Our deep appreciation to all the guests who came to our “Everyday People Building Beyond the Moment” Benefit Luncheon last week, to the table hosts who invited such marvelous people, to the sponsors who made the event possible, to the volunteers who made it flow smoothly, and to our inspiring speakers! If you weren’t able to attend but you want to support our work through this event, you can click the red Donate button and dedicate your donation to the luncheon!
Well over 350 people came together to celebrate our community of action and give to make us stronger together.
PJALS Director Liz Moore welcomed us together.
Retired co-directors Nancy and Rusty Nelson received a standing ovation in appreciation for their leadership and support.
Keynote speaker Mijo Lee, Executive Director of Social Justice Fund NW, moved us with her compelling address on the power of organizing!
Pui-Yan Lam shared an insightful reflection about the coalition-building PJALS is part of.
Ellary Lockwood shared how she’s put what she learned in PJALS’ Young Activist Leaders Program to work in organizing with other students for gun reform. Go Ellary!
Celia Friedman, graduate of our Young Activist Leaders Program and current Steering Committee member, called us to action!
MC Mark Hamlin and PJALS Development Coordinator Farand Gunnels talk with PJALS member Maurina Ladich.