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Save Our Social Security Rallys

  - Demonstrations Across Wisconsin - Please join the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, American Federation of Government Employees Council 220, and other partner organizations as we call for Social Security to be protected, modernized and expanded! Attend a demonstration near you! All events start at noon and will last approximately one hour. By now, you've seen how successful the WIARA's Save Social Security actions have been. We've only got four remaining, and I hope you can join one.   Janesville: Tuesday, May 7 meeting at 222 N Academy Street   Oshkosh: Thursday, May 9 meeting at 400 City Center...

A Community Conversation HOLY LAND PEACE DIALOGUE

A Community Conversation HOLY LAND PEACE DIALOGUE MONDAY, APRIL 15 at 7 pm SPEAKER Rev. Forrest Wells   You are invited to First United Methodist Church, Wausau (parking in the Fulton St. lot) at 7:00 p.m. for a presentation and conversation with Rev. Forrest Wells.  He will lead a discussion on the current conflict in Gaza, concerns for those living the reality of war, humanitarian need and response, and the hope for peace.   Rev. Forrest Wells served as a United Methodist pastor in Wisconsin for over 25 years, and as an overseer for hundreds of pastors and churches for about 15 years as a District Superintendent. He has ...

Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans

Palestine Week Three of Four: Part Two: Peace Dialogue Friends

Each day a cease fire in Gaza is more imperative.  An enduring and sustained ceasefire is essential for all people. Our second Gaza pilgrimage this past Saturday brought 30 people joining in the walk. We were all heartened to hear car horns honking in solidarity for the cause. Please consider joining us this coming Saturday, March 30  at 10 am in Rib Mountain. We will park over near the corner of Hobby Lobby’s lot. Please park nearer to the road so as not to hamper anyone needing parking for shopping. Saturday, April 6, 10 AM, we will be at the intersection by Menard’s on Stewart Avenue, Wausau. Our four walks on March 16, 23, ...

Sturgeon Feast and POW WOW

Poor People’s Campaign

On Saturday, March 2nd, there was a mass March & Assembly at the Capitol in Madison as part of a nationally coordinated day of action in 32 states plus Washignton, D.C. Here in Wisconsin, we gathered at the State Street steps, individuals, groups, congregations, and unions, all ready to march. After the march we gathered at the First United Methodist Church for a mass assembly, followed by lunch. Forward together, not one step back!  


  This is an opportunity to learn more but it is also an opportunity to possibly let others know that the ground water at the Reef is 0-20 feet. It is in an area of the Ice Age Trail and a class A trout stream. Most importantly, we must protect our water at all costs. Please join other northern Wisconsin citizens for an educational event in Wausau on Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 from 1:15 to 3:45 PM.    

Leonard Peltier

  A day of remembrance. 49 years of unjust incarceration. "Justice is not a flexible tool. Unless we all do our part to ensure that justice is equally to all human beings, we are a party to its abuse. We must stand together to protect the rights of others. " Leonard Peltier.

Learn About Constitutional Amendments in Wisconsin

  From our friends at the League of Women Voters Elections need to be fully funded. The proposed constitutional amendment on the April 2 ballot puts our elections at risk. Tuesday, February 27 at 6pm learn about the constitutional amendment questions that will be on your ballot April 2 and why you should VOTE NO. Speakers will discuss the constitutional amendments in Wisconsin and what we can expect next. https://fb.me/e/7eQS1vXHl

NORTHWOODS PROGRESSIVES~Bigger than Roe Minocqua 2024

The Northwoods Progressives met on a bitterly cold Saturday on January 20 to show support for Women's RIGHTS!   Bigger than Roe Minocqua 2024 Our resolve is unyieldingSaturday, January 20 at 1:00 pm We will gather at Veterans Park in Minocqua then march to the railing across from Save More where we will wave signs and show that Our Resolve is Unyielding Everyone with an interest in Women's rights is welcome to attend.  Bring a friend and bring a sign with your message. Hosts: Northwoods Progressives, Democratic Party of Vilas County, Democratic Party of Oneida County, Northwoods Activism Group _________________...