Action Alert

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:

Send Governor Evers a message that he has a moral and professional responsibility to do more to protect those in prison

After months of woefully insufficient government action, the COVID-19 crisis in Wisconsin prisons has spiraled out of control. As of last week, at least 19 incarcerated people have died from the virus, with more than 11,000 individuals, including 2,000 corrections staff, contracting the disease. We must do more to protect those in prison from Covid.

Call Senators to block the sale of weapons to the United Arab Emirates

Take action for human rights and for a saner U.S. foreign policy - this time regarding a troubling $23 billion arms sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Make your call today:  As you know, U.S. arms often end up being used for tragic human rights violations. In the face of unspeakable human suffering in war-torn countries like Libya and Yemen, our country is making a profit off of the weapons that perpetuate that suffering. This specific sale includes drones and fighter jets -- the very weapons that are being used against civilians.

Urge your Senators to support. S.Con.Res. 100 - a resolution that calls for the establishment of a U.S. Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission

Throughout this past year, UNA-USA has stepped up the fight for racial justice. From organizing in our own communities, to advocating to our Members of Congress, to making our voices heard at the Human Rights Council. UN advocates across the U.S. have stood up to make our message clear: America needs concrete actions to address racial discrimination and injustice. Now it's time to make our message even clearer. Together, we can build on the progress we’ve made in our fight for racial justice.

Add your name in the fight against the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline

In November, the Trump Administration granted the last permit and final hurdle for Enbridge to begin construction of Line 3 — despite outstanding legal challenges and spiking COVID-19 rates. One week later, Minnesota’s Democrat governor, Governor Tim Walz, granted the final state permit.

Urgent Action Needed to Sustain the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) and Preserve Victim Services

Contact your Members of Congress and tell them NOT TO CUT $1.1 billion from victim service grants.

Congress is working on the omnibus appropriations bill - which they need to pass next week to keep the government open - RIGHT NOW, so your tweets/calls/emails can’t wait. Contact your Senators and Representatives ASAP!

Sign a Letter Urging President Elect Biden to Prioritize Health in First 100 Days

It’s critical that we come together from across the country to emphasize our collective support for meaningful advancements on COVID-19 relief and health priorities as a part of the first 100 days agenda. Please join Families USA by sending a letter pushing the new administration to commit to and prioritize swift, bold action that addresses the devastating health challenges families in America face.

Sign on to letter requesting an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed massive Roth Feeder Pig II CAFO

Crawford Stewardship Project Is Seeking Groups to Sign Onto a Letter Concerning an Environmental Impact Statement in WI -  Please see the link to the letter written by Crawford Stewardship Project and our Midwest Environmental Advocates allies requesting an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed massive Roth Feeder Pig II CAFO, near the conjunction of the Kickapoo and Wisconsin Rivers: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OSNe89oVOxp3SM9X0vKjlEPGXvYnyIzn9F

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