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WNPJ Member Organizations

Through their campaigns, they oppose pipelines and other fossil fuel infrastructure, work with local governments to convert society to clean renewable energy, pressure large financial institutions to stop financing fossil fuel companies, and promote changes for a healthy, sustainable environment,

A catholic worker farm based on the study and practice of nonviolence, community, and sustainable living.

Works to bring together Wisconsin based groups together for the causes of peace, justice, sustainability, and democracy.

An organization whose overall goal is to build a sustainable future which will preserve, and where possible, restore the integrity of natural systems – including soils, water, air, and biological diversity.

A Catholic Worker community which takes in homeless women and families and works for social justice.

Chrysalis promotes mental health recovery in our community by supporting work opportunities that encourage hope, healing, and wellness.

Church Women United is a racially, culturally, theologically inclusive Christian women's movement celebrating unity in diversity and working for a world of peace and justice.

Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that empowers people from all walks of life to become effective advocates for a stable climate. CCL volunteers in 20 local chapters throughout Wisconsin work to advance pro-climate legislation and educate the public about climate change.

Main CCL website: http://citizensclimatelobby.org/

Current CCL Wisconsin website: https://cclwi.org/

Wisconsin contact: cclwisco@gmail.com

The Clean Water Action Council of Northeast Wisconsin
Non-Profit Corporation is organized to promote a safe, healthy, and
sustainable environment in northeast Wisconsin, to educate and inform
members and the public on environmental issues, and to take action on
behalf of members and the public to protect the environment and human
health. All operations are exclusively for charitable and educational
purposes and for the promotion of environmental justice.

CSN is the oldest, continuing voice on the Web for human rights in Colombia.

The mission of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation ministry is to explore the Congregation of Saint Agnes' (CSA) distinct contribution to the ongoing, nonviolent transformation of the world towards peace, justice and ecology.

The Crawford Stewardship Project works to protect Crawford County and neighboring regions from environmental threats by promoting sustainable land use, environmental justice and local control of natural resources.

Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa assists with research on global, national and local issues. It calls on congressional members to advocate on behalf of social justice and provides extensive educational opportunities.

Echo Valley Hope is an educational and charitable organization raising the voice of peace and sustainable living. Echo Valley Hope’s mission is to support the well-being of all people and the earth.

Our Vision People of diverse faiths and spiritualities leading the environmental movement to create healthy, just, and sustainable communities for all.
Our Mission
Empower people of diverse faiths and spiritualities to be leaders in advancing environmental and racial justice, providing resources to educate, connect, and advocate for healthier communities.

The mission of Family Farm Defenders is to create a farmer-controlled and consumer-oriented agricultural system. FFD supports agroecology, farm & food worker rights, racial justice, animal welfare, consumer safety, fair trade – both globally and domestically — as well as food sovereignty.

The Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability is a center dedicated to social change, community partnership, sustainability and ecological justice. The Farleys built a gathering house and farm to help make land more accessible to those who have little resources to purchase it.

FOR-USA’s mission is to organize, train, and grow a diverse movement that welcomes all people to end structures of violence and war, and create peace through the transformative power of nonviolence.

We are a community of doubters, believers, thinkers, and seekers. We celebrate and embrace the diversity of the human experience, whether it’s in ideas, beliefs, ethnicity, race, gender, gender identity, abilities, socioeconomic status, or sexual orientation. All who are searching with an open mind, a loving heart and generous spirit are welcome here.

We welcome all people to join us to worship, serve, and connect with others on their faith journey. We are a Reconciling Congregation that celebrates the diversity of race, gender, national origin, religious background, gender identity and sexual orientation.

We believe in using music to help fuel social change, have fun and build community. Our band consists of a diverse range of ages and abilities. Forward! Marching Band brings lively tunes to political protests, marches, rallies, parades and community events.

We strive to promote peace and justice. Recognizing that we are members of the global community, we seek to promote the use of peaceful means to advocate for a just society. We use the tools of education, advocacy and witness to achieve these goals.

Communities of faith and conscience committed to justice, peace and the care of creation. IPWG educates the public about the practice of nonviolence and advocates for peace.

