COVID19 Mutual Aid Support, Offers and Resources

UPDATED OFTEN:  Times that are potentially scary require us to better support one another. In the same way that we bring casseroles to grieving families and baby clothes to celebrate newborns, we can come together as a community to help each other through this difficult time as well. An essential part of stopping the spread of coronavirus from overwhelming our hospital systems is voluntary self-isolation. However, isolation can be difficult without the support of your neighbors. This information will help us provide support to each other!

Donate Today to Support the Building Unity Tour

Our democracy is imperiled by the growing influence of money in politics, greatly compounded by voter suppression and partisan gerrymandering. For our democracy to work, it is essential for citizens to be registered, engaged, know that their vote counts, and have the information they need to vote and make informed decisions.

Building Unity: a call to action and the next steps toward the possibility of our survival

We know. Even though many of us are acting as though all is well and there is no need to worry. If you are reading this, you likely know, there is plenty to worry about.

We are at the beginning of massive social and environmental collapse which greatly increases the chances of global war – the last straw for humanity. It is all happening faster than most of us can imagine.

“Back from the Brink” December Action in Madison

Since October of 2018, a coalition of groups has been working to get the Madison City Council to pass a Resolution in support of nuclear disarmament that also commits the city to nuclear weapon free contracts and investments.

Nine Alders have said YES and another 4 have said “YES, probably”.  We still need the support of the following alders:

11 Arrested at Peaceful Sit-in in Milwaukee

Yesterday, Friday, December 6, 2019, the People's Climate Coalition held a rally and demonstration in downtown Milwaukee in accordance with the International Youth Climate Strikes and the Sunrise Movement National Climate Strikes.

Seven Activists Arrested Mourning Children Killed by Drones

Seven peace activists walked onto the base at Volk Field today, wearing black veils, carrying limp dolls and posters of children killed by drones, and reading a statement. They were arrested by Juneau County officers, handcuffed and taken to the station in Mauston, where they were cited for trespassing and released.

The action was organized by the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars. This group of dedicated activists have been vigiling monthly at the gates of Volk Field since 2011. This is the sixth action leading to arrests at the base.

Diverse Coalition Calls on Senate Committee to Oppose Felony Trespass Bill

MADISON- Ahead of the hearing on the Felony Trespass Bill (AB426/SB386), a coalition of almost thirty groups sent a letter to the Wisconsin State Senate asking them to oppose the bill. The bill purports to protect worker safety and the private property rights of utilities and energy companies while simultaneously ensuring First Amendment freedoms. On the surface, these are goals that should and often do garner bipartisan support.

WI Organizations Oppose F-35s

Citing significant concerns about the issues raised in the Envirnmental Impact Statement and those items not address in the EIS, neighborhood and grassroots groups as well as statewide organizations are raising their voice and issuing statements opposing the beddown of the F-35 in Wisconsin. As we will stand together as a community, even as we face the short deadline to get our comments in on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), we are making a difference!

Communities: Proposed PFAS Policy Not Protective of Infant Health

WNPJS joined more than 40 groups from communities across the country with toxic PFAS contamination in their drinking water and groundwater in a unified statement today criticizing EPA's proposed cleanup goals as not protective of public health, especially for infants and young children.

Sign-on Letter Rejecting Proposed Infrastructure Improvements at Truax Field

On April 7, 2019 a notice was published in the Wisconsin State Journal indicating that "The National Guard Bureau (NGB) invites the public to review and comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI

Madison Nonprofit Day Call for Proposals

Madison Nonprofit Day Conference * Thursday, October 31, 2019 * Monona Terrace * Call for Proposals * Proposals Due: Friday, May 31, 2019 * Help Grow Madison's Social Good Sector