Antiracism

JVP National's Chanukah Action Against Islamophobia

On December 21, the MMWC partnered with Jewish Voice For Peace-Milwaukee and a dozen other organizations as part of JVP National's Chanukah Action Against Islamophobia. Milwaukee was one of 25 JVP chapters across the country that took a very visible stand to show their unflinching commitment to fighting bigotry, discrimination and state violence, and their devotion to building interfaith community in this new political era.

Racial Justice Tipping Point Kick-off Gathering and Training

Sat. May 21st
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
James Reeb Unitarian Society (2146 E. Johnson)

Racial Justice Tipping Point! - kick-off gathering hosted by the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ). Join the campaign to engage 200,000 people across Wisconsin for racial justice to make the broad changes that we all need!

Workers' Rights Center: Farm Worker Outreach Program to Kickoff in June

A Latino dairy worker recently visited the WRC to relate his recent experience getting fired at a Dane County dairy farm. "At around 10:30am my supervisor started yelling at me and calling me an 'mother f***ing n*gger', 'hit the f***ing road' or I'll stick your head in the manure chain and have the machine drag you through the manure.

TAA in Solidarity with student, staff, and faculty protest again racist hate crimes

A press release and statement on behalf of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching Assistants' Association (TAA) in solidarity with today's student, staff, and faculty protest against racist hate crimes and continued inaction by University of Wisconsin-Madison administration and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department.

Press Release - April 21, 2016

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Racial Justice Tipping Point Campaign

Black Lives Matter Toolkit

Black Lives Matter Toolkit

Stand in Solidarity with the People of Ferguson

Find a toolkit for conversations around #blacklivesmatter here: http://wnpj.org/sites/default/files/WI-Black-Lives-Matter-Toolkit.pdf

Ferguson to Madison:

Olmeca to Perform at Fall Assembly

 

See full flyer here. We are happy to announce that Olmeca will be preforming at the event following the panel!  Olmeca is a hip hop artist writer and producer who deftly depicts his upbringing and gives social commentary with energy, charisma and intelligence.  He is not only well known nationally and internationally, but deeply rooted and active around social justice issues, particularly those effecting communities of color.

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