Top 5 Reasons to Attend “Breathing in Community” Benefit

2021 Virtual Benefit: Breathing In Community: Healing, Transformation, Joy Wednesday, May 19th, 6:00pm Social time, 6:30pm Program In our Peace and Justice Action League community, we believe everyday people can accomplish extraordinary things together. For more than 45 years, we have organized for racial equity, economic justice, peace, and human rights. As we continue to build […]

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We’re Hiring! Digital Organizer (pt. time contract)

Download a pdf of the job description here. Please share widely! About PJALS: The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane engages everyday people to build a just and nonviolent world through community organizing and grassroots leadership development for peace, racial equity, economic justice, and human rights. We are an independent, multi-issue membership-based organization founded […]

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Action Alert: Tell Biden “We Welcome Refugees”!

On Friday, the Biden administration announced (and then hours later, backtracked) that it would retain Trump’s refugee admissions goal of 15,000–a cap that was historically low and that many of us mobilized against during that last Administration–despite their explicit promise to raise the goal to 62,500. After outcry about this on Friday, the White House […]

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Breathing In Community: PJALS Virtual Benefit, May 19th at 6:00 PM

We are are excited to announce our 2021 Virtual Benefit: Breathing In Community: Healing, Transformation, Joy. Please join us! Why should you RSVP and mark your calendar now? Here are five reasons: Eric K Ward is returning as our keynote speaker! Eric is the director of Western States Center, a thought-leader and organizer with deep experience countering white […]

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On What Would Be Tax Day

Tax Day has also been globally observed for the last 10 years as the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). We remember many impassioned in person demonstrations of years past and look forward to continuing this long fight until our money is no longer used for war and destruction! From Organizer Adrian Murillo: […]

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Kathleen Belew at EWU: April 19-22

PJALS Director Liz Moore will be on Wednesday’s panel on Challenging Racism & White Supremacy in the Community! Kathleen Belew is the author of Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America as well as a historian and educator. Her events at EWU this week are open to the public! Click the […]

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Environmental Justice: Centering the Voices of Earth and Territory Protectors

We are happy to be co-sponsors of this event, Thursday, April 22nd at 2:00 PM PST, from Witness for Peace Solidarity Collective! “Join us on Earth Day to listen to voices of protectors of the earth, water, and the seeds. In collaboration with our Colombian partner, Congreso de Los Pueblos (The People’s Congress), our event centers voices […]

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Art Contest From Our Friends at FLLC!

Our friends at Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience of Eastern Washington and North Idaho announce an art contest for young people in the community. From FLLC: “FLLC are trying to make a visible response to hate in this community and engage our youth in a creative endeavor to support the targets of hate crimes. […]

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