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Member Reactions to Forum on Racism, Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice

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Compiled from members by Taylor Weech, PJALS Steering Committee Member After Wednesday’s Community Forum on Racism, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice, I had a lot of strong reactions and wanted to check in with other PJALS members and friends about their take on the meeting and what our next steps might be as an organization, […]

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“Seeing Our Plans Turn To Action” – Practicum Reflection by Victoria Huckabee

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Interning at PJALS has been an amazing experience for me and I have learned about so many different areas of community organizing and macro level social work. I am grateful for every experience I had at PJALS from participating in police accountability meetings and activities to planning the Mothers and Families for Smart Justice group, […]

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“A Sense of Needing to Contribute” – Practicum Reflection by Teresa Kinder

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Interning at PJALS has provided me with a unique opportunity to learn mezzo and macro level social work practice. I learned what advancing social change really means and what working for a better tomorrow looks like. Students in my social work cohort question whether they are really making a difference. At PJALS I have never […]

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“My Journey as a Warrior of Social Justice” – Practicum Reflection by Jamie McDaniel

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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 […]

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Stopping the Spiral of Violence: PJALS’s Shar Lichty on Praxis Radio

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“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 […]

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Photos: Iraq Anti-War Protest

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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 […]

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Activist in Residence: PJALS reaching EWU students on campus

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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.

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PJALS at EWU: Activist in Residence event series kicks off!

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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 […]

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