Liz Moore’s bio information tells us how she arrived at the Peace and Justice Action League and describes the goals of the PJAL.
Liz Moore is the director of the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane. PJALS’ mission is to engage everyday people to build a just and nonviolent world. PJALS trains grassroots leaders in community organizing. Current top priorities are standing with immigrants, opposing white nationalism, ending mass incarceration and systemic racism in Spokane County’s criminal justice system, and educating about the costs of war. Liz began her activism in PJALS’ youth group as a Deer Park high school student after looking up “peace” in the phone book. Liz worked as an organizer and educator in unions and community groups on issues including marriage equality, racial justice, and worker rights before returning to the organization that helped shape and define her work as a young activist. She is passionate about grassroots leadership development and supporting youth as leaders. In all that she does, Liz holds fast to the belief that everyday people have the power to build a just and nonviolent world.