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Gov. Tony Evers Announces $322 million Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) Program

The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) supports Gov. Tony Evers for his announcement of the $322 million Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) Program.

The program will provide financial assistance for rent, rental arrearages, utility costs, utility arrearages, and wrap around services for eligible households who have experienced impacted income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Madison Reading Project announces....

Attention: Check your eligibility for a Faithful Climate Action Fellowship!

Young Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) Christians and Muslims (ages 18-26) who are passionate about climate and their faith in the Midwest and Southeast are invited to apply for the Faithful Climate Action Fellowship.

Application deadline is February 22, 2021.

See http://www.FaithfulClimateAction.org/

Job posting for W.A.V.E - "Equity and Outreach Project Lead"

Position open at WAVE – Milwaukee.- https://waveedfund.org/

Deadline to apply, Feb 26 - Send resume and cover letter to Deja Garner at DG@WaveEdFund.org

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Wisconsin Environmental groups: Apply for pro bono assistance from MEA!

Are you working to protect clean water and air in your community? Would you be a more effective environmental advocate if you had access to legal and policy support? If so, we encourage you to apply for pro bono assistance from MEA! We are especially interested in proposals that would help make government more open, inclusive, and accountable for communities that have historically been denied a meaningful voice in environmental decision-making.

Open Air Burning of PFAS by U.S. Army will Continue, Despite Public Outcry

CSWAB UPDATE

 Effective today, a permit issued by the State of Tennessee and U.S. EPA Region 4 will allow the U.S. Army to continue open air burning of toxic PFAS chemicals at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, despite objections from hundreds of citizens and more than 70 organizations. 

Paid leave is essential to help stop the spread of COVID-19 AND to help women

Women hold nearly two-thirds of the 40 lowest paid jobs in the country- and these low-wage workers are the most likely to not have paid sick leave.

When Congress finally passed a $900 billion stimulus package in December, extending eviction moratoriums, unemployment insurance and stimulus checks, it notably left one provision out: paid leave.

Safe Skies Wisconsin Reports – Block 4 upgrade will allow F-35 fighter jets to carry nuclear weapons

The new Block 4 upgrade allows the F-35 fighter jets to carry nuclear weapons.

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