Join the Peace Vigil, Dec. 1st, Monday 12 noon
Cake, hot chocolate, peace signs available!
MLK Ave at the downtown post office, Madison
Between February and May WNPJ did trainings with multiple youth organizations in Madison and Milwaukee where they got a chance to create their own federal discretionary budget and discuss the priorities of their communities. This was part of a broader effort to encourage youth to make a video about what they would do with $1 Trillion if the could spend it on their communities.
(Photo: East Madison Community Center)
Joyce Ellwanger, Milwaukee peace activist and WNPJ Lifetime Achievement Award winner, began serving a five-day jail stay in Mauston, Wisconsin, county seat of Juneau County, on May 5, rather than pay a fine of $250, levied by a Juneau County judge for trespassing at the entrance to Volk Field on May 28,2013.
Members of the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars and Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice organized a statewide lobby week against drone warfare during which time visits or calls were made to all eight Congressional offices around the state between January 15-21 as we commemorated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prophet for peace and nonviolence.