We Are One: April 1-4 National Days of Action

This weekend, ICWJ will be joining faith communities, labor unions, civil rights activists, workers, and students across the country in commemorating the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, TN on April 4th, 1968. Dr. King was advocating for the rights of sanitation workers in Memphis to…

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Workers’ Rights and the United Methodist Church

The following was originally published in The Bellringer, a monthly publication of the Sherman Avenue United Methodist Church in Madison, Wisconsin. CONNECTIONS A reflection on scripture, tradition, experience and reason. Matthew 22: 37-40 “Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and…

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The Role of Organized Labor in a Democracy

ICWJ is cosponsoring a University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School forum this Wednesday, March 30th. The forum, the Role of Organized Labor in a Democracy, will feature speakers from the UW Center on Wisconsin Strategies, Marquette University Law School, and ICWJ Board member Jonathan Rosenblum. Come learn more about the impact of…

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Where’s the Catholic Leadership in Wisconsin? – Blog post in National Catholic Reporter

ICWJ board member Mike Sweitzer-Beckman just published his latest column through the Young Voices blog with the National Catholic Reporter.  The post is questioning where Catholic leadership has been in recent weeks with all the budget cuts and threats to public employee unions in Wisconsin.  He also clarifies that while…

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