When the coronavirus pandemic began the Spokane Alliance quickly organized to meet a critical community need: stress on the healthcare system. With support from the WSU Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine and in coordination with the Spokane Regional Health District, the Spokane Alliance created the Community Health Monitoring Program to provide support and connection to COVID patients quarantining at home.Read more
We are taking steps on the local, state, and federal level to address the immediate needs of our community and build power for a long-term economic response. Learn more about how you can get involved.Read more
Good Jobs have been a priority for the Spokane Alliance since our founding. Currently, the Jobs Team is focused on ensuring that all Public Works projects in the Spokane region create benefits for the whole community. We believe that the community is strengthened when more workers have health insurance and retirement benefits.Read more
HEART is a campaign team of the Spokane Alliance rooted in the West Central neighborhood that grew out of community organizing work at the West Central Episcopal Mission. Lack of stable, affordable, and dignified housing was identified as the top concern by guests and volunteers at the West Central Episcopal Mission's Wednesday night free Dinner Table.Read more
The Health Care Research Action Team conducted a Listening Campaign in Summer 2018 to identify the biggest health care pressures that members of the Spokane Alliance experience. We held face-to-face meetings with over 150 of our members. The top concerns that are most deeply and broadly felt are: unaffordable health care and insurance costs, complex and dehumanizing health care system, and a lack of mental health resources.