Action Alert

Contact Senators Baldwin and Johnson to vote to protect voting rights

As people of faith, we value the inherent worth and dignity of every human being. Part of that dignity is the right to have our voice heard and our vote count, whatever our color, background, or zip code. 

CALL Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Interior, about Line 3 in Minnesota


On the night of June 27, 2021, at the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline outside Palisade in Aitkin County, MN, workers drilled and inserted a section of Line 3 under the Mississippi River.  This is a call to contact Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Department of the Interior

Contact WI Public Radio about Wisconsin Dam Safety Programming

Below is the link to the Wisconsin Public Radio discussion of dam safety (6/28/21) - with content about the proposed Back Forty tailings dam, metallic sulfide mining and  Indigenous views on dams with Anahkwet and a dam safety engineer. Let radio show host Larry Meiller know that we need an entire program devoted to  the problems with tailings dams and the specific dam safety issues of the proposed Back Forty tailings dam next to the Menominee River.  Contact information:  meiller@wpr.org

WNPJ Signed onto a Statement on the Need for a Bold Budget Resolution

The Poor People’s Campaign is joining with the Congressional Progressive Caucus Center, Institute for Policy Studies, and Economic Policy Institute in a statement calling for Congress to seize an historic opportunity to set a bold reconciliation package that meets all of our needs.  Forward together, not one step back!  Please read the full statement below.

Last chance to weigh in on the WI State Budget - by Monday, June 28th

Please contact your State Legislators today!  Let them know what you care about in the budget.  You can stress whatever issues you most care about.  Read more below about some things you might want to talk to them about:

Please contact your WI State Legislators by Monday, June 28 about the Budget

This week, the Legislative Joint Finance Committee will finish their work regarding the 2021-23 state budget. Once they have finished their dramatic re-write, the budget will be in the hands of the State Assembly and the State Senate. Even though the majority party seems to have made their decisions in a closed caucus, your Assembly representative and your State Senator will have a chance to vote on the budget next week.  They can offer amendments.

Tell President Biden to Stop Line 3!

We need you to write to President Biden. Send an email or write a letter by customizing the sample letter below. Personal stories about why this fight is important to you are invaluable. The White House encourages people to contact President Biden by email. Send your letter online at: https://www.stopline3.org/biden

Act Now on WI Voting Bills that will make it harder for people with disabilities to vote!

On Tuesday, June 22, the Assembly will vote on 4 voter suppression bills that will make it harder for people with disabilities, older adults and people of color to vote. We need your help to fight against these undemocratic bills. 

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