Online registration is now closed. You can register at the door Saturday morning! Registration & breakfast start at 8:00; program begins at 9:00. 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, […]
Lesson: Every one of us has the power to educate thousands through the â€œpower of the pen!â€ It was a delight to present a workshop on â€œHow to Ally with American Muslimsâ€ with my good friend, Spokane Interfaith Council President Skyler Oberst. We distributed copies of a Gallup Poll on American Muslims and informative messaging […]
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 […]
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 […]
As in previous yearsâ€™ â€œChallenging Oppressive Statementsâ€ 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 […]
Register now for our 7th Annual Peace and Economic Justice Action ConferenceÂ on February 26-27, 2016 Once again we will be at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. George Wright Dr., Spokane, WA.
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 […]
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 […]