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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

January 18, 2020
  • 2020 Martin Luther King Jr.- Human Rights Community Breakfast

    January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    Moscow Middle School; Multipurpose room

    Tickets are now on sale for 2020 Martin Luther King Jr.- Human Rights Community Breakfast sponsored annually by the Latah County Human Rights Task Force with the assistance of the City of Moscow Human Rights Commission and the University of Idaho Office of Multicultural Affairs.

    The Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, January 18 at 9am at Moscow Middle School Multipurpose Room. The event is presented to commemorate and affirm the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as they relate to our lives and futures. Tickets priced at $10 general admission and $5 for students and youth, including university students, are available at Bookpeople of Moscow, Paradise Ridge CD's, and through the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

    The event includes a full home-made breakfast; presentation of the Rosa Parks Awards for Human Rights Achievement; announcement of winners in the Martin Luther King Art and Essay Contest; entertainment by Adrian  Crookston; and a keynote address by Jeremy Woodson, Manager of Community Engagement for ACLU Idaho. His address will deal with "The Right to  Vote: Access and Challenges. All profits from the Breakfast are used to provide human rights and diversity programs for Latah County schools.

    For more information go to www.humanrightslatah.org 

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January 23, 2020
  • Comedy & Politics with W. Kamau Bell

    January 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Foley Speaker's Room; 308 Bryan Hall WSU

    What is the role of comedy in politics? Stand-up comedian and television host W. Kamau Bell,frequently weaves sociopolitical commentary into his work, including a recent Netflix comedyspecial Private School Negro, and the CNN documentary series United Shades of America.

    Cosponsored with the WSU MLK Program

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January 30, 2020
  • Moving to American From Mexican to Mexican-American

    January 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Foley Speaker's Room, 308 Bryan Hall; WSU

    The politics of immigration have become increasingly hostile. Join Carlos Gil,who explores the issue through tracing his family’s history of immigration tosouthern California.Carlos Gil is emeritus professor at the University of Washington, specializing inLatin American history. He is the author of We Became Mexican-American: HowOur Immigrant Family Survived to Pursue the American Dream.Pizza & Politics SeriesMoving to AmericaFrom Mexican to Mexican-American.

    Cosponsored with the Common Reading Program

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