PJALS Winter Party & Potluck

PJALS Winter Party & Potluck

You are Invited! PJALS Winter Party & Potluck Tuesday, December 18, 6-8 pm Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Bring your favoite dish to
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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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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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“Organizing, troublemaking, peacemaking, changemaking, plus fun at the same time” PJALS 2018 Priorities

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 […]

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Legislative Update on Criminal Justice Reform: some disappointment, many victories

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 […]

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 On Peace & War: Prepping a New Generation of Truth-Tellers

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. […]

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Everyday People: Building Beyond the Moment

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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We’d like to let you know what’s going on with PJALS in Spokane and around the world. Simply click here, give us your information and we’ll take care of the rest!

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Committee Meetings

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 […]

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Showing Up for Social Justice in the Age of Trump

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 […]

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