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An Opportunity to Improve Madison’s Bus System

An Opportunity to Improve Madison’s Bus System: The city of Madison has developed plans for a redesigned bus system starting in 2023. Limiting its plans to Metro's 2019 budget, it tries to meet artificial cost constraints by reshuffling already inadequate resources rather than by adding sufficiently to them. (Read more from Susan De Vos blog | March 12, 2022 )

Job opening at Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice

Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice is looking for a part-time Development Director Please circulate the attached job description for Development Director to those you think would be interested. This position is for 17 hrs/week - $40/hr.  Rabbi Bonnie Margulis, Executive Director, Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice  608-513-7121

Justice for Palestine Week of events Apr 7 - 12

Thursday, April 7: Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at UW-Madison will be displaying a Mock Apartheid Wall for Justice for Palestine Week.  Time: 3-7 pm   - Location: Langdon Street side of Library Mall -Madison.

You are invited to come and show your support...wear a kuffiyeh!!!

Sign up to be part of the Cohort of Supporting Healthy Black Agriculture - by May 11th - or volunteer to help out!

Supporting Healthy Black Agriculture (SHBA) inspires Black families to create space for family bonding, building analysis, and engaging with agriculture while supporting their local community. Our second Cohort of Supporting Healthy Black Agriculture (SHBA) starts 5/14/2022!

WNPJ member group: St. Agnes sisters to conserve Wisconsin land in perpetuity

St. Agnes sisters to conserve Wisconsin land in perpetuity.  Middle school students take a tour of the solar array that helps power the motherhouse of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, WI. (photo courtesy of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes)

The Farley Center and SWWAP hold a concert for Ukraine's benefit

 

The Mount Horeb community used music as a medium to raise money for Ukraine on Sunday, Apr 3rd.They did so at a concert hosted by the Southwest Wisconsin Area Progressives and the Linda & Gene Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability.

Online Membership Circle launching at Spring Steering Committee - Feedback Welcome!

We are excited to join WNPJ Members at the Spring Steering Committee on Sunday, April 24th, 3-6pm! At this event, we plan to take a few minutes to unveil WNPJ’s new Online Membership Circle. It will be an online forum for members to connect with one another and to share tools for our peace and justice efforts. 

We would love to ‘co-curate’ this online space with WNPJ members. UW Madison students created a brief survey for us to inquire about tools and resources you believe would be most helpful to highlight. Please take a couple minutes to fill it the survey. We greatly value your feedback!!

>>>Click here to access the Online Membership Circle survey
 

Where Wisconsin's Voting Maps Stand Now....

Unexpectedly, on March 23rd, the U.S. Supreme Court sent our State Assembly and State Senate maps with concerns back to the WI Supreme Court. A lot of people are confused about what the possibilities are now. Hear Mel Barnes explain our situation by clicking on https://youtu.be/RFH0CgWPFKc.
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