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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 Responds to Immigration Raids

Spokane Responds to Immigration Raids

November 25, 2018 - Spokane Alliance joined the community in rejecting federal immigration agents' practice of searches and seizures on Greyhound buses. The City Council passed an emergency ordinance to outlaw the practice, but it has yet to be enforced by the Mayor.

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Report Back: October Delegates Assembly

Delegates from the Spokane Alliance member institutions met Oct. 11, 2018 at Liberty Park United Methodist Church. Here are some highlights that meeting.

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WSU, Spokane Alliance lay ground for mobile medical clinic

WSU, Spokane Alliance lay ground for mobile medical clinic

April 25, 2018 -- The Spokesman-Review -- To create a Spokane-based mobile clinic, WSU has partnered with the Spokane Alliance, a group of roughly 30 churches, nonprofits and other community organizations. The alliance will have community forums and gather feedback from stakeholders through the end of the summer. Some ideas that already have been proposed are bringing the clinic, along with interpreters, to neighborhoods with a large number of Russian and Slavic residents, providing care around Spokane’s homeless shelters and treating people in rural areas of the county, said Dave Kovac, secretary for the Spokane Firefighters Union, a member of the alliance.

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Delegate Assembly: Four Research Action Teams Ready to Go!

Delegate Assembly: Four Research Action Teams Ready to Go!

October 2017 -- In an energetic Delegate Assembly on September 21, attendees voted on a variety of action paths for the Spokane Alliance to pursue in the coming year.

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Upcoming Events
Spokane - Healthcare Action Team Jan 23, 2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM — Liberty Park UMC, 1526 E. 11th Avenue, Spokane
Spokane - Jobs Team Meeting Feb 07, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Liberty Park UMC, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane
Spokane - Core Team February Workshop Feb 07, 2019 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Liberty Park UMC, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane
Spokane - West Central Development Team Meeting Feb 12, 2019 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM — West Central Episcopal Mission at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1832 W Dean Ave, Spokane
Spokane - Delegate Assembly Feb 21, 2019 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Liberty Park UMC, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane
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