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, […]
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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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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]