Musicians, vets join forces with Warrior Songs - Madison

Founder of Warrior Songs Jason Moon is featured in an article in the Cap Times this week. If you're in Madison Thursday, Aug 5th,  5:15 pm, you can hear Jason in concert free at the top of State Street, by the Veterans Museum, 30 W. Mifflin St. - as part of the release of the album "The Last Thing We Ever Do".  The mission of Warrior Songs, according to founder Jason Moon, is rooted in a "From Story to Song" philosophy, where veterans are partnered with musicians to transform traumatic experiences from their service into songs to facilitate healing.

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350 Madison offers transport to MN to Stop Line #3

You may have grown up hearing inspiring tales of bravery in righteous causes, and wondered if YOU would have risen to the occasion had you been alive then. Well, you are alive now, and the greatest cause of all – the cause of slowing, stopping, and reversing climate chaos – needs you.  And luckily for you, the place where you can make a huge difference – Northern Minnesota – is just a comfy bus or van ride away, for free!

Sign up for YOUR WNPJ member group to table at the Madison Farmer's Market - Saturdays on the Square

You're sure to find WNPJ members you know at the Dane County 'Saturday on the Square' Farmer's Market.

Petition calls for A-bomb victims to be remembered during Olympics

A former mayor of Hiroshima has launched an online petition calling for a moment of silence to be observed during the Tokyo Olympics at the time the atomic bomb was dropped on his western Japan city on Aug. 6.

Make a Call: "No First Use of nuclear weapons!"

Speak out in support of the Endangered Species Act

The Biden administration is about to start the first of what will likely be several official rulemakings to reverse the last administration’s rollbacks of the Endangered Species Act, one of the most effective tools we have for protecting wildlife and its habitat.  There are two things you can do right now to help:  LEARN and TAKE ACTION.

From the struggle for racial justice to healing the planet, a global nonviolent shift is needed more than ever.

As part of For Goodness Sake, a live online nonviolence training and webinar exploring the power of music in nonviolent movements will be hosted by Pace e Bene on Friday, August 20. Click here for more information.  On Saturday, August 21 enjoy music from around the world to support the movement for a culture of active nonviolence free from racism, poverty, environmental destruction, and war.

VOTER RIGHTS DEPEND ON TAKING STEPS NOW; IN WISCONSIN START WITH COMMUNITY MAPPING

The Navajo Nation and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opposed the inconsistent and confusing restrictions Arizona imposed on voting.  Yet this month, our highest court ruled Arizona can continue to require ballots to be returned only by a guardian or immediate family member.

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.

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.

Legislation to expand community solar has been introduced. Your action is needed!

On Tuesday, July 13 Senator Duey Stroebel (R - Saukville) and Representative Timothy Ramthun (R - Campbellsport) released legislation to expand access to community solar in Wisconsin. They have asked other members of the legislature to sign on as co-sponsors of the bill. The deadline to co-sponsor the bill is Friday, July 23rd.  Ask Your Legislators to Co-Sponsor the Bill!

Send your postcard: “Postcard Campaign of Resistance Against the F-35s!"

The Interfaith Peace Working Group appreciates your participation in our Postcard Campaign of Resistance against the F-35s!

Now that our communities are cautiously opening up,we hope that you can distribute additional postcards at Farmers’ Markets, Festivals, Picnics and 

to Faith Communities and Elected Officials in Wisconsin.

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