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Summer internships available in Milwaukee with WAVE

 

Do you know any talented young people (ages 14-21), who are passionate about spreading peace and preventing gun violence? Please encourage them to apply for WAVE's 2021 (paid!) virtual summer youth peacebuilding and violence prevention internship in Milwaukee!

Peace poetry contest

Deadline for entries July 1, 2021. Poetry has a way of moving us past facts and immersing us into an experience. The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards encourages poets to do just that. There are three age categories: Adult, Youth 13-18, and Youth 12 & Under.

The annual contest is open to people worldwide. Poems must be original, unpublished, and in English.

Interview with Don Timmerman of Casa Maria in Milwaukee from 2013

WUWM 89.7fm Interview with Peacemaker Don Timmerman.....

Don Timmerman's mission as a peacemaker dates back to the 1960s.

Spread the News: MREA is Hiring!

Spread the News: We're Hiring!
The MREA is looking for two talented individuals to join our team full-time in our Events Manager and Training Coordinator positions.

Do you know someone who is passionate about event planning and The Energy Fair? Or someone who is interested in adult education and renewable energy? Send these opportunities their way!

WIDOM is hiring - in Madison

MOSES is the WISDOM organization based in Madison, WI. The mission of MOSES is to build collective power to dismantle the systems of mass incarceration and mass supervision and to eradicate the racial disparities in our community that contribute to them. MOSES is looking for a full-time Community Organizer.

Moving from Charity to Justice

April 20 - Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice is grateful at the triple guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.  We pray that George Floyd’s family is able to find some peace and some comfort in this verdict.  
 
However, we are cognizant that, far too often, police are afforded a presumption of innocence when their use of force results in injury or death.  The verdict today is a victory for justice, but we cannot allow it to be an isolated incident.

Activists in DC call for ending America's complicity in the blockade on Yemen

Kathy Kelly, formerly of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a WNPJ member group – has alerted WNPJ to a fast in Washington DC by activists from Michigan, protesting the role of the US in the harmful blockade of Yemen. kathy@vcnv.org

This article from MEE (Middle East Eye) describes the action and motivation of the protestors:

NuclearBan.US seeks a full-time Director - Washington DC

NuclearBan.US is a small non-profit (501c4) organization committed to the total elimination of nuclear weapons. and to the use of resources that have been devoted to nuclear weapons to address the climate crisis, income inequality, and other pressing social needs.

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