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Smart Justice Spokane Quarterly Meeting

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The Smart Justice Spokane Quarterly meeting was a great turnout with lots of attendees that were anxious to hear updates about the coalition’s next steps. The first item that was announced was the launch of their new website: smartjusticespokane.org. The website is filled with lots of great information on their vision, accomplishments, projects, events, resources, and […]

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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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Businesses support Smart Hiring!

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Smart Justice Spokane Updates — Smart Hiring and community member voices!

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By Liz Moore In March, the Board of Spokane County Commissioners added two community members to the Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council (SRLJC), a change long advocated by Smart Justice Spokane to bring the voices of those impacted by the system to the decision-making body. Recruitment for these positions will begin soon — if […]

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We stood strong: “Invest in People –Not the Pentagon!”

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A dedicated team of PJALS members gathered on Tax Day to make our values visible: When we spend more than half of our federal budget on the Pentagon, it doesn’t make us more secure. Let’s stop pouring money into defense contracting, and look for comprehensive solutions that address the root causes of conflict. Our security […]

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Support Smart Hiring for folks with conviction records!

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Show your support: Monday April 13, 6:00 pm at the Spokane City Council Meeting, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd Share & invite your friends here! In Smart Justice Spokane, we’ve known from the beginning that nothing stops the cycle of crime like a job! Our community works best when everyone in our community can work! Please […]

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Inspiration & Impact in Olympia: Lobby Day!

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by Bobby Kirl On January 20th, I and members from the 6th Legislative District participated, alongside PJALS and Washington CAN members from many Eastern Washington Legislative Districts, in an exciting and highly effective lobby day in Olympia. Our PJALS delegation of 16 people was our largest to date! The atmosphere and mood of the delegation […]

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Action Needed: Sit and Lie Ordinance Vote on December 16

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Emails Needed on Sit and Lie Ordinance, Attend City Council Meeting on Monday December 16 Spokane City Councilman Allen, with the support of the Downtown Spokane Partnership, has dropped an expanded “sit and lie” ordinance that will come up for a hearing and vote at the Spokane City Council meeting on Monday, December 16, 6pm. The […]

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