Action Alert

UNA USA - Action Alert: 'Pay What We Promised' - to Support International Peacekeeping Forces!

 
 
$1 billion! That’s how much the U.S. has accrued in arrears to UN Peacekeeping due to a law that arbitrarily caps our payments at 25 percent, almost three percent under the rate to which the U.S. agreed to pay in 2018.

We cannot continue to underfund essential UN Peacekeeping operationsIt’s time to pay what we promised

Dane County residents concerned with F35s and PFAs: Ask your Dane County Supervisor to support/sponsor Res. 88

Do you live near Madison WI and have concerns about the F35 fighter jets? Please take a moment to contact your Dane County Board Supervisor and ask them to support and endorse 2021 RES-088.

Convince President Biden to do the right thing and stop Line 3

Encourage everyone  you know to take this 2-5 min action:  Go to https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/ and simply send a brief message asking President Biden to “Stop Line 3.” Of course, it may help to add the important reasons, but if you only have 2 - 5 mins, a very brief note will be better than nothing. (And, you will be glad that you did!) A brief sample letter and flyer can be found here.

Contact Senators Baldwin and Johnson to vote to protect voting rights

As people of faith, we value the inherent worth and dignity of every human being. Part of that dignity is the right to have our voice heard and our vote count, whatever our color, background, or zip code. 

CALL Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Interior, about Line 3 in Minnesota


On the night of June 27, 2021, at the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline outside Palisade in Aitkin County, MN, workers drilled and inserted a section of Line 3 under the Mississippi River.  This is a call to contact Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Department of the Interior

Contact WI Public Radio about Wisconsin Dam Safety Programming

Below is the link to the Wisconsin Public Radio discussion of dam safety (6/28/21) - with content about the proposed Back Forty tailings dam, metallic sulfide mining and  Indigenous views on dams with Anahkwet and a dam safety engineer. Let radio show host Larry Meiller know that we need an entire program devoted to  the problems with tailings dams and the specific dam safety issues of the proposed Back Forty tailings dam next to the Menominee River.  Contact information:  meiller@wpr.org

WNPJ Signed onto a Statement on the Need for a Bold Budget Resolution

The Poor People’s Campaign is joining with the Congressional Progressive Caucus Center, Institute for Policy Studies, and Economic Policy Institute in a statement calling for Congress to seize an historic opportunity to set a bold reconciliation package that meets all of our needs.  Forward together, not one step back!  Please read the full statement below.

Last chance to weigh in on the WI State Budget - by Monday, June 28th

Please contact your State Legislators today!  Let them know what you care about in the budget.  You can stress whatever issues you most care about.  Read more below about some things you might want to talk to them about:

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