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Moving from Charity to Justice

April 20 - Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice is grateful at the triple guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.  We pray that George Floyd’s family is able to find some peace and some comfort in this verdict.  
 
However, we are cognizant that, far too often, police are afforded a presumption of innocence when their use of force results in injury or death.  The verdict today is a victory for justice, but we cannot allow it to be an isolated incident.

Activists in DC call for ending America's complicity in the blockade on Yemen

Kathy Kelly, formerly of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a WNPJ member group – has alerted WNPJ to a fast in Washington DC by activists from Michigan, protesting the role of the US in the harmful blockade of Yemen. kathy@vcnv.org

This article from MEE (Middle East Eye) describes the action and motivation of the protestors:

NuclearBan.US seeks a full-time Director - Washington DC

NuclearBan.US is a small non-profit (501c4) organization committed to the total elimination of nuclear weapons. and to the use of resources that have been devoted to nuclear weapons to address the climate crisis, income inequality, and other pressing social needs.

MOSES, the WISDOM group in Madison, is looking to hire a new community organizer.

MOSES is a grassroots interfaith community organization based in Madison, WI. The mission of MOSES is to build collective power to dismantle the systems of mass incarceration and mass supervision and to eradicate the racial disparities in our community that contribute to them.

The Community Organizer is responsible for recruiting and training individuals and member congregations/organizations to become effective advocates for systemic change, and for supporting MOSES committees, task forces and activities. 

Legal request filed re: Point Beach Nuclear Reactors (PBNP) located near Two Rivers, WI

PSR WI PETITIONS TO INTERVENE AND REQUESTS HEARING IN OPPOSITION TO NEXTERA ENERGY POINT BEACH'S 80-YEAR OPERATING LICENSE APPLICATION

Don't miss WNPJ voices at this special event 'Until the Flood'/Voices of Gun Violence - March 25th, 7 pm

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the powerful theatrical event, Until The Flood in the Stiemke Studio beginning March 13 through April 22.  It explores the reactions of the St. Louis region to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

PFAS Testing Near Badger Stalled

 It has been one year since the U.S. Army first announced that toxic PFAS chemicals found in certain firefighting foams had been discovered in soils and groundwater at Badger Army Ammunition Plant (Badger) and area residents are looking for answers.

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