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3 ways you can advance No Discrimination Spokane

3 ways you can advance No Discrimination Spokane By Pui-Yan Lam, co-chair of No Discrimination Spokane                The No Discrimination Spokane coalition was created as a collective response to a ballot measure called Proposition 1 that would have taken away the measures under the City of Spokane Human Rights Code that protect immigrants and people […]

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“difficult yet creative and exciting”

“difficult yet creative and exciting” By Brooke Sutton, PJALS Intern                As an intern at the Peace and Justice Action League I got to the chance to participate in new experiences such as marching in the Indigenous people’s march, attending rallies, tabling at the Women’s March, attend meetings with city council and be a peacekeeper. […]

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“space for young people to share their experiences”

“space for young people to share their experiences” By Zoe Hjelm, PJALS Intern                The most impactful experience for me as an intern with Peace and Justice Action League (PJALS) was being the coordinator of the Young Activist Leaders Program (YALP). We as a nation have seen a rise in young people starting to stand […]

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Join our Peace & Justice Action Committee!

Join our Peace & Justice Action Committee! By Shar Lichty, PJALS Organizer                Our Peace and Justice Action Committee has been busy working on ways to increase awareness of the connections between what Dr. King referred to as the triple evils: poverty; racism; and militarism in our work to advance peace and justice.                This […]

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2 ways we’re showing up for racial justice

2 ways we’re showing up for racial justice By Taylor Weech, SURJ committee chair                Our Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) committee is gearing up for a big summer and we want you to join us in building community support for campaigns impacting racial justice in our community. SURJ is a national, chapter-based organization […]

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No New Jail

The Smart Justice Spokane coalition, of which PJALS is a founding member, has released a letter to the Spokane County Board of Commissioners. We wrote to raise concerns we have with part of the current process that the County and City have undertaken to evaluate Spokane’s criminal justice system and the potential for replacing the […]

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SURJ Summer Canvas

Join our Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) committee this summer as we do outreach at events and go door to door to engage more everyday people in Spokane in a couple of important racial justice campaigns! We are going out in support of No New Jail and to raise awareness of the need for […]

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Activists Mobilizing for Power

Activist training conference coming to Spokane, Sept 6-8 Western States Center is bringing their flagship activist training conference to Spokane. Activists Mobilizing for Power (AMP) attracts hundreds of social justice leaders from across the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West for three days of shared learning and opportunities to develop our relationships, skills, and analysis. This is […]

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