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Spotlight on a WNPJ member group: JustDane

JustDane inspires hope & creates real change. Life’s circumstance or missteps can lead to incarceration or other life challenges that can be difficult to overcome.  It’s better for everyone in our community when we can ensure a person has the chance to put the pieces of their lives back together; creating a community where everyone has an opportunity to succeed.

Spotlight on a WNPJ member group: Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA)

Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is an organization that strives to promote clean energy, energy efficiency and sustainable living through education and demonstrations.

Spotlight on a WNPJ member group: Echo Valley Hope

Echo Valley Hope is an educational and charitable 501(c)3 raising the voice of peace and sustainable living. Echo Valley Hope’s mission is to support the well-being of all people and the earth. Join us each Sunday at 2 pm for our weekly Widening the Circle series. The topic on Jan 23rd: Addressing Climate Change Through Climate Justice with John Peck.

WNPJ spotlight on member group: Anathoth Community Farm

Anathoth is a catholic worker farm founded in 1986…. an ongoing experiment in the study and practice of nonviolence, community, and sustainable living. We have built an eco-village from the ground up which is one of our answers to much of what is wrong in the world. We host groups and individuals who come to northern Wisconsin to see first hand what our solutions are as well as facilitating non violent action and education on a variety of issues.

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group, Solomons Outreach and Urban Learning Sessions (SOULS)

Violence in the City of Milwaukee in the fall of 2016 prompted several community members to come together and discuss a plan of action at King Solomon's Missionary Baptist Church. "We want to heal. We want to change the climate of this city," said Tynetta Jackson in an interview with  Lauren Winfrey on WTMJ-TV  Milwaukee*. Tynetta and others are working to change the negative stigma associated with her community  through their non-profit group, Solomon's Outreach and Urban Learning Sessions (SOULS). 

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation ministry of CSA

The mission of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation ministry is to explore the Congregation of Saint Agnes' (CSA) distinct contribution to the ongoing, nonviolent transformation of the world towards peace, justice and ecology. This work embraces the efforts of sisters, associates, co-workers and others who share the CSA vision. We live out the mission to bring about systemic change by using the lens of nonviolence to focus on the issues of women, children, health care, globalization (especially as it affects Latin America), seamless ethic of life.

Holiday gathering of the Madison Raging Grannies! Dec 2021

WNPJ Spotlight on the Sinsinawa Dominicans, Office of Peace and Justice

During the 1970s and 1980s, there was an increasing focus by Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa on the root causes of injustice. In 1982, the Sisters called for coordination of peace and justice efforts at the congregation level. In 1983, the Office of Peace and Justice was established and a Promoter of Peace & Justice was named.

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