As my year as an intern here at PJALS comes to a close, I have truly begun to notice the impact my time here has made on me as a person and how much of this practice I have soaked up like a little social-justice sponge. An example of this is in my final policy […]
“Host Taylor Weech talks with Shar Lichty, organizer at the Peace and Justice Action League, about the upcoming rally and march “Stop the Spiral of Violence: End These Endless Wars” in Spokane and the issues of U.S. imperialism and cultural violence that will be addressed there. In the second half of the hour, they are […]
Originally published by the Inlander (http://www.inlander.com/Bloglander/archives/2014/06/20/photos-iraq-anti-war-protest) Posted By Matt Weigand on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 9:09 AM Approximately 30 Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane activists met on the median between Ruby and Division at North River Drive on Thursday during rush hour to protest the possible threat of bombing Iraq. The group […]
Over 200 students learned about PJALS, social justice campaigns, being allies to each other, nonviolence, and more through workshops & class presentations by PJALS director Liz Moore. Participants who completed all 4 Activist in Residence workshops received certificates in Social Justice Leadership.
The new year is getting going strong! Our EWU Activist in Residence series began with a panel of young changemakers & me to kick off an exciting series of workshops as the Activist in Residence. All events are open to community members–please spread the word and do come! I’m excited to be on campus and […]
Frustrated with the political process? Feel like your voice is not heard when communicating with your legislators? Want to increase skills for effective meetings with legislators? If so, please join us on Thursday, Dec. 5th at 5:30pm in the Community Building, 35 W. Main. Come and learn effective methods of communicating with your state representative! […]
by Shar Lichty At the end of July I was fortunate to attend the Activists Mobilizing for Power (AMP) Conference put on each year by Western States Center in Portland. I have been wanting to attend this conference for four years and this year all the forces were in alignment to make it happen. I […]