On Valentineâ€™s Day 2012
Wisconsin still loves Justice!
Tuesday, February 14Â isÂ
the One-Year Anniversary of the Wisconsin Uprising.
Participate in an Act of Solidarity:
The faith and labor communities are joining together to call for the restoration ofÂ collective bargaining rights and funding for education. The Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice, MTI and TAA will each be leading solidarity actions that will conclude with the delivery ofÂ valentines of protestÂ at the Capitol.
8:00 to 10:00 a.m.:Â Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice hosts the 12thÂ annual Faith-Labor Breakfast: â€œSolidarity in the Heartlandâ€.Â Â Pastors Harrison and Jackson, leaders in Ohioâ€™s successful campaign to overturn their stateâ€™s union busting bill will be the keynote speakers. Event will take place at First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Avenue, Madison. Cost: $25. Join faith leaders from Ohio and Wisconsin as they march from the ICWJ breakfast to the Capitol to deliver valentines in protest to Governor Walkerâ€™s office.
12:15 p.m.: Teacher Assistantsâ€™ Association â€œI â™¥ UWâ€Â Rally.Â Â Meet in front of the Memorial Union and march to the State Capitol. The march will join the Solidarity Sing Along in the Rotunda and speakers will address the current lapse and what we need to do to defend public education in Wisconsin.
4:15 p.m.: â€œShow the Love, Save Our Schoolsâ€ Rally â€“ MTI.Â Â The courageous teachers, support staff and even the students of Madisonâ€™s schools were central to last yearâ€™s demonstrations.Â Â Please join them at the corner of Mifflin and Wisconsin Avenue at 4:15 p.m. for a march, some inspirational speeches and a Solidarity Sing Along!Â Â Support our public schools and the people who dedicate their working lives to improving our communities.
If you aren’t able to come to an event, stop by the Capitol to sign a Valentine!
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