No Time to Celebrate: Connect to your Community!

Saturday, November 7th 1-3pm (gather at 12:30pm) There are 2 ways to participate in this event: Vehicle Procession around Manito where drivers can tune in to KYRS to be a part of the rally.  Register here for vehicle procession location and route information. There will be a rally at the Manito kickball field with speeches live […]

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We the People – Video & Action!

Watch, sign, & share!    

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We the people are powerful: PJALS Election Response Planning

Director’s Update from Liz Moore Looking at the volatile period between now and Inauguration, as the pandemic rolls on, lots of people are feeling high levels of anxiety and fear. We’re looking ahead to the possible results of an election which will most likely not be known on Election Day. Many of us are seeing […]

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Young Activists Leaders Program (YALP) Fall Session!

This year, we have changed the format slightly to something that’s more fitting for everyone. We will meet once a week, each week on a rotating basis between a workshop from the youth organizers, personal project support, a guest speaker, and local updates regarding City Council and the School Board for District 81. With this […]

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Showing Up for Racial Justice committee update

Our SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) committee has continued to meet via zoom on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. Before COVID shook up our way of working, we had big plans to continue our doorbelling and outreach effort along with continuing our efforts to do direct support, financial and otherwise, to local […]

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Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) Update

Our Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) continues to meet via zoom on the first Thursday of each month. Our committee has joined with other folks to form the Spokane Advocacy Team which is part of the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s (FCNL) Advocacy Team Network. This network of 130 teams across the country is […]

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Believing in the Yet to Be!

by Shar Lichty, PJALS Development Coordinator Despite the challenging and uncertain times we are in, I am able to Believe in the Yet to Be because of the fantastic people who are a part of the PJALS community. I am continuously amazed by the steadfast commitment of everyday people to build a just and nonviolent […]

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Youth Organizer Reflection: Vehicle Procession for Black Lives

The Vehicle Procession for Black Lives was one of the most impactful events we’ve experienced as organizers with PJALS.  This was a rapid response event: planned and executed within the course of days. Spokane’s coalition of experienced and passionate activists took appropriate and meaningful steps in the planning stages of the procession and provided us […]

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