WNPJ is hiring! Apply by Tuesday, March 23

WNPJ is looking to hire a part-time Administrative Coordinator. This is a half time, $20/hour position at present. With regular fundraising there is the potential for increased hours, benefits, additional staff and office space. The Coordinator is the only paid WNPJ staff position. Currently WNPJ functions are carried out remotely from home using Zoom and/or Facebook for meetings and events.

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Lay Down My Sword and Shield

An eight-week online course taught by Kathy Kelly starting April 2021

Biden: Stop Bombing Syria! Sign the petition....

Condemn the Biden administration’s bombing of Syria and tell Biden to immediately de-escalate. We need peace in the Middle East!

Dear President Biden, 

Wisconsin Drops Environmental Testing for 3 PFAS found in Firefighting Foams

Environmental testing by the Wisconsin DNR detected three PFAS chemicals (10:2 FTS, PFHxDA and PFODA) in firefighting foam and soil at the huge ATC Transformer Fire in Madison in 2019. In a surprising move this week, the WDNR announced that it will be dropping these same three chemicals to match EPA’s less stringent testing protocols.

CCL Invites Groups to Endorse an Environmental Bill in Congress

The Milwaukee chapter of an international organization, Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL), www.citizensclimatelobby.org, invites your organization to consider endorsing a bill that would effectively ad

Bills Introduced in WI today:to prevent transgender student athletes from participating in organized sports at school.

GSAFE in the news - proposed legislation aimed at limiting transgender student athletes from participating in organized sports at school.

Today two bills were introduced in the Wisconsin legislature that would prevent transgender student athletes from participating in organized sports at school.

A Global Demand to 35 Governments: Get Your Troops Out of Afghanistan

Thank You to 7 That Already Have

Tell State Legislators: Stop attacking the transgender community NOW!

We are in what is already a busy and combative state legislative season … and we need your help to ensure we fight back against every anti-transgender piece of legislation that comes our way.

Right now, we are tracking bills in state legislatures across the country — and many of them are targeting the rights and dignity of transgender people, especially our transgender youth. Let’s show anti-equality legislators that we won’t tolerate any more bullying and discrimination!

MREA Files Lawsuit to Open Solar Opportunities for Wisconsinites

MREA Files Lawsuit to Open Solar and Other Clean Energy Opportunities for Wisconsinites

Ask WI legislators to work with the disability and aging communities to address barriers to voting

New State Bills Would Make It Harder for People with Disabilities and Older Adults to Vote

Wisconsin legislators are being asked to co-sponsor some voting bills that will make it harder for many people with disabilities and older adults to vote. 

If these issues are important to you, tell your legislators about your concerns.

W.A.V.E. Action Alert: Send a message to your legislators and Wisconsin's Joint Committee on Finance

Ask your legislators to keep gun violence prevention -- including gun-purchaser screenings, extreme risk protection orders (ERPO), and funding for community-level gun violence intervention and prevention programs (VIPP) -- in Wisconsin's biennial budget.

You can use this link – to contact your legislators:

https://waveedfund.salsalabs.org/gvpwibudget/index.html

Governor Evers Budget Bill Moves Wisconsin Closer to 100% Clean Energy

On Tuesday, February 16th Governor Tony Evers presented his 2021-23 Budget Bill proposal, SB 111.  

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Happy 30th Birthday, WNPJ!

Some highlights for the specific years of 1991, 2001, and 2011:

Frank Boyle, Midge Miller, Fred Risser and Nan Cheney; some of our WNPJ founders

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