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The War at Home - Oscar Nominated documentary - now streaming!

Spread the news about the Oscar Nominated documentary, The War at Home*.  In the 1960s, we took to the streets to stop the Vietnam war.  Civil Rights & Antiwar activists built mass movements that changed America. We did it before and now we must do it again. 

     *extensive coverage of protests in Wisconsin

In 2020, the war at home is back: in the struggle for racial justice, expanding healthcare, protecting the environment – and by stopping Trump's autocratic, extreme agenda .

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Peacemaker of the Year: Vincent Kavaloski (January 15, 1946- September 10, 2020)

The Board of WNPJS has named Vincent C. Kavaloski as its Peacemaker of the Year. Vince changed our lives and continues to change our lives and many others toward possibilities for peace. His contributions to peace went far beyond his fostering peace and justice through WNPJS.

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.

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.

Milwaukee IWOC Report on Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in the Wisconsin Prison System

Milwaukee IWOC has recently written a report on abuse, neglect, and exploitation in the Wisconsin prison system, we thought you would be interested in seeing this and helping spread it widely. They used public records and the words of incarcerated people to try and present a systematic summary of a few (obviously not all) issues.

Reflections on 16 Years of Resistance

It was March of 2003 and President Bush had been talking about attacking Iraq with “shock and awe”. After marching in the streets for several weeks, I knew what I was doing was not enough because what was about to happen was going to be so egregious, so horrifying, and so unjust. My curiosity was piqued when I saw a notice for training in nonviolent civil resistance, conducted by local activists. I immediately knew this is what I needed to do and I attended the training.

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