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National Week of Action starting January 15th - to Honor MLK - from the Poor People's Campaign

On January 15th, on the birthday of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. there will be a National Virtual Event & Week of Action to raise attention end educate about the revolutionary focus of MLK's last 3 years, cosponsored by The Wisconsin Poor People's Campaign and National Union of the Homeless (NUH). In January, the coldest of Wisconsin months, it is important that we continue to advocate for the people who have to stay outside in this inhabitable weather.

The Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty ‘Enters Into Force’ January 22nd! Here’s what YOU can do:

On January 22nd the UN Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons ‘Enters Into Force’. Together We Enter a New Chapter in the Work to Attain a Nuclear-Free World.

WISCONSIN FAITH LEADERS STATEMENT ON IMPEACHMENT - January 15, 2021

We, the undersigned Wisconsin faith leaders, are profoundly disturbed by persistent attempts over the last two months to overturn the will of the people as expressed in the November election, which has been called “the most secure in American history.”[1] These efforts came to a head last week in the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol and our democratically elected leaders of all parties. As leaders of faith, we claim our role as part of our country’s moral conscience.

CALL TO PROTEST INTERNATIONALLY - The World Says No to War on Yemen - Add Your Group's Name!

We call on people around the world to protest the war on January 25, 2021. Since 2015, the Saudi-led bombing and blockade of Yemen have killed tens of thousands of people and devastated the country. The U.N. calls this the largest humanitarian crisis on Earth.

Sulfide Mine Permit Denied: “A Win for Wetlands”

MARQUETTE, MI, Friday, January 8, 2021 – Regional environmental groups are celebrating the news that a disputed Wetlands Permit for Aquila Resources’ Back Forty sulfide mine has been denied by a Michigan Administrative Law Judge, concluding a two year review of the contested case.

View the ACLU's 'BIDEN-HARRIS TO-DO LIST' - and continue to push for bold measures

View the ACLU's BIDEN-HARRIS TO-DO LIST - and continue to push for bold measures from this incoming administration that serve to tackle pivotal issues across criminal justice, immigrants' rights, voting, disability rights, speech, privacy, and more. 

Stop the Line 3 Pipeline - for water, for treaties, for climate

https://www.stopline3.org/#intro . Line 3 is a proposed pipeline expansion to bring nearly a million barrels of tar sands per day from Alberta, Canada to Superior, Wisconsin. It was proposed in 2014 by Enbridge, a Canadian pipeline company responsible for the largest inland oil spill in the US. Enbridge seeks to build a new pipeline corridor through untouched wetlands and the treaty territory of Anishinaabe peoples, through the Mississippi River headwaters to the shore of Lake Superior.

Send a message to save our rivers!

American Rivers, a national conservation group, has designated the Menominee River on the Michigan-Wisconsin border, one of the 10 most endangered rivers in the U.S. because of the threat of toxic sulfide mining next to the river.

Please go to American Rivers' website and send a message to Michigan's Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) to ban the dangerous tailings dam associated with toxic mining and deny a permit for the proposed Back Forty mine:

Echo Valley Farm offers sustainable farming internships & longterm positions

Echo Valley Farm is offering long term or permanent positions for those ready for the challenges of living on a farming community. 

Beginning March 1, 2021 through October 2021

Gardening From Seed to Harvest 
This is an internship with the possibility of staying on at Echo Valley Farm.
Accommodations and meals will be provided. 

Forward! Marching Band - Raise Your Voice Up VIDEO

While the Covid Pandemic has mostly kept us off the streets and from doing what we love the most-gathering a crowd and building community-we have been staying engaged with each other and trying to make new connections with other groups. We've created a couple of online videos during the pandemic and would be interested in working with WNPJ member groups who would like to use our music and/or videos to enhance their online events or social media presence.