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.

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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 2017, our founding year, a success.  The following are some of the organizational accomplishments for which we are particularly proud, including being the recipient of a 2017 Cougars Against Hate, Extremism, and Terrorism Award!

  • Distributed information on how bills, laws, and policies impact citizens
  • Sponsored a "How to Run for Office" workshop
  • Maintained an up-to-date calendar of events informing the community of local events
  • Sponsored a letter writing workshop to help people learn how to contact their government representatives
  • Sponsored an open house at the proposed location for the Pullman City Hall
  • Sponsored a Pullman City Council and School Board candidate forum
  • Distributed and posted on our website answers to our candidate questionnaires (for Moscow and Pullman CityCouncil and School Board candidates)
  • Created a rapid response text system
  • Co-sponsored a pro-immigration rally in Moscow City Park
  • Sponsored Planned Parenthood speaker
  • Sponsored a "Communicating Across Difference" workshop

Please visit our website and Facebook pages often.  2018 promises to be an exciting year, and we will need your support!


2018 Election Season Information (Coming October 16:  Candidates answer our questions)

Take a selfie mailing or casting your ballot and join us for an “I VOTED!” election night party on November 6! The party will be from 5:30-7:30pm at South Fork Public House (in the Wheatland Shopping Center, 1680 S Grand Ave, Pullman) and will celebrate voters of all affiliations exercising their right to vote. There will be food and drink specials for those who
show their voting selfies. Watch for more details on our on our Facebook page .

Communicating Across Difference Workshop 

Thank you for attending our workshop. Read more about the workshop facilitator, Anna Plemons,  in the Inland 360.

Pullman ArtWalk 2018

Thank you for joining us at Pullman's ArtWalk!  Our community art piece will be on display in Neill Public Library in January 2019!  Here's a preview of the banner:

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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 15, 2018
  • Coffee and Politics Series: Why They Come Illegal Immigration to the U.S.

    October 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    WSU: Foley Speaker's Room, 308 Bryan Hall

    Immigrants and refugees are the subject of intense political controversy, but should they be? Is there really a crisis on the border? Why do people attempt the dangerous route to entering as an undocumented immigrant, and what are the “ethics of place”?

    Miguel De La Torre is a professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at
    Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO. He is an author, scholar-activist, and
    an ordained Southern Baptist minister.

    Cosponsored with The Common Ministry at WSU

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  • Thomas Foley lecture: “Why They Come”

    October 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    WSU: Bryan Hall Room 316

    The Common Ministry at WSU will be sponsoring the 38th Roger Williams Symposium October 13-15, 2018. This series features nationally-known speakers at the crossroads of faith and social justice. This year our speaker will be Dr. Miguel De La Torre. We want to inform communities in Pullman and Moscow.

    For the 38th Roger Williams Symposium Dr. Miguel De La Torre will speak on “The Death of U.S. Christianity”, Saturday, October 13 at 7 p.m. at Ensminger Pavilion, WSU. Dr. De La Torre is a professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO. He is an author, scholar-activist and an ordained Southern Baptist minister. He will show his film on immigration titled “Trails of Hope and Terror” followed by a discussion from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 14 at St. James Episcopal Church in Pullman. He will present a Thomas Foley lecture on “Why They Come” on Monday, October 15 at noon in Bryan Hall Room 316, WSU. This event is sponsored by The Common Ministry at WSU and the Thomas Foley Institute

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