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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 eighth graders at Pullman's Lincoln Middle School
  • With the community's help, created a 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  

Thank you to all who joined us on the Palouse to participate in the Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps candlelight vigil on Friday, July 12.  Event co-sponsor: Community Congregational United Church of Christ in Pullman, WA.  Read more about the event in Inland 360 and in the Daily Evergreen.  The event flyer has information about what you can do next.

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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

October 21, 2019
  • Brexit?

    October 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Foley Speaker's Room, 308 Bryan Hall, WSU

    The United Kingdom has until October 31 to depart from the European Union. Can the UK withdraw without a deal? Join Craig Parsons, University of Oregon, and Todd Butler,
    Washington State University, who will discuss the ramifications
    of this momentous decision.

    Sponsored by The Foley Institute

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November 2, 2019
  • Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance

    November 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    For the 39th Roger Williams Symposium, Dr. Robin Meyers will speak on “Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance”, Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7-8 p.m. Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St., Pullman.

    Dr. Meyers is an author, syndicated columnist and NPR commentator. He is the senior minister of Mayflower Congregational UCC Church, and Distinguished Professor of Social Justice Emeritus, Oklahoma City University. He will show his film “American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel” followed by a workshop on Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2-4 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 1410 NE Stadium Way.

    He will present a lecture “Climate Change as a Moral Imperative” sponsored by the Thomas Foley Institute at WSU Monday, November 4, 2019, noon. Room 308 Bryan Hall, WSU

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November 3, 2019
  • Film: “American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel”

    November 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    St. James Episcopal Church, 1410 NE Stadium Way, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    For the 39th Roger Williams Symposium, Dr. Robin Meyers will speak on “Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance”, Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7-8 p.m. Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St., Pullman.

    Dr. Meyers is an author, syndicated columnist and NPR commentator. He is the senior minister of Mayflower Congregational UCC Church, and Distinguished Professor of Social Justice Emeritus, Oklahoma City University. He will show his film “American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel” followed by a workshop on Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2-4 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 1410 NE Stadium Way.

    He will present a lecture “Climate Change as a Moral Imperative” sponsored by the Thomas Foley Institute at WSU Monday, November 4, 2019, noon. Room 308 Bryan Hall, WSU

    See more details

November 4, 2019
  • Climate change A moral imperative

    November 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Foley Speaker's Room, 308 Bryan Hall, WSU

    The current generation is the first to truly understand the implications of climate change, and the last to be able to do something about it. It’s imperative to make change, and not to lose hope.

    Dr. Robin Meyers is an NPR commentator, author, and senior minister of Mayflower Congregational UCC Church. Distinguished Professor of Social Justice emeritus at Oklahoma City University.

    Monday November 4 | 12 p.m.
    Foley Speaker’s Room | 308 Bryan Hall
    Climate change A moral imperative
    Cosponsored with The Common Ministry at WSU

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November 9, 2019
  • Friends of the Clearwater Annual Meeting & Gathering

    November 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Great Room – 1912 Center, 412 E. Third Moscow

    Join us for our end-of-the-year celebration featuring a community potluck, silent auction, awards ceremony, cash bar and more! This event is family-friendly and always very well attended. Let’s celebrate our collective accomplishments and on-going efforts to keep the federal public lands in the Clearwater Basin of North Central Idaho wild. Call 208-882-9755 for questions.

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