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What is SCAR PAC?

Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR) PAC is a political action committee based in Spokane, Washington, that is dedicated to promoting racial equity and justice in the local community. The organization works to advance policies and elect candidates who are committed to promoting racial justice, equality, and inclusivity. Through its political advocacy, the SCAR PAC aims to create a more just and equitable community for people of color, immigrants, and other marginalized groups. The group’s activities include candidate endorsement, issue advocacy, and voter education and mobilization. SCAR PAC is committed to creating a more equitable and just society through political activism and community engagement, and is an important voice for marginalized communities in Spokane and beyond.

What is a Political Action Committee (PAC)?

Political Action Committee (PAC) — A popular term for a political committee organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates. Most PACs represent business, labor or ideological interests. PACs can give $5,000 to a candidate committee per election (primary, general or special). They can also give up to $15,000 annually to any national party committee, and $5,000 annually to any other PAC. PACs may receive up to $5,000 from any one individual, PAC or party committee per calendar year. A PAC must register with the FEC within 10 days of its formation, providing name and address for the PAC, its treasurer and any connected organizations. Affiliated PACs are treated as one donor for the purpose of contribution limits.

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Donate to SCAR PAC

Donations made to Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR) are not the same as donations made to SCAR PAC. The SCAR PAC is a separate entity that was created to amplify the voice of the community against racism and bigotry in Spokane. SCAR will continue to remain politically active and is switching from an LLC to a 401c4 to keep its political voice regardless of business status.