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Welcome to Spokane Alliance!

Welcome to Spokane Alliance!

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Spokane Alliance is a group of nonpartisan, proactive, everyday citizens dedicated to making Spokane a better place for all to live and thrive.  You’ll find us working for change in churches and classrooms, in living rooms and union halls, in City Hall and in Olympia.

For more than 10 years, Spokane Alliance has worked to improve public transportation, increase job opportunities and green building requirements among other issues.  We are a non-profit supported by the dues of our member organizations, individuals and foundations.  We are affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation, a coalition of like-minded organizations in cities across the United States, the UK, Germany, Canada and Australia.

At Spokane Alliance, we believe that by working together we have the power to change our communities for the better.  We do more than just sign petitions and protest.  We take action.

 

NEWS:

Spokane Alliance wins Blue Star Award

Spokane Alliance wins Blue Star Award

May, 2016 -- The Spokane Alliance's successful campaign for sick and safe leave for Spokane workers got major recognition at the Spokane County Democrats' Foley Legacy Dinner on April 23.

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Welcome New Members!

March, 2016 - The Spokane Alliance is pleased to welcome two new member institutions this season - Washington State Nurses Association and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 1221. Here's what the new members had to say about their decisions to join.

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Spokane - State Budget Presenter Training / Workshop

You asked for it, here it is! Come get trained on how to talk about Building a Better Washington.

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A win for a healthier and more equitable Spokane

A win for a healthier and more equitable Spokane

January, 2016 -- On January 11th the Spokane City Council voted 6-1 to pass a Sick and Safe Leave Policy, on the 22nd Mayor Condon vetoed it, and three days after that the city council overrode the mayor's veto. Over 180 people turned out in support of Sick and Safe Leave on the night of the initial vote with over 30 prepared testimonies from many different perspectives. We, the Spokane Alliance and our allies, were able to pass a strong policy for Spokane and succeeded in getting a stronger policy than most jurisdictions across the country.

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Upcoming Events
Spokane - All In For Washington Team Meeting Jul 07, 2016 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM — Spokane Alliance Office, 1526 E. 11th Ave, Spokane
Spokane - Jobs Team Jul 12, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM — Spokane Alliance Office, 1526 E. 11th Ave, Spokane
Spokane - General Leadership Team Meeting Jul 21, 2016 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM — Location TBA
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