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PJALS Vigil to Honor Thousands of Civilian Lives lost in Middle East Clash, Call for Cease-Fire

PJALS will host a Candlelight Vigil on Dec. 14. They join other humanitarian and human rights organizations in calls for a permanent cease-fire, an end to Israel’s current blockade of Gaza and the 16-year siege and the return of all hostages and political prisoners by Hamas and Israel.

Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane to Hold 3-Day Organizing & Issues Conference

The Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) is holding its 14th annual action conference Sept. 28 – 30. The conference is designed to help activists “sharpen skills, deepen analysis and strengthen relationships.”

PJALS to honor MLK’s Vietnam speech with panel discussion

Tomorrow, on the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence," the Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane will host a panel discussion on the violence King addressed.

Hate-filled fliers rejected by Spokane organizations

In the early hours of March 16, several buildings in downtown Spokane were vandalized, or "attacked" locals said, with the posting of fliers bearing anti-immigration, anti-refugee, and specifically anti-Semitic remarks and drawings.

Rally in downtown Spokane today shows support for immigrants, refugees

Today at 5 p.m. a rally will take place in Spokane supporting immigrants and refugees.

PJALS conference to feature 21 workshops, keynote from Sandy Williams

The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane will host its annual conference, "Resist and Rise Up" this month at the Unitarian Universalist Church of...

Her parents were murdered and she’s coming to Spokane to speak against the death penalty

Becky O'Neil McBrayer's mother and step-father were murdered in 2006. On Oct. 20 she'll be in Spokane to share why she believes the death penalty should be abolished.

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