Between February and May WNPJ did trainings with multiple youth organizations in Madison and Milwaukee where they got a chance to create their own federal discretionary budget and discuss the priorities of their communities. This was part of a broader effort to encourage youth to make a video about what they would do with $1 Trillion if the could spend it on their communities.
(Photo: East Madison Community Center)
Joyce Ellwanger, Milwaukee peace activist and WNPJ Lifetime Achievement Award winner, began serving a five-day jail stay in Mauston, Wisconsin, county seat of Juneau County, on May 5, rather than pay a fine of $250, levied by a Juneau County judge for trespassing at the entrance to Volk Field on May 28,2013.
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Growing a Peaceful Future Youth Film Festival will be announced.
Members of the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars and Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice organized a statewide lobby week against drone warfare during which time visits or calls were made to all eight Congressional offices around the state between January 15-21 as we commemorated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prophet for peace and nonviolence.
RESOLUTION ON ECONOMIC CONVERSION AND JUST TRANSITION TO A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY - passed by the South Central Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on December 16, 2013
WHEREAS, Pentagon spending is projected to decrease into the future and such decreases have already begun; and