The sentiments expressed by one student garnered the attention of contemporary post-Aryan fascist groups. In response, Families Against Bigotry formed initially without a name within two weeks of the alt-right student rally. The […]

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Caffe Affogato Community Day Benefiting PJALS! 

Buy an espresso drink, an Affogato with ice cream and espresso, or a tasty baked treat, and 10% of all proceeds benefit PJALS! Thank you, Caffe Affogato! Mark your calendar for the first Thursday of every month for a tasty way to support PJALS and Caffe Affogato! Thursday, September 6, 7:00 am – 8:00 pm […]

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Spokane Region – Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Building a movement to overcome systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy. Everybody’s got a right to live. #PoorPeoplesCampaign Find our Spokane Regional Coalition on Facebook here Learn more about the Poor People’s Campaign here Washington State Fact Sheet Upcoming Events: spokane Solidarity rally                Saturday,  june 23, […]

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Nonviolent De-escalation Training for Pride!

Thursday, May 31st 5:30-8:30 pm Saranac Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 25 W. Main 5:30pm light refreshments 6:00-8:30 training This training is for those who are interested in joining the PJALS trained peacekeeper team. This workshop will have a specific focus on preparation for peacekeeping at the Pride parade on Saturday, June 9th. To help […]

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