A faith community rooted in Unitarian Universalist principles, called by love to welcome the seeker, cultivate relationships, nurture spiritual wholeness and grow justice in the world.

The Madison chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace is speaking out and organizing in support of dignity, human rights and equality for Israelis and Palestinians.

We offer scholarships to graduating seniors from county high schools and partner with other groups for other projects.

JustDane helps transform individual lives and social systems to create a just and equitable community

Peace group in Viroqua, Wisconsin

The King Coalition was established in the fall of 1985 as a community group to plan the official City of Madison and Dane County observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The planning of this holiday celebration takes on special significance as people from all walks of life gather in the spirit of true brotherhood and sisterhood to commemorate the life and accomplishments of this renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement.

The purpose of the Lauren Faith Smith Ministry for Nonviolence is to carry on the work Lauren might
have accomplished if she were alive. Regardless of the type of violence we encounter, the end results include pain, suffering, death, and destruction which inevitably creates more of the same unless the cycle is broken.  Our non-profit group seeks to break that cycle by using education, spirituality, advocacy, and activism to reduce violence.

MASCP is the organization in Madison Wisconsin, USA that facilitates the official sister city relationship between Madison and Arcatao, El Salvador, a small town in the mountains on the border of El Salvador and Honduras.

Madison Area Bus Advocates was formed to provide an independent citizen voice on bus transit issues in the Greater Madison Area. Our vision is of an expanded and improved urban and regional bus system, serving more people, places and trips throughout the greater Madison area.

We believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few. To achieve a more just society, many structures of our government and economy must be radically transformed through greater economic and social democracy so that ordinary Americans can participate in the many decisions that affect our lives.

Madison Friends Meeting (Quakers) currently has three focus areas for our social justice work: anti-racism, climate change and peace. Our work is a combination of education for our community and action and engagement in the larger community.

The Infoshop is a volunteer-run collective dedicated to serving the greater Madison/southwest Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin communities. We offer a range of resources including, but not limited to, books, magazines, videos, and topic files, as well as community organizing space and activist tools.

The Madison Mutual Aid Network (MAN) is a new type of networked cooperative designed to help everyone discover and succeed in work they want to do. We share stuff, including money, and we exchange time and mutual support. This gives us the ability to do more of what we want to do and less need to work at jobs that don’t suit us just because we need cash.

We are working towards a peaceful world through organizing actions of nonviolent civil resistance against our government's moves towards war and empire-building.

We are long-time anti-war, social justice and environmental activists. We call for the end of the war and the withdrawal of all Russian forces from Ukraine. We face the very real danger that militarism will ruin our chance to rein in fossil oil consumption.

Since April 2022, we have done weekly war abolition walks in Madison to call for a ceasefire and diplomacy to end the war in Ukraine, and an end to all wars. We are a new chapter of World Beyond War. World BEYOND War is a global nonviolent movement to end war and establish a just and sustainable peace.

The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project works to increase public awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and to influence public policy for the benefit of both peoples.

The Center for Peacemaking is an academic center at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that fosters research and action for the promotion of peace, human dignity and justice. The center's programs provide students opportunities to develop peacemaking skills and faculty avenues to research nonviolence.

Mary House of Hospitality offers weekend hospitality to low-income women and families visiting inmates in the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) at Oxford, WI.

Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is an organization that strives to promote clean energy, energy efficiency and sustainable living through education and demonstrations.

Moms Demand Action is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. We pass stronger gun laws and work to close the loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. We also work in our own communities and with business leaders to encourage a culture of responsible gun ownership. We know that gun violence is preventable, and we’re committed to doing what it takes to keep families safe.

Mothers Against Gun Violence is dedicated to stop the rampant violence and support the families of murdered victims by gun violence.

Northern Spirit Radio promotes world healing by broadcasting voices of peace and social justice using the language of personal story, music and spirituality. We directly produce two programs, Spirit in Action and Song of the Soul, which are syndicated to community radio stations across the country and distributed as podcasts.

