Oct. 11 - Madison, WI: WNPJ's Annual Assembly will be held at Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ from 1-4:30 with awards banquet from 5-7. We will be honoring John Peck and Mary Beth Schlagheck with life-time achievement awards. Our Assembly will be focused on overcoming racial disparities. Please join us! Also, please make a nomination for our Dennis Bergren LGBTQ Advocate and Peacemaker of the Year award HERE.
Screening of "We Are Wisconsin" - Mount Horeb
3/1 Fri 7 pm Screening of "We Are Wisconsin" - Mount Horeb. At the High School's Performing Arts Center. We look forward to applying the three R's in the school's auditorium. "Remembering, Reliving, and Reviving" the spirit of the uprising. Organized by SWWAP and co-sponsored by WNPJ.
Plans being made to include an introduction by the film's producer, and a short statement from our areas assembly Rep. Sondy Pope Roberts. Also, a special appearance by our area's favorite son, Bob LaFollette will be delivered via you tube. A portion of the sale of WAW DVDs will be donated to our local food pantry's. Info about the film, see wearewisconsinthefilm.com. You can also contact WNPJ member, Tim White at email@example.com or check SWWAP.org.
**************************************************We Are Wisconsin documentary to be shown in Mt. Horeb Mount Horeb WI
February 7, 2013
Contact person: Tim White,
“This film will be the record people will refer to a hundred years from now when they study this era of greed,” said Oscar and Emmy- winner filmmaker Michael Moore. The film Moore references is We are Wisconsin, This is what democracy looks like, which will be shown on Friday, March 1, 7 PM at Mt. Horeb High School auditorium.
The feature documentary film follows day-to-day public outcry against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s controversial budget-repair bill, focusing on the human story behind an uprising forged on the floor of the Madison capitol.
Brian Austin, one of the founders of Cops for Labor movement and Mt. Horeb resident will introduce the film along with wife Melissa, associate producer. There will be a question and answer session after the showing. Musical guests are slated to appear.
The event is sponsored by Southwest Wisconsin Area Progressives (SWWAP) and Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice.
Suggested donation is $10, with no one turned away for lack of funds.
Donations of non-perishable food will be accepted, and all proceeds will benefit Mt. Horeb area food pantries.
For further information call 608-845-7312.
The public is invited to attend.