Nonviolent De-escalation Training for Pride!

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
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Caffe Affogato Community Day Benefiting PJALS! 

Caffe Affogato Community Day Benefiting PJALS! 

Buy an espresso drink, an Affogato with ice cream and espresso, or a tasty baked treat, and 10% of all
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Spokane Region – Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Spokane Region – Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Building a movement to overcome systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy. Everybody's got a right to live.
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“Organizing, troublemaking, peacemaking, changemaking, plus fun at the same time”  PJALS 2018 Priorities

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

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

 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
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Death and Life in the USA

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Rusty Nelson on Peace and War By Rusty Nelson The death penalty in the US looks a lot like it did in 1986. In fact it looks so similar that, for the 87th time, I’m tempted to throw up my hands and give up any hope that capital punishment will be abolished in my lifetime. But, […]

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Dr. Mark Braverman to speak in Spokane!

Co-hosted by Whitworth College and the Peace & Justice Action     League of Spokane Whitworth University, Weyerhaeuser Hall Robinson Teaching Theatre Thursday, October 20th 7pm

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Showdown at Suncadia

Showdown at Suncadia from Community-Minded TV on Vimeo.

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Community Speak-out and March for Work Not War

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1:00 pm, Saturday, October 8, Clarke Park on the corner of Garland and Division  Join PJALS members like you to commemorate 10 years of US war and occupation in Afghanistan. Speakers will include veterans and community members on the many costs of war including out-of-control military spending and the resulting lack of funding for lifeline […]

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Community Groups Urge Council and Mayor Not to Repeal 2010 Ombudsman Ordinance

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Three Spokane public interest organizations who’ve been deeply involved in pushing Spokane city government toward independent oversight of its police department are calling upon the City Council and Mayor Mary Verner to maintain the independence of Spokane’s Office of Police Ombudsman. In response to an arbitrator’s July 11, 2011 ruling—ordering the City to rescind its […]

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Juan Melendez, death row exoneree, in Spokane this weekend!

  Juan Melendez, exonerated from Florida’s death row, will kick-off a state wide tour in Spokane speaking on his experience as an innocent man on death row and life after exoneration. Sunday, September 25th Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 219 E. Rockwood Blvd 1pm Whitworth University, Weyerhauser Hall 7pm Monday, September 26th Barbieri Courtroom at Gonzaga […]

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Breaking Arab and Muslim Stereotypes

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Justice-minded volunteers, inspired by the need to counter Islamophobia and anti-Arab racism, worked hard to create an interactive, multi-media exhibit to educate against bigotry. The display debuted on Saturday, Sept 10, to positive and thoughtful comments. If you’d like to bring this exhibit and presentation to your organization, campus, or classroom, please contact us at […]

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Dan Treecraft

Dandelion B. Treecraft died August 4, 2011

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