Nukewatch has been working for a nuclear-free future since 1979. Nukewatch brings critical attention to the locations, movements, dangers, and the politics of nuclear weapons and radioactive wastes. They work to raise awareness and take nonviolent action to address the nuclear dangers that threaten current and future generations.

As a fiscal sponsor to community groups, we are able to accept tax-deductible contributions on their behalf. We charge a nominal fee in exchange for providing this service. In addition to being able to accept charitable donations, we provide these groups with other support such as mentoring and small grants.

Palestine Partners was formed in 2020 during COVID to provide opportunities for people in the U.S. to connect with and support human rights projects in the West Bank.

Palestine Partners currently has two projects; Supporting Youth of Sumud, a group of young human rights defenders in the South Hebron Hills and Women in Hebron, a fair trade craft cooperative employing women in the Hebron area by producing beautifully hand embroidered bags, purses, scarves, shawls, pillow coverings, toys, earrings & jewelry.

Pax Christi is a membership organization that is against war and wartime preparation, every form of violence and domination, and personal and systemic racism. Pax Christi is a portion of a larger international community that emphasizes peace and justice that seeks to model the peace of Christ.

Peace Action-Wisconsin is a peace and justice organization which works to abolish the threats of war and nuclear weapons. We are committed to non-violence as a way of life for a world where human needs are met and the environment is preserved.

We recognize that the three most significant threats today to human survival are nuclear weapons, climate change and environmental contamination. We rely on the medical and public health expertise of our members to work for the abolition of nuclear weapons, to reverse our climate change trajectory and to stop further degradation of our environment.

The Racine Coalition for Peace and Justice believes that social justice is a requisite for true and lasting peace. Peace among peoples and nations requires just relations among peoples and nations.

We commit to being a contemplative presence...

The Grannies sing for peace, racial and economic justice, public education, a sustainable environment, women’s rights and democracy.

The Richland Center – Santa Teresa Sister City Project was established to promote people-to-people relationships between Richland Center, Wisconsin, and the municipality of Santa Teresa in Nicaragua. Most of our contributions go toward projects in health and sanitation, environmental protection, sea turtle conservation, education and agricultural sustainability in the Chacocente Wildlife Refuge region.

Working to change the negative stigma associated with certain communities after a spike in violence in the city of Milwaukee in 2016 through their non-profit group, Solomon's Outreach and Urban Learning Sessions.

Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin’s mission is to stop the harm that the basing of F-35 fighter jets in Madison will inflict on the community, and to stop the negligent pollution of our water supply from PFAS and other contaminants emanating from the Truax Air National Guard base.

The mission of the Sisters of the Divine Savior is to make known the goodness and kindness of Jesus, Savior of the world, and to foster an awareness of a loving God among peoples in whatever place and by whatever means the Spirit of God inspires.

A non-profit grassroots organization whose mission is to promote efficient and responsible management of electrical power for the public good, while protecting the natural, social and economic environments and citizens of Wisconsin.

Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to preserving the environment while maintaining the health and economic vitality of rural communities.

UNA Dane County is dedicated to educating, inspiring and mobilizing people in South-Central Wisconsin to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations. This group started meeting in the late 1940’s.

As part of the United Nations Association of the United States of America, (UNA-USA), The United Nations Association – Milwaukee Chapter is a group of men and women that advocate for peace and justice throughout the world. The chapter believes that the United Nations is a vital force to help cultivate a peaceful world, and the chapter supports the United Nations’ mission through education, inspiring and mobilizing the Milwaukee community.

Contact: Fred Depies
Address: 1366 Appleton Rd, Menasha, WI 54952
Phone: 920-739-4823 (Unity office)
E-mail: freddepies@gmail.com or unity@unityofappleton.org
Website: https://www.unityofappleton.org/

"Returning to our past to heal for our future"
Urban Triage is founded and grounded in transformational education and learning that utilizes a framework to support people as they embark on a journey of self-discovery. Our methodology expands self-awareness of the basic structures in which we know, think, and act. From understanding and awareness comes fundamental shifts that directly cause a new kind of freedom and personal POWER, leaving people permanently changed.

Veterans for Peace works to educate on the true costs of war & advocate for a more peaceful & just society.

