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WNPJ Action Alerts - March for a slice of worker justice and more

Action Alert 1: March for a slice of justice
Action Alert 2: Protect Wisconsin groundwater
Action Alert 3: Support students under attack
Action Alert 4: Keep diversity, local control in workplace giving

Help cover ground to ground the drones

WNPJ member group Voices for Creative Nonviolence is planning a 200-mile walk and speaking tour to protest drone warfare.

From June 8 to 23, walkers will trek from the Rock Island Arsenal (where launch mechanisms and bomb components are manufactured) to the Iowa Air National Guard’s 132nd Fighter Wing in Des Moines, the proposed site of a new command center where drones can be remotely-piloted to fly over other countries.

Voices for Creative Nonviolence is seeking walkers, places to stay and groups interested in hosting a presentation.  The walkers will include Voices co-coordinator and activist Brian Terrell, of Maloy, IA, who will have just completed 6 months in prison for nonviolent civil resistance at a drone base, and Kathy Kelly, who will have just returned from Afghanistan, where U.S. drones have tragically impacted so many lives.

Contact Voices at 773-878-3815 or info@vcnv.org.

WNPJ Action Alerts - Support Bangladeshi garment workers and more

Action Alert 1: Support Bangladeshi garment workers
Action Alert 2: Host a talk on Palestine
Action Alert 3: Nominate a global citizen
Action Alert 4: Call for CAFO oversight

People's Bratfest Blitz with the ASO this weekend!

From WNPJ member group the Autonomous Solidarity Organization:

Got 15 minutes? An hour? 3 hours? We're looking for great volunteers like you to come help us get the word out to friends and neighbors about this year's best festival of brats! We appreciate any and all time you can spare to help out.

Saturday, 5/18 and Sunday, 5/19 we're asking folks to stop by our office (at 122 State St, room 404) for snacks, fun, talking to folks at the Farmer's Market, and flyering our neighborhoods.

Can't make it for the weekend of flyering? Stop by our office any time to pickup flyers for your friends and neighbors. Can't do that? How about volunteering at this year's PBF? Can't make it for that either?  Then, feel free to help us help out some amazing charities by donating to the Peoples' Bratfest online, here.

WNPJ Action Alerts - May Day actions for fair immigration reform and more

Action Alert 1: Join a May Day action for fair immigration reform
Action Alert 2: Oppose radioactive contamination of metal recycling
Action Alert 3: Ask your local library to circulate seeds
Action Alert 4: Sign a letter to John Brennan about drone warfare

Sign-on letter about drone warfare to CIA Director John Brennan

WNPJ member group the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars, along with Madison Pledge of Resistance, are helping to circulate the following sign-on letter, initiated by the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR), to CIA Director John Brennan regarding U.S. drone warfare.

Individuals and those representing organizations can add their names by emailing Max at mobuszewski@verizon.net

The letter will be delivered in mid-May.

WNPJ Action Alerts - Speak up on the state budget and more

Action Alert 1: Speak up about Wisconsin's proposed budget
Action Alert 2: Demand environmental justice for Vieques
Action Alert 3: Join WNPJ's nominating committee
Action Alert 4: Propose a peace resources presentation

WNPJ Action Alerts - Join a drone action near you and more

Action Alert 1: Join a drone action near you
Action Alert 2: Stand in solidarity with Iraqi union activists
Action Alert 3: Rally for fair, comprehensive immigration reform
Action Alert 4: Support frac sand mining reforms

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