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Spotlight on a WNPJ member group: WI Books to Prisoners

Our Mission: Wisconsin Books to Prisoners (WBTP) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a love of reading behind bars, encourage the pursuit of knowledge and self-empowerment, and to help break the cycle of recidivism. Book drop-off sites in Madison and Milwaukee.

Spotlight on a WNPJ member organization: WI- Physicians for a National Health Program

Too often, state and national medical societies stand in the way of health justice. WI-PNHP is a not-for-profit organization of health professionals focused on bringing Single Payer health care to the United States. Our Wisconsin chapter is part of a national PNHP organization, encouraging members from across the country to introduce single-payer resolutions and to organize colleagues in their societies.

EARTH DAY TODAY! How are you celebrating?

We've made it - the March Forth to Earth Day Project ends today April 22, 2022! Thanks for all your work on this the last month, saving our beautiful earth!! Our WNPJ calendar is full of Earth Day events across the state today! Take a look and join in!

Spotlight on a WNPJ member group: JustDane

JustDane inspires hope & creates real change. Life’s circumstance or missteps can lead to incarceration or other life challenges that can be difficult to overcome.  It’s better for everyone in our community when we can ensure a person has the chance to put the pieces of their lives back together; creating a community where everyone has an opportunity to succeed.

Spotlight on a WNPJ member group: Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA)

Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is an organization that strives to promote clean energy, energy efficiency and sustainable living through education and demonstrations.

Spotlight on a WNPJ member group: Echo Valley Hope

Echo Valley Hope is an educational and charitable 501(c)3 raising the voice of peace and sustainable living. Echo Valley Hope’s mission is to support the well-being of all people and the earth. Join us each Sunday at 2 pm for our weekly Widening the Circle series. The topic on Jan 23rd: Addressing Climate Change Through Climate Justice with John Peck.

WNPJ spotlight on member group: Anathoth Community Farm

Anathoth is a catholic worker farm founded in 1986…. an ongoing experiment in the study and practice of nonviolence, community, and sustainable living. We have built an eco-village from the ground up which is one of our answers to much of what is wrong in the world. We host groups and individuals who come to northern Wisconsin to see first hand what our solutions are as well as facilitating non violent action and education on a variety of issues.

Spotlight on the WNPJ member group, Solomons Outreach and Urban Learning Sessions (SOULS)

Violence in the City of Milwaukee in the fall of 2016 prompted several community members to come together and discuss a plan of action at King Solomon's Missionary Baptist Church. "We want to heal. We want to change the climate of this city," said Tynetta Jackson in an interview with  Lauren Winfrey on WTMJ-TV  Milwaukee*. Tynetta and others are working to change the negative stigma associated with her community  through their non-profit group, Solomon's Outreach and Urban Learning Sessions (SOULS). 

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