Elizabeth Backstrom

Elizabeth Backstrom majored in journalism at Western Washington University and currently works as a content analyst and grant writer in Spokane. Her background is in newswriting and features, but if an overabundance of caffeine is consumed, she has been known to write a humor piece or two. Backstrom attended various Christian churches growing up in Spokane and currently attends First Covenant Church, an inner-city ministry in downtown Spokane.

More than 2,000 expected at Spokane women’s march

Approximately 30 volunteers are coordinating the Spokane-area march, and women are coming from across the region, including Pullman, Deer Park and Moses Lake to participate in the event, which will take place at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

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Is America Possible?

Today, I know people from all sides of the political spectrum and from many different faiths. In this heated election season, it's been quite tempting to take sides and write off people as racist or sexist, but my own history won't let me do that so easily.

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