Our collective experience tells us that wars are easy to start but hard to stop and the ones hurt are often the innocent. Thus we promote alternatives to war by addressing the issues of national and international policy.

Chapter #25 of VFP is active in the Madison area, participating in anti-war rallies and tabling at local events, providing anti-war and counter-recruitment literature to passers-by. They make a visible anti-war presence in our community.

Voces de la Frontera - Madison

Voces de la Frontera is a membership-based community organization led by low-wage workers, immigrants and youth whose mission is to protect and expand civil rights and workers’ rights through leadership development, community organizing and empowerment.

We strive to create a world where all people live free of poverty and discrimination, have access to safe, dignified work, quality education, and health care; where immigrants can cross borders with dignity; and human rights and workers’ rights are respected; where government is truly “of the people”, and all families thrive.

Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort Educational Fund is a statewide grassroots organization dedicated to preventing gun violence, injuries and deaths through education and advocacy.

An all-volunteer based nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a love of reading behind bars, encourage the pursuit of knowledge and self-empowerment, and to help break the cycle of recidivism. Book drop-off sites in Madison and Milwaukee.

Our government is working towards normalizing and desensitizing us to drone warfare. No US soldiers are killed and so we are supposed to accept it as a "good" style of warfare, but we have to open our eyes and realize that our government is killing innocent children, women, and men - all in our name. Drone warfare is illegal and immoral and we must call on our government to stop it immediately.

A nonprofit, nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to clean government, where people matter more than money. We track money in politics on our unique public database. We write about issues of money and politics on our website. And we advocate for campaign finance reform and other policies that will make real the promise of democracy.

WFVJ is composed of congregations, social justice committees, clergy, religious leaders, supporters, and people of faith from many faith traditions across Wisconsin. WFVJ gathers to educate themselves and their communities about the important issues facing Wisconsin, and advocates for policies and programs that address the root causes of poverty, hunger, homelessness and economic injustice.

Wisconsin Green Muslims is a grassroots environmental justice group formed in 2005. Based out of Milwaukee, WI, this group works to promote greener, more eco-friendly living using these tools: educating the Muslim community and the general public about the Islamic environmental justice teachings, applying these teachings in daily life, and forming coalitions with others working toward a just, healthy, peaceful and sustainable future.

Too often, state and national medical societies stand in the way of health justice. WI-PNHP is a not-for-profit organization of health professionals focused on bringing Single Payer health care to the United States. Our Wisconsin chapter is part of a national PNHP organization, encouraging members from across the country to introduce single-payer resolutions and to organize colleagues in their societies.

The Poor People’s Campaign is a national call for moral revival is uniting people across Wisconsin to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality of religious nationalism.

The Wisconsin Resources Protection Council was created to help counter the lack of information about the effects of large-scale metallic sulfide mining on our state’s precious water supplies, on the tourism and dairy industries, and upon the many Native American communities that are located near potential mine sites.

Wisconsin Transit Riders Alliance

WISDOM is a grassroots organization comprised mostly of religious congregations of several different denominations, which works to have a common, collective voice on issues of social justice.

The Wisconsin Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba consists of organizations and individuals who have come together based on the points of unity and principles on our membership page. We hope you also subscribe to them and will join us.

We’re building a major new populist party that will finally give every American single-payer health care, good paying jobs, housing, free public college, a modern infrastructure, freedom from war, and get money out of politics.

Wisconsin for Environmental Justice is a group of concerned citizens dedicated to seeking redress for the destructive impacts of human-caused global warming on behalf of Wisconsin communities. We will focus on public education and a relationship with the fossil fuel industry via a state lawsuit, enabling us to work together to solve and heal environmental damage caused by their industry using their funds.

WWGP’s mission is to promote peace, respect and belonging through skill building, sharing of resources and caring support for our community near Green Bay, WI.

A presence in Madison since 1992, we support social justice learning for ourselves and others. We stand in solidarity with peace and justice work done through an intersectional and feminist lens.

We are a non-profit organization that focuses on the education and empowerment of workers and laborers. We help ensure fairness, dignity and equality in the workplace through collective action and education.

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