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Farley Center Fall Festival update!

The Farley Center held their 10th annual Fall Festival last weekend!  This member group of WNPJ is dedicated to promoting ecological sustainability, social justice and peace. It is located outside of Verona Wisconsin in the Town of Springdale on 43 acres of beautiful farm and wooded land.

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group: Church Women United - Madison Branch

Church Women United is an inclusive, ecumenical Christian women's movement celebrating unity in diversity and empowering women to work towards a world of peace and justice.

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - Forward! Marching Band

Madison's Activist Street Band!  Founded in Madison, Wisconsin in 2011, Forward! Marching Band was forged in the crucible of the epic protests surrounding the (former) Governor Walker’s regressive agenda. For weeks, we marched around the capitol in the snow and rain, gaining members and experience. Since that time, Forward! Marching Band has dedicated itself to maintaining that unique fighting spirit of the Wisconsin protest movement.

Yes! The Milwaukee County Supervisors voted in favor of Resolution 21-826 - Prevent Nuclear War!

On Sept. 9, 2021, Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Steve Shea introduced Resolution 21-826 calling for the Board to endorse the Back From the Brink “Call to Prevent Nuclear War”.

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - Casa Maria Catholic Worker House - Milwaukee

There are Catholic worker-communities throughout the country, based on the philosophy and beliefs of their founders,  Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin  - which all began in New York City in 1933. The Milwaukee chapter, called the Casa Maria Catholic Worker House, began its work in 1966. The ministry of the Casa Maria Catholic Worker Community focuses on opening homes to women and children in need of short-term housing, refugees and asylum seekers, and families with longer-term needs.

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars

On Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of 9/11, our hearts are weary after 20 years of the “forever wars” and skyrocketing Pentagon budgets.  So many innocent children, women, and men have been killed, in Iraq, in Afghanistan, in Yemen, and so many other places in the Middle East and Africa.  And we are no closer to bringing peace.  War WAS NOT the answer!  Special Event this next week, Saturday, Sept 11 in Madison* Our Hearts are Weary - MOBILIZATION AGAINST MILITARISM:

CSWAB announces WI DNR will reinstate annual testing of wells

 The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) has asked the U.S. Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant to reinstate annual testing of certain monitoring wells at the northeastern edge of a groundwater contaminant plume in the Town of Merrimac.

Spotlight on a WNPJ Member Group - Pax Christi - Madison Chapter

The Pax Christi - Madison chapter is a branch of the larger organization, Pax Christi. Pax Christi is a membership organization that is against war and wartime preparation, every form of violence and domination, and personal and systemic racism. Pax Christi is a portion of a larger international community that emphasizes peace and justice that seeks to model the peace of Christ.

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