Success Story

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group, Moms Demand Action

Moms Demand Action is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. We pass stronger gun laws and work to close the loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. We also work in our own communities and with business leaders to encourage a culture of responsible gun ownership. We know that gun violence is preventable, and we’re committed to doing what it takes to keep families safe.

WNPJ Spotlight on member group - Groundwork

Groundwork is a community organization of white people working to achieve racial justice and equity in Dane County, Wisconsin.

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group - First United Methodist Church - Church and Society Committee

First Church is decidedly a public church. People look to First Church for many reasons and participate in a variety of ways. We encourage participation in our many ministries. Folks come to participate in our Hope’s Home Ministries with those who find themselves hungry or homeless or in need. Others participate in a variety of arts programs. Some find the worship life and community a place of spiritual nurturing and growth. Others seek to support the work we do to be Downtown for Good through financial gifts and encouragement. We embrace all of these as being part of First Church.

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group SOUL of Wisconsin

There are powerful reasons to stop and consider your household electric bill. Wisconsinites spend about 15% of our income on energy which sends about 18 billion dollars out of Wisconsin's economy every year. The cost of our electricity has risen 65% over the last decade. In 2011, 74% of the base-loaded electric power in our region was generated by coal. On average, the electric outlets in our homes are the largest source of harmful emissions in our lives -- about 33% compared to 25% for transportation, 24% for heating and 18% for the products we buy. Wisconsin would never have to add a single fossil fuel power plant or high capacity transmission line if only13% of ratepayers cut their use by 13%.

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group Nukewatch

Nukewatch has been working for a nuclear-free future since 1979. Nukewatch brings critical attention to the locations, movements, dangers, and the politics of nuclear weapons and radioactive wastes. Join us in raising awareness and taking nonviolent action to address the nuclear dangers that threaten current and future generations.

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group Madison Citizens' Climate Lobby

Madison Citizens' Climate Lobby's Solution to Climate Change is Democracy! ​We are a nonpartisan, effective, relationship-driven organization of everyday people working on a big solution to climate change.  There are more than 500 local chapters nationwide – and 25 chapters here in Wisconsin!

MRSCP announces *Al Samud Playground is complete! & *... an opportunity to host a high school student in the fall!

Madison Rafah Sistr City Project is pleased to announce that the fundraising campaign for the Al Samud Playground is complete!  Thank you so much to all our generous supporters who have helped make this wonderful Playgrounds for Palestine play space possible.If you haven't seen it (or if you just want to be cheered up by seeing it again!) be sure to check out this short video about the playground including background, installation and children using the new equipment.

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