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A Part of Us All

Originally published by the Inlander (http://www.inlander.com/spokane/a-part-of-us-all/Content?oid=2300159) By Rachel Dolezal “Mayday, Mayday, Mayday,” seemed to be the call of more than 100 protesters lined up to march in Spokane last week, seeking urgent immigration reform. “We have written letters, gone on hunger strikes, made phone calls and are marching again to send a message to Cathy […]

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Immigration Reform Now!

Join the PJALS delegation to stand in solidarity for comprehensive immigration reform‪#‎notonemore‬ ‪#‎timeisnow‬ ‪#‎CIR‬ ‪#‎StopTheDeportations‬    

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Out of the Shadows: Palestine Film Festival

Bringing Palestine out of the shadows! Help us reach beyond “the choir” to bring a new awareness to folks who might never attend an educational event about Palestine. We need to raise $1200 to do this in April. Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane is partnering with the Arab Culture Club of Spokane Community […]

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Meet the Young Activist Leaders!

Monday March 24, 2014, 6:00 pm—8:00 pm Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Light refreshments, networking, & inspiring program Come meet the active, passionate young people of PJALS’ Young Activist Leaders Program—working for lgbtq equality, criminal justice reform, economic justice, and much more! Come. Chat! Nosh. And engage with passionate & inspiring young leaders! RSVP […]

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Handful of Salt for March-April-May 2014

Click here to view or download a pdf of our newsletter. You can also read all the content in our blog. Click below to view or download the inserts in this issue of our newsletter: our calendar of upcoming events, committee meetings, and more! fliers for Meet the Young Activist Leaders on March 24 and “Out of the Shadows: […]

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WA Governor Inslee Declares Moratorium on Death Penalty

Governor Inslee’s action in issuing a moratorium on the death penalty was a necessary step toward “equal justice under the law” which we agree should be the state’s primary responsibility. We thank the Governor for his leadership and courage with this action which has increased conversation on this important issue. We look forward to working […]

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Commemoration of What?

Rusty Nelson on Peace and War  Veterans for Peace is such a tonic for me that it seems almost unthinkable there could be sharp divisions among its members and chapters. I remember the thrill of solidarity at the national convention in Seattle a few years ago and affirmation from Spokane vets who attended subsequent conventions. […]

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Young Activist Leaders: Building Our Boldness

by Jeremiah Manes The Young Activist Leaders Program benefits those of us involved on so many levels. As a member of this program I can say that learning in connection with a small and committed group of young people provides an environment well suited to build our boldness, sense of camaraderie, and desire to create […]

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