Connect. Inspire. Act.

Palouse ProActive connects people to information, resources, and one another to inspire dignity and promote democracy.

Contact us if you have events for the calendar or know someone who needs support.

Interested in joining our email list?  Send an email to contact@palouseproactive.org with JOIN LIST in the subject line.

Join our rapid response text/email system if you want to be contacted in real-time with information regarding community members who need assistance or to hear about important local events that unfold quickly.

Palouse ProActive would like to thank the numerous volunteers, sponsors, and community members who made 2018 a success.   The following are some of the organizational accomplishments for which we are particularly proud.

  • Maintained an up-to-date calendar of events informing the community of local events
  • Registered community members to vote at a variety of public events
  • Sponsored a "Contact Your Representative" family event
  • Delivered a civics lesson to eight graders at Pullman's Lincoln Middle School
  • With the community's help, created public art piece at Pullman's ArtWalk
  • Distributed and posted on our website answers to our candidate questionnaires (for Pullman candidates)
  • Hosted an "I Voted" Party to help the community celebrate their right to vote
  • Sponsored a "Communicating Across Difference" workshop

Please read about our 2017 accomplishments here and visit our website and Facebook pages often. 

2019 promises to be an exciting year, and we will need your support!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND RECENT EVENTS  

How to Run for Office workshop, February 21, Barley Room, Pioneer Center (240 SE Dexter St, Pullman), 6:30-8pm. We will be joined by elected officials from Pullman and Moscow who will share tips on running for office.  Keep watching here and visit our Facebook page for details.

Our 2018 Pullman ArtWalk community art piece is currently on display in Neill Public Library for the month of January 2019!  Visit the library to view the banner (and find where you signed it!) and check out a book on community action and involvement while you're there.

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Palouse ProActive gladly welcomes donations of your time and skills at events we are planning! We are also interested in your donations of paper goods, printing services, and meeting spaces. Contact us if you have something to share!

Calendar of events on the Palouse

January 16, 2019
  • League of Women Voters Moscow Holds Postcard Action to Support the Will of the Voters on Medicaid Expansion

    January 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Fiske Room, 1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St., Moscow, ID

    Wednesday, January 16 and Friday, January 18 (noon – 1pm): League of Women Voters Moscow Holds Postcard Action to Support the Will of the Voters on Medicaid Expansion. Fiske Room, 1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St., Moscow, ID As our new and returning legislators return or prepare to begin their first session, the LWVM wants to make sure that they start off knowing that expanding Medicaid should be a top priority. We will hold two postcard writing sessions to send messages to our continuing and newly elected legislators asking them to fully fund and implement unmodified the Medicaid expansion passed by over 60% of Idaho voters in November. Sending a message is an easy way to make your voice heard and to help us continue building momentum to implement the will of the voters. The League will supply stamped postcards, and mailing labels for legislators, talking points and snacks!

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January 17, 2019
  • League of Women Voters of Pullman Brown Bag Meeting: New School Principals

    January 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    Brown Bag Meeting
    Date: Thursday, Thursday January 17, 12:00 noon to 1:00
    Program: New School Principals
    Place: Community Congregational Church (525 Campus St.)

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January 18, 2019
  • League of Women Voters Moscow Holds Postcard Action to Support the Will of the Voters on Medicaid Expansion

    January 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Fiske Room, 1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St., Moscow, ID

    Wednesday, January 16 and Friday, January 18 (noon – 1pm): League of Women Voters Moscow Holds Postcard Action to Support the Will of the Voters on Medicaid Expansion. Fiske Room, 1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St., Moscow, ID As our new and returning legislators return or prepare to begin their first session, the LWVM wants to make sure that they start off knowing that expanding Medicaid should be a top priority. We will hold two postcard writing sessions to send messages to our continuing and newly elected legislators asking them to fully fund and implement unmodified the Medicaid expansion passed by over 60% of Idaho voters in November. Sending a message is an easy way to make your voice heard and to help us continue building momentum to implement the will of the voters. The League will supply stamped postcards, and mailing labels for legislators, talking points and snacks!

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January 25, 2019
  • Food Summit 2019: Resilience and Regeneration

    January 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Latah County Fairgrounds & Events Center, Moscow ID

    Featuring keynote storyteller

    Merna Ann Hecht, poet, gardener, & author of Our Table of Memories

    Learn about resilience & regeneration in our local food shed, hear stories that weave together our heritage & our future of food in the Palouse-Clearwater region, and help build food alliances to leverage local food access. Keynote Merna Hecht will demonstrate the power of poetry and storytelling to inspire change. Afternoon round table sessions will engage participants in the art of sharing stories to strengthen our local food system by building relationships and new collaborations. An onsite Children's Activity Room will be geared for ages K-8. Scholarships available.

    As part of this year's Summit, we will host a food drive for our local food banks and a hygiene drive that will benefit migrant farm workers in Idaho and Washington.

    For more information & to register:
    https://foodsummit2019.eventbrite.com

    For more information & to register:
    https://foodsummit2019.eventbrite.com

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February 4, 2019
  • League of Women Voters of Pullman Meeting

    February 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Umpqua Bank, 225 N Grand Ave, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    League Meeting -- About Downtown Pullman
    Public Meeting - Everyone is welcome to attend
    Date: Monday, February 4, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
    Social half hour with snacks at 6:30
    Place: Umpqua Bank, 225 N. Grand Ave., Pullman

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