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Time to Organize and Stop Line 3 January

Action Alert from: Showing Up for Racial Justice - SURJ– Twin Cities

We are focused on the immediate need to stop the destructive and unjust Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota. We are not powerless, and there are many, many ways we can support the Stop Line 3 effort. Read on for info, actions, and more: 

Be part of the People's Maps Commission - at Public Hearings statewide

Thurs Jan 28, 5:30 pm The People’s Maps Commission Public Hearing – virtual.  The purpose is to seek public input on the upcoming redistricting of legislative maps from constituents of Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District.  Although the Jan.


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.

Extend and Support a Wisconsin Eviction Moratorium - Sign the Petition! Jan 22

February 1st will be a traumatic day for thousands of Wisconsinites (from RUCUS). When the CDC Moratorium on evictions is lifted on January 31st, some 35,700-75,500 Wisconsin households will face housing disruption or eviction filings. What will follow will not be the happy end of 2020 we all anticipated, but another year of economic devastation, COVID sickness and death, and despair.

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. 

John LaForge of Nukewatch - writes Op-Ed for PeaceVoice, CounterPunch and The Progressive Jan 21

John LaForge of Nukewatch 

MRSCP Op Ed on Yemen, published in the Cap Times of Madison - Jan 25, 2021

‘Biden should end support for bombing and starvation of Yemen’, by Cassandra Dixon and Barb Olson, members of the WNPJ member group,  Madison-Rafah Sister City Project.

Read the full article here:

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:

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.

Midwest Renewable Energy Association is Hiring! posted Jan 26

MREA in Custer, WI is looking for a Media Coordinator to help support the development and implementation of our digital media and virtual presence. Working with MREA staff, this individual will guide the development of engaging audio and video content suitable for MREA’s YouTube channel, social media, and email marketing. This individual will be responsible for media strategy development and implementation, with an aim to grow subscribers, viewers, and partners.