Action Alert

Protect the Right to Vote! Pass the Freedom to Vote Act!

As anti-democratic voter suppression bills sweep through our nation's state houses, including in Wisconsin,  Senators Klobuchar and Manchin introduced on Sept. 14 the Freedom to Vote Act. Call 888-885-1748: Ask your Senators to support robust national standards for federal elections in the Freedom to Vote Act to ensure that we can safely and freely cast our ballots!

Madison area: Call to Action on F-35s - and Spread the News of Oct 17th event!

The silver lining to the horrific decision to base the F-35s war planes in Madison is that it presents an amazing focus for us to come together. Copy this alert, modify it as you need to to make it your own, and send it to your people. If you are part of any groups, ask them to sign on as one of the Safe Skies Clean Water Coalition supporting groups by filling out this form: https://tinyurl.com/SSCWGroupEndorse

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Urban Triage is seeking volunteers in Dane County. Training starts the week of Sept. 27th.

On September 22, 2021, Urban Triage will begin processing rental support applications submitted to Tenant Resource Center before their database shut down to transfer application information to our database. Our website, application form, call center, and online chat will be available to all residents outside the City of Madison as of October 1, 2021. Here's where you step in; we need your help. Your help is required to provide a quick turnaround time for applications.

September 21 was the International Day of Peace. - Call your representatives! Cut the Military Budget!

September 21 is International Day of Peace.  The United Nations General Assembly established International Day for Peace in 1981 and designated it as a day for nonviolence and ceasefire in 2001. This is also the week in which the U.S. Congress is expected to act on the record-setting U.S. military budget submitted to Congress by the President and increased by $25 billion by the Senate and House Armed Services Committees.

Support the US-Cuba Friendship Flotilla this November!

In the tradition of seafaring civil demonstrations against injustice, CODEPINK is sponsoring a collective of sailors that have launched an exciting new venture: a US-Cuba Friendship Flotilla that will sail from southern Florida to Cuba in November 2021. We are looking for peace-loving, humanitarian people with boats, people interested in crewing on boats, and everyone willing to contribute time, funds, and/or resources to this inspiring initiative.

Uncontrolled Source of PFAS - Co-sign the national letter to EPA!

Across the U.S., hundreds of communities and thousands of on-base personnel and service members have felt the adverse effects of toxic pollutants, including PFAS: Demilitarization of Military Flares are an Uncontrolled Source of PFAS.

Congress: Protect Our Water!

 

The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced, for the first time EVER, it will set limits on levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) being discharged into our waters. While welcomed, it'll take years to implement and it will not go far enough. But, there is legislation to jump-start protection of our drinking water from PFAS, NOW. 

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