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Drones Quilt Project Visits Spokane

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by Teresa Kinder Veterans for Peace and PJALS brought the Drone Quilt Project to Spokane in March, memorializing the civilian lives lost to US Drone strikes. From newborn babies and young children to the elderly, no one is safe from US drones. Five quilts were on display in the Community Building lobby, at our Peace […]

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Spokane Supports Pasco – End Police Brutality

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Join MEChA de EWU and Tri-Cities Community Solutions at 2pm in Volunteer Park Pasco, WA as we come together for the 3 month anniversary of Antonio Zambrano-Montes’ death. Use the facebook event page to organize carpools. Donate to support gas money via this button — PJALS will pass through 100% of donations via this button […]

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Powerful award-winning play “My Name is Rachel Corrie” to be shown in Spokane

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By Justin Mauger On Monday March 2nd, 7:00 pm, the award-winning play “My Name is Rachel Corrie” will be shown at the Magnuson Theater on the campus of Gonzaga University. This play is brought to the Gonzaga Campus by PJALS’ Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee in collaboration with Gonzaga student Forrest Potter and featuring actress Erin […]

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Supporting Spokane’s Trans* Community

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I was shocked and saddened to learn of the physical attack on a trans* woman on West Main on Friday night, sending her to the hospital. An attack anywhere is unacceptable but I find myself especially troubled by an attack taking place across the street from our offices and in a business whose owners have […]

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Another Look at the Cycle of Violence

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I believe you know that support for capital punishment in this country: is diminishing; was only a foot deep when it was a mile wide; is based upon fear and ignorance rather than common sense or justice, and; is always weakened when executions are honestly examined as factors in the cycle of violence in our […]

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MAIA PROJECT – Gaza Water Purification Unit update

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This is a different update from what we originally planned to give, as since July 8, Gaza has been under almost constant attack from Israeli bombing and shelling, and Khan Younis, where “our” unit is located at Atfal Al-Ghad (Children of Tomorrow) pre-school and Kindergarten, has been particularly devastated. Deborah Agre from our partner Middle […]

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Actions & Resources for Peace in Israel & Palestine, Iraq, and Transparency in US Drone Targetting

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Actions Call Today: Sen. Murray: 624-9515 Sen. Cantwell: 353-2507 Rep. McMorris Rodgers: 353-2374 Tell them: We have to build a better world for all our kids, and it has to start with each of us. Elected leaders must hear our demands that our money be spent to create true peace with justice, not to send […]

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Marching for Immigration Reform

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Jeremiah Manes and YALP alum Molly Ftizpatrick carry the PJALS banner at the May 1 2014 march for Immigration Reform. PJALS Organizer Shar Lichty and member Mark Hamlin offered a Peacekeeper training for MEChA de EWU members who organized the event.  

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