Antiwar/Antimilitarism

Safe Skies/Clean Water

Our mission is to stop the basing of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter at Truax. We oppose the basing for many reasons, including the protection of thousands of people living around the airport.

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

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.

What is your story about gun violence?

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
 
The Wisconsin Council of Churches is looking for short prayers, songs, videos, poetry and stories from middle and high school youth around the state sharing YOUR perspectives on gun violence. What is your story? What is the role of faith in this story? How can faith transform the status quo? 
 
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#faithandgunviolence
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Seeing Yemen from Jeju

Several days ago, I joined an unusual skype call originated by young South Korean founders of “The Hope School.” Located on Jeju Island, the school aims to build a supportive community between island residents and newly arrived Yemenis who seek asylum in South Korea.

Demand US join the global movement for nuclear disarmament

Join Father Jim Murphy, WNPJS Board member and Peace Activist, in writing an email or letter demanding that the US join the global movement for nuclear disarmament.  Please encourage family and friends to do the same.

A Mile in Their Shoes by Kathy Kelly

This past Friday in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, Hazara girls joined young Pashto boys to sing Afghanistan’s national anthem as a welcome to Pashto men walking 400 miles from Helmand to Kabul. The walkers are calling on warring parties in Afghanistan to end the war. Most of the men making the journey are wearing sandals.

It's Time We Occupied Congress

Joy First January 15, 2018

As I entered my jail cell at Capitol Police Headquarters in Washington, DC, I sat down on the cold steel bench and looked around thinking - here I am again. My eyes came to the mirror above the toilet and I noticed the word “occupy” scraped into the glass and it brought a smile to my face. I thought someone was here before me, someone who cared about the same things I cared about, someone who thought the way I thought, someone who, like me, was doing what they could to try to make the world a better place.

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