Election Aftermath

On its face, the results of the presidential election would seem to bode ill for those of us who care about social and economic justice. How did a self-proclaimed billionaire with a track record of the following become a champion for the forgotten working class? bankruptcy and non-payment of contractors…

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The Dangers of Wealth

This is the text of Rev. Jerry Folk’s sermon at Holy Wisdom in Madison on Sunday, September 25, 2016.   Today’s readings reflect on the dangers of wealth and the destructive effects wealth often has on persons, relationships and communities. In the first reading the prophet Amos addresses some very harsh words…

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Voter Guide for Economic Justice 2016

As you prepare to vote in November, a core right and responsibility, use this voter guide to help you make decisions that are in sync with your beliefs. The guide is from Wisconsin’s Dignity at Work Coalition. Thank you for thinking about the greater good of our community as you walk into…

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Midwives for Change

On Thursday, September 8,  Community Shares of Wisconsin honored three amazing people who are working for justice: • Erica Nelson: Liesl Blockstein Community Leadership Award—nominated by Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, sponsored by UW Health and Unity Health • Darla Lannert: Linda Sundberg Civil Rights Defender Award—nominated by OutReach,…

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