Action Alerts....for the week of December 7th

     

“INDIAN” MASCOTS: Your part in ending a legacy of racism

TEACH RESPECT NOT RACISM

Background: The use of racist and derogatory “Indian” sports mascots, logos, and symbols has perpetuated negative stereotypes of America’s first peoples. Rather than honoring Native peoples, these caricatures and stereotypes contribute to a disregard for the diverse cultural heritages of Native peoples.

 

Action Alerts for November 24th

Action Alert 1:Stand in Solidarity with the People of Ferguson - statewide
Action Alert 2: It's Time to Make Your Peace Wreaths
Action Alert 3: Watch as Iraqi Refugees Bring Their Stories to Americans
Action Alert 4A WNPJ Member Group can provide small grants and/or serve as a fiscal agent - for your group

 

Stand in Solidarity with the People of Ferguson

Ferguson to Madison: Rally on Tuesday, Nov 25th - read more:


read more ......#blacklivesmatter

 

Action Alerts for November 13th

Action Alerts....

Action Alert 1: Support VCNV's Afghan Duvet Project...and more

Help Stop Frac Sand Trains -


Because of the serious and debilitating illnesses caused by frac sand, and the  drastic loss of quality of life in our neighborhoods due to fugitive respirable dust at loading facilities and transport by rail car, rail noise, pollution, sinking property values, and business downturns,

Sign the CSWAB petition to support conservation of the Badger Ammo lands

We've got to stick together!

These little guys need your help.  Please sign the online petition urging National Parks to support conservation of the Badger Ammo lands, not an ATV track and gun range. Together, we can save the songs of Badger. 

7 Things You Should Know About Drones

1. Did you know that the US military and the CIA are using Predator Drones armed with 100-lb. Hellfire missiles to carry out remote control killings in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Libya, Yemen and now Syria?

WNPJ in the news: Articles by and about WNPJ members

WNPJ members continue to make and write the news, Please click on title to read the entire articles or letters.

Judith Laitman: A Jewish grandmother's plea to Barack Obama. In this op-ed, Judith Laitman calls on President Obama to stop acting as "Israel's apologist-in-chief" and to earn his Nobel Peace Prize.The Capital Times, 7/25/14. Judith Laitman is a member of the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, a WNPJ member group.

WNPJ Action Alerts for the Week of Sept. 25th: from SOA, VCNV and more....

Action Alert 1: Seeking Funding Proposals from Save the Hills Alliance
Action Alert 2: Travel to the School of Americas Vigil in November 
Action Alert 3: Cultural Exchange trips to the Penokees 
Action Alert 4: Voices for Creative Nonviolence calls for your response to President Obama's announcement of US-led military escalation in Iraq and Syria        

Plus WNPJ member Group Events.....

WNPJ members in the news

 

Please click on titles to read the entire article or letters. 

Environmentalists work to stop Enbridge expansion: Madison 350 is requesting that Dane and other Wisconsin counties require bonding on the Enbridge pipeline that is proposed to carry tar sand oil across Wisconsin. “There is nothing in state or federal law that protects communities against a spill,” said Peter Anderson, a member of the group. “The oil spill laws that the federal government has do not apply to tar sand oil spills.” The Capital Times, 7/10/14. Madison 350 is a WNPJ member group.

WNPJ in the news: Articles by and about WNPJ members

WNPJ members keep making the news. Click on titles to read the entire articles.

WNPJ members write

 

WNPJ members make their voices heard. Please click on Authors to read the entire letters.

Al Gedicks: Obama needs to listen to Wisconsin tribes. Wisconsin State Journal, 6/21/14. Al Gedicks is the executive secretary of the Wisconsin Resources Council, a WNPJ member group.