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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:

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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Spokane - Budget Matters Policy Summit

For the first time ever, the Washington State Budget & Policy Center, a Spokane Alliance statewide partner, will host a Budget Matters Policy Summit in eastern Washington! Our two organizations are working together in coalition with others on the All in for Washington campaign to address our upside down tax code. This is a great opportunity to learn more about state, national and local pressures and become more engaged in addressing them. Join us!!

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State Budget Passes... More Work Needed!

State Budget Passes... More Work Needed!

August 2017 -- Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a two-year budget shortly before midnight on the evening of June 30. During the extra long session, you made a huge difference.

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Progress! Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Facility Gets Green Light

Progress! Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Facility Gets Green Light

July 2017 -- Congratulations are in order for the Spokane Alliance's Public Safety & Mental Health Research Action Team! After three years of the team's work researching and promoting the idea with partner organizations, key leaders, and government agencies, the Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council voted to approve a plan to build a Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Facility in 2018. The facility will also be a win for Spokanites who suffer from mental illness.

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Upcoming Events
Spokane - Institutional Leaders Caucus Mar 21, 2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM — Laborer's Hall, 1330 N Calispel St, Spokane
Spokane - Healthcare Action Team Mar 27, 2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM — Liberty Park UMC, 1526 E. 11th Avenue, Spokane
Spokane - Jobs Team Meeting Apr 04, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Liberty Park UMC, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane
Spokane - Core Team April Workshop Apr 04, 2019 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM — Liberty Park UMC, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane
Spokane - West Central Development Team Meeting Apr 09, 2019 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM — West Central Episcopal Mission at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1832 W Dean Ave, Spokane
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