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Wanted: people who care about police accountability!

by Dom Felix A huge opportunity to improve police accountability in Spokane is available. The City is taking applications for the Office of Police Ombudsman Commission. This commission is responsible for appointing, reappointing or potentially removing the Ombudsman, helping the OPO in communicating with Spokane’s diverse communities, preparing and presenting annual reports, and much more. […]

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The Blogful of Salt

What is “Nakba”?

Yesterday marked the 66th year since the Nakba, or “catastrophe” for Palestinian people living in present-day Israel, the West Bank, Gaza, and in diaspora around the world. While Israeli Jews celebrate their independence day, increasing outspoken commemoration of the other side of independence is taking place throughout Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel proper. The […]

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Mothers’ Day Proclamation: Julia Ward Howe, Boston, 1870

Mother’s Day was originally started after the Civil War, as a protest to the carnage of that war, by women who had lost their sons. Here is the original Mother’s Day Proclamation from 1870. ARISE, then, women of this day! Arise all women who have hearts, whether our baptism be that of water or of fears! […]

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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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The Handful of Salt

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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