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Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - Sinsinawa Dominicans

Sinsinawa Dominicans - a WNPJ member group comprised of women dedicated to preaching and teaching the Gospel. Based in Sinsinawa Mound in southwest Wisconsin, the Sisters believe that at the heart of ministry is relationship. Today, more than 300 Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters in the United States and abroad participate in the mission shared by all Dominicans: to proclaim the Gospel in word and deed.

Victory: By 10-1 Vote Burlington Vermont City Council Passes a Resolution to Divest From Weapons Manufacturers!


The Burlington, Vermont City Council passed a resolution on July 12, 2021 that would keep the city from investing in weapons manufacturers and requests that the Burlington Employees’ Retirement System divest from any weapons manufacturing companies if any assets are currently invested.

It's Chrysalis Pops Season! - Madison

Our Pops are now sold at all three Willy St. Co-op locations and Brittingham Boats. We welcome the opportunity to cater your next special event! Check out our website for more information and to order your pops!

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - The Dane County Timebank

The Dane County Timebank is a grassroots organization that is committed to facilitating exchanges and coordinating projects through a racial and restorative justice lens. Established in 2005, the Dane County Timebank is a network of about 3,000 individuals and organizations who exchange services and skills to build community, build capacity and come together to help each other build a better world.

BREAKING NEWS: Colorado Law Provides Protections and Benefits to Undocumented Workers

A good model for Wisconsin: As Colorado continues to recover from COVID-19’s economic fallout, the state is making strides to speed up the process. One way – Senate Bill (SB) 21-199, which makes it easier for undocumented immigrants to fully participate in Colorado’s economy by removing barriers to professional and commercial licenses.

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - Wisconsin Green Muslims

Wisconsin Green Muslims is a grassroots environmental justice group formed in 2005. Based out of Milwaukee, WI, this group works to promote greener, more eco-friendly living using these tools: 

  • educating the Muslim community and the general public about the Islamic environmental justice teachings
  • applying these teachings in daily life
  • and forming coalitions with others working toward a just, healthy, peaceful and sustainable future. 

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - PSR WI

    

As a chapter of a national group, Physicians for Social Responsibility Wisconsin is an organization of health professionals and other concerned individuals who work to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival. By educating themselves and the public about these threats, PSR WI hopes to prevent what they cannot cure. Join PSR WI for their annual event - Lanterns for Peace in Madison August 9th.

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - 350 Madison

 

(Note: new action alert posted below on July 3rd - Ride-sharing Options) 350 Madison is the local chapter of the international organization, 350.org. Started by Madison area climate activists in January 2012, 350 Madison plans and participates in local, national, and international actions to raise awareness of the pressing need to address climate change. They are helping build a global movement that is creating the political will necessary to pass international climate legislation that will effectively return our planet to a stable climate.

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