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

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Save the Date!! Our 9th Annual Peace & Justice Action Conference: Building Beyond the Moment will be held February 23rd-24th at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W. Ft. George Wright Dr. Friday, Feb. 23 6-8:30 pm Building Beyond the Moment! Opening Reception Join us for tasty nosh, wine & more, and performances from […]

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How to ally with American Muslims

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Lesson: Every one of us has the power to educate thousands through the “power of the pen!” It was a delight to present a workshop on “How to Ally with American Muslims” with my good friend, Spokane Interfaith Council President Skyler Oberst. We distributed copies of a Gallup Poll on American Muslims and informative messaging […]

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Truth in Recruitment and Militarism Awareness Workshop

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  During the annual Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference; Jessica and Monce held a workshop about Truth in Recruitment and Militarism Awareness. The objectives of this workshop were too identify a shared definition of militarism and its impacts around the world, identify ways to talk about Truth in Recruitment with high school students and […]

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Love and Outrage Workshop

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I didn’t know what to expect when hosting an anti-racist workshop, specifically for white people, this past weekend at the PJALS conference. Defensiveness, denial, sadness, anger, rejection, embrace, connection, growth: all were possibilities in my mind. What I hadn’t expected was the popularity of the topic. I was unprepared to offer it to over 40 […]

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Challenging Oppressive Statements

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As in previous years’ “Challenging Oppressive Statements” workshops, I found that most of the people attending this workshop find it frustrating when exposed to a statement they feel is oppressive to others. They usually express a desire to have some helpful tools to express their feelings about derogatory or abusive statements that others make when […]

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2016 Peace & Economic Justice Action Conference

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Register now for our 7th Annual Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference on February 26-27, 2016 Once again we will be at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. George Wright Dr., Spokane, WA.  

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Wisdom and Wishes from the Action Conference Youth Panel

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At our Action Conference in March, PJALS Steering Committee member and YALP grad Taylor Weech moderated a panel with three young activists: Charlie Johansen is a Cheney High School student who graduated from our Young Activist Leaders Program last year. Jaclyn Acher is an EWU student. Emanuel Flores is a member of Young Emerging Labor […]

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Our 6th Annual Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference

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Our 6th Annual Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference by Teresa Kinder, intern March is bringing with it this year’s Action Conference that has become the largest gathering of over 200 progressive thinks from across Washington and neighboring states. This year we will be hosting 24 fabulous workshops on a broad range of issues focusing […]

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