10th Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference: Building Beyond the Moment!

10th Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference: Building Beyond the Moment!

Save the Date!! Our 10th Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference: Building Beyond the Moment will be held February 22nd-23rd at the Unitarian
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2018 Year End Matching Challenge

2018 Year End Matching Challenge

Imagine everyday people accomplishing extraordinary things together to build a just and nonviolent world -- uniting to address systemic racism,
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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 37th Anniversary Potluck Picnic & Talent Show

Come celebrate 37 years of work together with the Peace & Justice Action League of  Spokane! Saturday, July 28 11:00am – 2:00pm, Spokane’s Mission Park, 1200 E. Mission No Talent Too Small! Sing, dance, recite–amaze your friends. Bring family and friends, food to share & your own plates and utensils. Sign up for the talent […]

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Young Activist Leaders graduate!

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By Liz Moore Our Young Activist Leaders program has graduated its first class! This, as you know, is PJALS’ re-launched youth leadership development program, which introduced me to social justice work when I was a high school student. Because of passionate support from members like you, we re-launched this program last fall to build the […]

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Snapshots from the Ruins

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Rusty Nelson on Peace and War After weeks of gawking at genuine antiquities, I returned to my native state and spent a few hours looking at an archive of 20th Century Georgia history. I don’t know whether the contrast or the similarity is more striking. A massive, new Richard Russell Building for special collections of […]

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Clean Water for the Children of Gaza – A PJALS Success Story!

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by Sheila Fox Last December, the Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee (PIHRC) figured out a fun way to raise money for a very serious problem: A bowl-a-thon called “Bowling For Water!” With this event and contributions from members like you, we successfully raised the $4,000 needed to purchase a purification and desalination unit for Atfal Al-Ghad […]

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APPROVE Referendum 74

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By Shar Lichty The marriage equality law that was passed by the legislation and signed into law by the Governor on Feb. 13, 2012 was set to go into effect on June 7th permitting civil marriage for same-sex couples. Unfortunately, the folks who don’t believe in equal rights for same-sex couples were successful in gathering […]

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Our Work for Economic Justice – A PJALS Success Story!

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by Amanda Hunt, BSW Since September, I have had the pleasure of working with the Peace and Economic Justice Committee. In this committee, we set our 2012 legislative priorities which included fighting to raise revenue in the state by closing corporate tax loopholes and rejecting cuts that will disproportionately affect low-income children, families, and people […]

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An Invitation to Share Your Story, for Smart Justice

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A diverse coalition including PJALS, Greater Spokane Progress, and the Center for Justice is about to launch a Smart Justice Campaign to persuade the County to fully implement comprehensive alternatives to incarceration for non-violent and low-level offenders. We need to humanize this issue, so community members and elected officials will understand how the current system affects […]

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Spring Soiree and Benefit Auction Highlights

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Because of the efforts and support of people like you, we had a fantastic time at our Spring Soiree and Benefit Auction, and it was our best fundraising event ever. Deep thanks to all our fantastic volunteers and generous donors! Check out a few highlight pics!

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