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Spring Soiree and Benefit Auction Highlights
Because of the efforts and support of people like you, we had a fantastic time at our Spring Soiree and Benefit Auction, and it was our best fundraising event ever. Deep thanks to all our fantastic volunteers and generous donors! Check out a few highlight pics! Read more »
By Shar Lichty, Organizer
Although many of you already know me from my time with PJALS over the past two years, first as a BASW practicum student and then as a VISTA Volunteer, I wanted to say hello as I begin the new leg of my journey with PJALS as an Organizer. I moved to E. Washington 16 years ago from So. California. At times I wonder what I am doing in such a conservative area. My involvement with PJALS provides the hope I need to stay here near my children, grandchildren and friends and doing the work I love.
I first learned about PJALS during my time at SCC as president of the Student Awareness League which was formed and inspired by the work of PJALS. During that time, I met Rusty and Nancy as we co-hosted Sister Helen Prejean and attended my first anti-war rally at Franklin Park. This was the beginning of my work for social justice and human rights on a professional level. Read more »