President Trump just released his budget proposal to pour $54 billion more into the Pentagon at the expense of nearly every federal agency. Titled "America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again," the budget would make America anything but great.
Action Alert 1: United Nations Association - Greater Milwaukee Global Citizens Awards Luncheon
Action Alert 2: Interfaith Earth Network Open House
Action Alert 3: LGBTQ+ Equality Day
Action Alert 4: Food + Farms Film Festival!
Action Alert 5: 9th Annual Wisconsin Grassroots Festival
Plowshare Fair Trade Marketplace and Education for Peace Center located on Main Street in Waukesha proudly awarded the 4th annual Kate Delaney Jolin Peacebuilder Awards on Friday, March 10, at Plowshare's 28th Anniversary Celebration held in the Carroll University Ballroom.
The individual award recipient was Iva Richards, nominated by Mark Blackman for her involvement with Ventures in People (Helping Haitians Help Themselves), SOPHIA, and Ascension Lutheran Church’s refugee resettlement and Mission Outreach programs.
Action Alert 1: Voter Justice and Democratizing Elections Conference
Action Alert 2: 25th Annual CSA Open House!
Action Alert 3: Radicals & Progressives Meet & Eat!
Action Alert 4: Rock the Resistance
Action Alert 5: Ask A Scientist: Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Action Alert 1: Save Healthcare Demonstration
Action Alert 2: Disability Community and State Budget
Action Alert 3: International Women’s Day Against Trump!
Action Alert 4: Drinking Liberally
Action Alert 5: Food Sovereignty Symposium & Festival
From the Racial Justice Tipping Point
Once again the Wisconsin State Patrol officers was sent to Standing Rock, this time to perform an eviction of the main camp in resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline #NoDAPL. They were also there in October as part of a militarized aggressive policing campaign against the Water Protectors. This is not how we want our tax dollars to be spent.
As most of you have probably heard, Wisconsin lost an amazing progressive leader this week, Ed Garvey, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Action Alert 1: Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition Networking Brunch
Action Alert 2: Take the Chill Off- Annual Meeting and Chili Winter Warmup
Action Alert 3: Movie - How To Start A Revolution
Action Alert 4: Better Buildings, Better Business: Wisconsin Conference
Action Alert 5: Democracy Convention registration is now open!
I was six when the Russians came
as told to Maya Evans
February 21, 2017
This is a story about Farzana, translated by her daughter Zarghuna and written up by Maya Evans
Action Alert 1: Resist & Build
Action Alert 2: What Should We Say To A New President?
Action Alert 3: Wisconsin Water Thinkers Network presents...Water and Spirituality
Action Alert 4: Wisconsin LGBTQ Summit
Action Alert 5: International Festival
Action Alert 6: Stand for Peace Petition
Madison - Cecilia Lucia Zarate-Laun passed away on Sunday, February 5, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison with her husband and 3 sisters present. She was born on May 10, 1945 in Santander Province in Colombia. The eldest of 5 sisters, she completed high school in Bucaramanga and graduated in Nutrition from the National University of Colombia in Bogota in 1966.
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|Event Title||Event Date|
|United Nations Association-Greater Milwaukee Global Citizens Awards Luncheon||04/01/17|
|Madison's Annual Rachel Corrie Commemoration||04/02/17|
|Earth Day Conference - Madison||04/18/17|
|People’s Climate Mobilization - Madison||04/22/17|
|Madison May Day March||05/01/17|
|Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Annual Meeting - Madison||05/22/17|
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Al Gedicks and Dave Blouin, Mining moratorium essential to protect water, LaCrosse Tribue, January 15, 2017, Al Gedicks is the exectuvite secretary of the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council a long time member organization of WNPJ.
Joyce Quinn, Israel's Occupation. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 3, 2017, WNPJ Member and longtime peace activist, Joyce Quinn, was WNPJ's Lifetime Award recipient in 2015.
Eric Hansen, Sand oil pipelines threaten Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 18, 2016, WNPJ member, Eric Hansen, is an award-winning essayist, outdoor writer, conservation campaigner and public speaker.
David Newby, Ecomonic Diversity Still Matters, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/8/15. President emeritus of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO