PJALS Priority Survey

PJALS Priority Survey

  Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane’s (PJALS) mission is to engage everyday people to build a just and nonviolent
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Klein’s Strategy, Barber’s Campaign

Klein’s Strategy, Barber’s Campaign

By Liz Moore, PJALS Director   Since 45 won the electoral college, SHOCK has been a daily re-occurrence! Shock Doctrine author Naomi
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Rusty Nelson on Peace and War: “Victory”

Rusty Nelson on Peace and War: “Victory”

How many times have you used the word "Victory" in 2017, and what could you have possibly meant?  Military victory
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Now’s the Time for Fair Hiring!

Now’s the Time for Fair Hiring!

Our families and neighbors need a Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance for Spokane! Mass incarceration is hurting our families and community!
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Fair Trade Holiday Shopping to Benefit PJALS!

Fair Trade Holiday Shopping to Benefit PJALS!

Instead of tabling at the Festival of Fair Trade this year, PJALS is partnering with our friends at peace and
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PJALS Holiday Party & Potluck

PJALS Holiday Party & Potluck

Thursday, December 14th from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Ave. Bring your favorite dish to share
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Washington United Town Hall and Canvass: Building the Marriage Majority

Washington United Town Hall and Canvass:   Building the Marriage Majority Saturday, March 10th at 10 a.m. Spokane Falls Community College Building 24, Room 110 3410 W Fort Wright Drive Spokane, WA 99224 Last month, Governor Gregoire signed marriage equality into law here in Washington State.  The same day, our opponents filed a referendum to repeal […]

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Safe & Just Alternatives to the Death Penalty: panel discussion

The Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane’s Inland Northwest Death Penalty Group (INDPAG) presents Safe & Just Alternatives to the Death Penalty: panel discussion on Monday, March 5th 6:30 pm at Liberty Park United Methodist Church, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane. This event is part of Amnesty International West’s week of action in Washington State. […]

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Seeking Event Coordinator

PJALS is seeking an Event Coordinator for our spring fundraising event. This is a contract position. Will you please help spread the word? We are looking to make a decision as soon as possible, so we’re asking to receive cover letters and resumes by Feb 29. Thank you! Full posting here (pdf).

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Good news: WA state Senate Committee calls for “Money for People, Not for War!”

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED! Sign the petition here for a full Senate vote! A Washington State Senate committee passed SJM 8014, calling upon Congress to stop the Afghanistan war, bring the troops home to their families, cut the military budget, and shift spending to job creation, education, healthcare, environmental protections, and lifeline programs for struggling families! […]

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2012 Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference

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Register before February 11 and join us at Early Bird Rates! Here’s what attendees had to say about last year’s conference: “I met amazing people and the mingle times were so productive and interesting. The energy at this conference and the reception was amazing. Wow! It is hard to feel hopeless about America’s current state […]

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Director’s Report

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By Liz Moore “Save Lives, Save Jobs, Raise Revenue” is the rallying cry of Our Economic Future, a coalition of over 150 groups pushing the Washington state legislature to close wasteful corporate special interest tax loopholes. As you’ll see in these posts, PJALS members like you have been very busy raising our voices together to […]

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Rusty Nelson on Peace and War: we can refuse to have people for our enemies

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By Rusty Nelson Here in our golden years, in our pastoral, rustic homestead, Nancy and I watch quite a few movies.  It’s sometimes a good way to escape reality and, sometimes a way to confront and examine reality, depending upon perspectives. As movie-watchers, we found ourselves viewing the whoop-de-do around the presentation of the Golden Globe Awards, […]

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Clyde Bellecourt, AIM co-founder, to speak in Spokane

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PJALS is delighted to welcome Clyde Bellecourt, Wounded Knee organizer & American Indian Movement co-founder and national director, Ojibwe name Nee Gon Nway Wee Dung “Thunder Before the Storm.” Clyde Bellecourt will address the 1973 AIM occupation of and subsequent protracted government siege at Wounded Knee in S.D. as well as Native Peoples’ near-term needs & long-term […]

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