Action Alert

WNPJ September Update, Fall Assembly Invite, and New Newsletter

Come to the Fall Assembly

We are excited to be celebrating our 25th year of work towards the realization of a peaceful, just, and sustainable world at this Fall's Assembly taking place Saturday, October 15th in Madison! We will take a look back with a panel discussion of our history as we Honor our Past and Vision our Future. We will honor our past board members, staff, and volunteers. We will present our Lifetime Achievement Award to Steve Braunginn, one of our original co-chairs. We invite you all to join us for this very special celebration! Please go to for more information about the Fall Assembly. You can indicate your interest and share our Facebook event and buy your tickets at Eventbrite. Don't forget to mark your calendars and expect a call!

Petition:EPA: End Open Air Burning of Waste Munitions

In communities across America, open burning and detonation of hazardous waste explosives results in the uncontrolled release of toxic heavy metals, energetic compounds, perchlorate, nitrogen oxides, dioxins and other carcinogens to the environment, placing the health of our soldiers, workers and neighbors at risk.

July 15th Action Alert

July 15th Action Alert

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Action Alert 1: Oil Train Parade & Paddle
Action Alert 2: Rescheduled - Racial Justice Tipping Point Direct Action Conference Call
Action Alert 3: Bring ALL Troops Home from Afghanistan
Action Alert 4: Hold Chief Koval Accountable

PETITION: Bring ALL Troops Home from Afghanistan!

On July 6, President Obama announced his intention to maintain 8,400 troops on the ground and in harms way in Afghanistan.

United for Peace and Justice opposes this continuation of ENDLESS WAR that has neither reduced incidences of terrorism throughout the world, nor made life safer for the people of Afghanistan or here at home.

Tell the USDA you Want Meat, Milk, Eggs from Authentically Organic Farms --- Not Livestock Factories

Major concerns that Cornucopia scientists and researchers share with other allies:

Racial Justice Tipping Point Kick-off Gathering and Training

Sat. May 21st
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
James Reeb Unitarian Society (2146 E. Johnson)

Racial Justice Tipping Point! - kick-off gathering hosted by the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ). Join the campaign to engage 200,000 people across Wisconsin for racial justice to make the broad changes that we all need!

Workers' Rights Center: Farm Worker Outreach Program to Kickoff in June

A Latino dairy worker recently visited the WRC to relate his recent experience getting fired at a Dane County dairy farm. "At around 10:30am my supervisor started yelling at me and calling me an 'mother f***ing n*gger', 'hit the f***ing road' or I'll stick your head in the manure chain and have the machine drag you through the manure.

Petition: Drop the Lawsuit!

Colombia Support Network asks us to join them in signing this petition.

A U.S. mining company has launched a $16.5 billion lawsuit against Colombia.

What did Colombia do to earn this dubious distinction? Well, the government stopped a deadly gold mine that was threatening the Amazon rainforest.

Not only does the Colombian government have a right to protect the world’s most diverse rainforest from profit-hungry mining interests -- it has a duty to do so.

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