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March-April 2011 Handful of Salt newsletter

Click here for a pdf of our Handful of Salt newsletter for March-April 2011.

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Rethink Afghanistan will keynote our Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference

Have you marked your calendar for our Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference on March 18-19? Come welcome our keynote speaker, Derrick Crowe from Rethink Afghanistan to speak on our theme: Bring Our Billions Home: The Cost of War and Our Communities’ Needs. (Check out this video of Derrick connecting the dots between war spending […]

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Children Under Occupation: Friday Feb 11

Bringing Clean Water to the Children of Gaza Bring a friend as PJALS’ Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee hosts Ziad Abbas from the The Middle East Children’s Alliance to learn about “Children Under Occupation: Human Rights, International Solidarity and Water in Palestine.” MECA’s Maia Project (Arabic for “water”) began when the Student Parliament at the UN […]

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Explore Nonviolence with PJALS

We’re looking forward to our workshop series, Exploring Nonviolence, which will begin on January 29. This series is the second we’ve offered in the last year, and these workshops will focus on structural and institutional forms of violence and successful ways to challenge them. Come join the conversation!

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King supports war? Not so much.

As we prepare to launch our campaign to Bring Our Billion$ Home on Martin Luther King day, the Pentagon has been busy too: figuring out how to claim that King would support US war in Afghanistan. Check out Rethink Afghanistan’s great short new video putting the lie to this claim: And join us Monday in […]

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Selected news coverage of PJALS 2008-2010

Tax Breaks Burden Poor May 2011   County Jail Site Opposed at Hearing March 2011   A Night in the Life of the Inland Northwest February, 2011   Union wants lender’s support January  2011   UN Human Rights Day speaker focuses on Middle East conflict December 2010 Spokane unites against Westboro’s message of hate October 21, 2010 […]

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Director’s Report: Happy New Year!

reprinted from the January/February Handful of Salt By Liz Moore PJALS has been fantastic for a long time (35 years to be exact), and I think we’re looking very good at the beginning of 2011. We have amassed a satisfying list of accomplishments for 2011, ranging from working as a police accountability coalition partner to […]

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Why boycott, divestment, sanctions against Israel

reprinted from the January/February Handful of Salt By Myrta Ladich Boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel would “begin to soothe the pain, attend the sorrows of a people wrongly treated for generations.  This action would also remind Israel that we have seen it lose its way…” Alice Walker The movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions […]

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