Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR) invited the public to attend a presentation Monday, March 25, to address efforts to build a new jail in Spokane and why alternatives are needed to better create a fair, efficient system of justice for everyone in the community.Read More
Pastor Kendricks welcomed us and we introduced ourselves to each other. Pastor Kendricks reminded us of our formation through the story of William Pondexter’s altercation with his girlfriend, how Eric Bushnell skateboarding by shot William in the back at 30 feet while walking away from confrontation.Read More
We had a special presentation on the Fascist Alt-Right by Dr. Joan Braune, there were over 150 folks in attendance.
Here are the rough notes of what was discussed, provided to us by Rev. Rick Matters.Read More
Our general meeting held May 29th was the first time we began tracking our minutes for display on the website. Please feel free to make suggestions on what you’d like to see for future updates.Read More
In April 2016, Spokane County was awarded a $1.75 Million MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge Grant. However, in the two years that have passed since Spokane received the MacArthur Foundation grant, the enthusiasm from many of the community members who were initially engaged with the SRLJC has been replaced with frustration, dissatisfaction and disappointment.Read More