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Welcome to Spokane Alliance!

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Everyone gets sick. And everyone deserves time to get better, without risking their economic security or safety.

Learn more about the Spokane Alliance's Sick and Safe Leave Campaign.

 

 

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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:

Sick & Safe Campaign:  New Online Information, Tools and Actions!

Sick & Safe Campaign: New Online Information, Tools and Actions!

May, 2015 -- The Spokane Alliance is launching a new digital component to the campaign for earned sick and safe leave.

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Welcome New Member Global Neighborhood!

Welcome New Member Global Neighborhood!

April, 2015 -- The Spokane Alliance extends a warm welcome to Global Neighborhood, our newest member institution. Global Neighborhood provides former refugees with opportunities for holistic development, providing them with Employment, Education, and Empowerment.

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Spokane Alliance Introduces Paid Sick, Safe & Leave Policy at Packed Press Conference

Spokane Alliance Introduces Paid Sick, Safe & Leave Policy at Packed Press Conference

March, 2015 -- Over 70 Spokane Alliance members, as well as representatives from a broad coalition of 60 businesses and community organizations, filled the dining area in front of the new Common Crumb Bakery on Main Street on Tuesday, March 31 to introduce a Paid Sick, Safe & Family Leave draft policy covering all Spokane workers, and to call on City Council to pass an ordinance based on that policy.

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Snyder, Waldref plan to draft paid sick leave policy for Spokane

Snyder, Waldref plan to draft paid sick leave policy for Spokane

3/31/15 -- KXLY4 -- If you're out sick from work, do you get paid? Many in Spokane do not, but some city council members want to change that. City council members Jon Snyder and Amber Waldref plan to introduce a resolution this week that basically states their intentions to establish a paid sick leave ordinance in the city. The policy would be based on a proposal from the Spokane Alliance that outlines how employees would accrue sick leave and how much of it they could earn at different sized businesses.

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Upcoming Events
Spokane - Sick & Safe Action Team May 26, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM — Spokane Alliance Office, 1526 E 11th Ave. Spokane
Spokane - Sick & Safe Action Team Jun 01, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM — Spokane Alliance Office, 1526 E 11th Ave. Spokane
Spokane - Sick & Safe Action Team Jun 08, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM — Spokane Alliance Office, 1526 E 11th Ave. Spokane
Spokane - Public Safety & Mental Health Team Jun 09, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM — Spokane Alliance, 1526 E 11th Ave
Spokane - Sick & Safe Action Team Jun 15, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM — Spokane Alliance Office, 1526 E 11th Ave. Spokane
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