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Fair Maps for All: Front Line Communities Speak Out! - Panel Discussion on Jan 20th!

Fair Maps is an issue that impacts the entire state of Wisconsin. And at the same time, we know frontline communities are under-represented in decision making as it relates to electoral politics. Gerrymandering presents deep obstacles to frontline communities having the necessary channels for their voices to be heard. Join us for an important and powerful Fair Maps for All panel discussion with frontline community leaders throughout WI to more deeply understand what's at stake and how we move forward together.

Sign on - to support the "March Forth to Earth Day" project

It is time to March Forth to Earth Day.....from March 4th to April 22, 2022Be one of the first to sign on to our massive sign-on letter endorsing the March Forth to Earth Day project. Click here to sign on

Sign the Petition - to end open air burning of hazardous waste!

Please do your part by signing the petition calling on EPA to end open air burning and detonation of hazardous waste!

What YOU can do to stop the expansion of Line 5 in WI!

"All hands on deck" to show the DNR that Wisconsin rejects Line 5! Well, it’s finally happened. We’ve been waiting 18 months for the DNR (WI Department of Natural Resources) to release their draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS), and now they finally have.

WI Interfaith Leaders for Fair Maps - sign-on letter!


 

On November 30, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court decided to take a 'least change' approach to deciding the state's legislative districts for the next ten years.  The Court also decided that they would not take partisan gerrymandering into account when deciding what map to adopt. This decision will result in enshrining hyper-partisan gerrymandering in our maps for at least the next ten years, disenfranchising thousands of voters. On December 15, interested parties submitted new maps, adhering to the 'least change' criterion.  On January 18, the Court will begin to hear arguments in the case.

TAKING ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE and the MILITARY!

Congresswoman Lee Introduced a Resolution to Monitor and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Military. Barbara Lee’s legislation demands that the U.S. military account for its heavy carbon bootprint and track, reduce and report greenhouse gas emissions for all operations, including troop deployments, overseas bases and bombings. WIsconsin's Gwen Moore is a co-sponsor.

Write to President Biden: It’s past time to release Leonard Peltier

This Christmas take a moment to think about Leonard Peltier. Leonard was convicted in 1977 of the murder in 1975 of two FBI agents during a confrontation at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Two others who were charged with the murders were found not guilty by reason of self-defence. Peltier has always denied involvement in the two deaths. He has been in prison for almost 45 years.

December 2021 Network News

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