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PJALS Young Activist Leaders Program

YALP Summer Session July 21-August 18th!  Aspiring young activists in the Spokane area–12 to 25–are invited to join us for a 5-week virtual training session on how to make the change you want to see and engage in social justice work within our community. All are welcome–whether you are already working on an activist project […]

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Arts in Action

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE VIRTUAL GALLERY Our Young Activist Leaders Program (YALP) participants are putting together “Arts in Action”, a virtual gallery of social justice art. We invite young people up to 25 years of age to submit performance audio or video (music, dance, speeches, slam poetry) up to 5 min in length, visual […]

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Meet our 2018-19 Interns!

Welcome to our 2018-19 Interns! Brooke Sutton Brooke Sutton joined PJALS this fall as an intern through Eastern Washington University’s School of Social Work. Brooke has always been passionate about helping others and promoting change.  Her original intent was to work with at-risk youth and obtain her CDP. After looking into some of the work […]

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Young Activists Thank You!

In August, PJALS members helped send three young activists in Spokane to Western States Center‘s annual Activists Mobilizing for Power conference in Portland, OR. We are excited about our long-term commitment and prioritization of leadership development–it’s how we build a sustainable movement!–and energized by the possibilities of these lessons being shared in our PJALS community. […]

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Help Send Young Activists to AMP Next Weekend!

Help send young PJALS leaders to “Building Communities of Hope – Activists Mobilizing for Power” training conference in Portland, OR, Aug 11-13! AMP is a unique three-day training and networking conference for community-based leaders, staff, and volunteers of groups organizing for justice. Read about the small group heading to Portland to build skill, make connections, […]

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Where all are welcome

Where all are welcome By Christina Walden Hello PJALS Members! I am a new Intern at PJALS this years from the Eastern Washington University School of Social Work. I am so excited to be here working with you all to advance the causes of peace and justice here in Spokane, in our region, and hopefully […]

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Fighting for justice and equity

Fighting for justice and equity By Bailey Russell Hi, I am an intern with PJALS for the 2016-2017 academic school year. I am a senior at Gonzaga University and will be graduating with a B.A. in International Relations and a minor in French in May 2017. I will head to law school in the fall […]

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Being here has shown me what a community is

Being here has shown me what a community is By Hawa Elias I joined PJALS as a way to get away from the “Gonzaga bubble”, a way to involve myself in the Spokane community to fully experience the city that I am living in. I am so glad that I chose to intern at PJALS […]

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