WNPJ Fall Member Assembly and Awards Reception - Madison

Event Dates: 

10/8 Sat Annual WNPJ Fall Member Assembly and Awards Reception - Madison.  Please click here to RSVP for one or both events!

Both events at the Pyle Center on the UW campus, 702 Langdon Street, Madison.  (Click here for map.)


Fall Member Assembly, 11 am to 2:30 pm - $20 registration for WNPJ members / $25 for non-members

  • 11 am - State of the Network, plus member votes on proposed Board slate (PDF file) and WNPJ budget (PDF file) for 2012
  • 12 pm - Lunch
  • 12:30 pm - Discussion of "Extreme Mining in Wisconsin: From Crandon to Mountaintop Removal of the Penokee Hills," led by Al Gedicks, author of "Resource Rebels: Native Challenges to Mining and Oil Corporations," and including Mike Wiggins, chair of the Bad River Tribal Council speaking about the Penokee Hills, and Jessica Koski, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Member speaking on Eagle Rock in Michigan, and starting with a viewing of the movie Keepers of the Water

Use the above button to register for the Assembly with a secure, online donation, or mail a check made out to "WNPJ" to WNPJ, 122 State St, #405A, Madison, WI 53703


Awards Reception, 2:30 to 5 pm, hosted by Stacy Harbaugh of the ACLU - sponsorship or donation at the door appreciatedWNPJ reception

  • 2:30 pm - Presentation of WNPJ's Peacemaker of the Year Awards, to Christian Pacheco (Racine), Tony Shultz (Athens) and Dr. Judith L. Ladinsky (Madison), plus a special recognition of Dennis Bergren's LGBT advocacy
  • 3 pm - Solidarity Sing-Along, followed by the presentation of WNPJ's Lifetime Achievement Award to Senator Fred Risser, WNPJ co-founder and "Fighting 14" member, who established the state recycling program and the first urban state park, and continues to work to return the People's House to the people's business; Senator Risser will be introduced by Ed Garvey
  • 4 pm - Native American activist, environmentalist, democracy advocate and author Winona LaDuke speaks on "Militarism, Mining or Living?"

Don't forget to click here to RSVP for one or both events!Fred Risser

For more information or to get involved, contact Diane at diane@wnpj.org or (608) 250-9240.


Both events are welcomed by WORT 89.9 fm community radio.WORT