9th Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference: Building Beyond the Moment!

9th Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference: Building Beyond the Moment!

Online registration is now closed. You can register at the door Saturday morning! Registration & breakfast start at 8:00; program
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Stronger Connections: Nonviolent Communications for Awareness and Action

Stronger Connections: Nonviolent Communications for Awareness and Action

PJALS is delighted to offer this workshop on the fundamentals of Nonviolent Communication and how NVC principles can help us
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No War! Stop the Trump-Pence Drive to Destruction

No War! Stop the Trump-Pence Drive to Destruction

Only Congress can declare war. No one person should have their finger on the button! But Trump’s impulsive, volatile actions
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4 Ways You Can Help to End the Death Penalty in 2018

4 Ways You Can Help to End the Death Penalty in 2018

PJALS Inland NW Death Penalty Abolition Group has worked hard the past several years, with our partners across the state,
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Have your change donated to benefit PJALS!

Have your change donated to benefit PJALS!

What if there were a tip jar for your personal values? What if your spare change from credit or debit
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Sign up for PJALS Action Alerts!

Sign up for PJALS Action Alerts!

We’d like to let you know what’s going on with PJALS in Spokane and around the world. Simply click here, give
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Your voice is needed now: New date for vote on police oversight

As the Inlander and the Spokesman Review are reporting, the Spokane City Council is preparing to rush through an ordinance that would strip the Spokane Office of Police Ombudsman of the hard-won authority the office needs to do its work for the public. PJALS members like you, along with members of more than a dozen other […]

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How Did the US Become World’s Leading Jailer?

The Exile Nation Project: An Oral History of the War on Drugs and the American Criminal Justice System Filmmaker Charles Shaw will be present for a premiere screening in Spokane this week, and you are invited. The Land of the Free punishes or imprisons more of its citizens than any other country of the world. Exile Nation […]

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We Are Unarmed, and We Are Sailing!

by Marianne Torres Media Team, Freedom Flotilla II  on 6/24/2011 On Anniversary of Mavi Marmara Killings, U.S. Boat to Gaza Announces Sailing Plans – Passenger list includes six from the Pacific Northwest.   With the situation changing daily, participants in the international Freedom Flotilla II-Stay Human are determined to set sail for Gaza by the end […]

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Action Alert calling for a full and complete withdrawal from Afghanistan!

Click here for an action alert from United for Peace and Justice calling for a full and complete withdrawal  from Afghanistan. “The President wants to have it both ways.  He knows that his supporters (and most independents and, increasingly, Republicans) hate this war.  He knows the U.S. still has 14 million still unemployed, that state and local governments […]

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If you were in Congress, which budget would you choose?

You may not be in Congress but you too can vote for the budget that will be best for the country!  Click here to take this quick poll! Do you think the Pentagon budget should be “off the table,” but cuts to Medicare, education, and the social safety net should be? Do you think the […]

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Pride 2011: Accept All–No Exceptions

You wouldn’t know it from the weather, but it’s time for June and Pride month! Celebrate! PJALS is proud to be part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied community! There are four ways you can join the Spokane’s Pride Celebration with PJALS: Invite your friends to watch and discuss Out in the […]

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The Joy of “No”

by Liz Moore, reprinted from our May-June 2011 newsletter, the Handful of Salt Lately I’ve noticed a pattern: I have repeatedly been told my words should be more positive, that campaigns we’re involved in should shout louder what they are for and less about what they are against. Yes, we should say what we’re for: […]

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How much did you pay for war this year?

Tax Day is April 18. Want to know how much of your tax bill comes from war spending? Find out with Rethink Afghanistan’s new Afghanistan War Tax Calculator–and then tell Congress you want your money back! http://rethinkafghanistan.com/iou I paid almost $1500. Makes me think about what else I would have done with that money, like […]

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