Join us on Thursday, October 5th, for our Women for Women Meeting

Time: 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Location: Marathon Co Democratic Office, 833 S 3rd Ave., Wausau

Topic: Social Justice and Its Implications on Immigration in Central Wisconsin

Presenter: Sister Peggy Jackson

Across from the street from the Merrill Post Office is a sign that reads “I was an immigrant and you welcomed me.” This billboard was erected by the Holy Cross Sisters of Merrill. The sisters have always promoted social justice issues and have been a friend to refugees and immigrants in central Wisconsin.

Join us to hear their perspective on the need to recognize the dignity of all people.

Sister Peggy will speak on the following topics:

Background History of Holy Cross Sisters

General Information on Immigration

Personal Response

Opportunities for action

Biographical Information:

Sister Peggy has been a Holy Cross Sister for 53 years.

Her educational backgrounds includes: BA in Elementary Education and Sociology.

She taught in Cincinnati, OH, Antigo and Merrill, WI.

She developed the Merrill Food Pantry (Interfaith endeavor) in 1985.

In 1990 she developed and administered Bell Tower Residence for 24 years.

Sister Peggy retired from Bell Tower in 2014 and then became treasurer for Holy Cross Sisters in 2015.

She has developed and currently engages Bell Tower Residence employees in Mission Integration.

Come join us to learn and discuss this issue. Feel free to share this invitation with friends.