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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Power In Community

  Rabbi Renée Bauer’s Invocation for the Wisconsin AFL-CIO Biennial Convention August 30, 2016 Good morning, my name is Rabbi Renée Bauer the director of the Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin. It is a pleasure to be here this morning among such a great crowd of…

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God’s Kin-dom, Justice, Freedom

By Mary Kay Glazer I have a confession: I almost always feel way too overwhelmed by the gross injustice and oppression in the world, to the point of numbness. I turn away from news reports because my feelings of deep despair are too much to bear. Anyway, there isn’t even…

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Fasting for God Consciousness

By Hanif Nu’Man, ICWJ board member Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar. During this month Muslims all over the world are obliged to observe fasting from the break of dawn to sunset; meaning do not eat or drink or have intimate relations. The fast is compulsory for those…

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