2015 with ICWJ: Images

This gallery contains 10 photos.

2015 has been an exciting year for ICWJ. Of course, there are many changes we are still actively seeking to bring justice to workers in Madison and south-central Wisconsin. Despite stagnation or setbacks in the political realm, however, we know faith leaders, congregations, unions, and other members of our community are active in…

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Progress after Kohler Strike

By Sarah Smoot, Organizer On Tuesday, Nov. 24th, ICWJ co-hosted an action in support of union workers at Metcalfe’s Grocery and the Kohler Plant. After 32 days of striking, Kohler workers have reached an agreement on a revised contract. Read more here. I am moved by the workers at Kohler…

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Prophetic Waiting: Advent Reflection on Worker Justice

The Christian season of Advent is a time of anticipating Jesus Christ’s birth at Christmas. Amidst the commotion of Christmas buying, decorating, and lights, Christians remember that the world waited a long time for God’s coming in Christ. The season is marked by longing and the lighting of candles in expectation of…

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From War to Light: The Hanukkah Story

By Rabbi Renée Bauer, ICWJ Director This year’s celebration of Hanukkah began at sundown on December 6, with the lighting of the first candle. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday of lights that lasts 8 days. Click to learn more about the Hanukkah story. ICWJ has a tradition of offering reflections by local clergy…

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