ICWJ’s 14 Theses for Wisconsin Worker Justice

At a vigil led by Rev. Jesse Jackson in memory of  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination 43 years ago, the ICWJ Board posted its newly-passed 14 Theses for Wisconsin Worker Justice to the Wisconsin State Capitol door.   “The right to collective bargaining is a fundamental right, a human…

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Reflections from Spring Seder

By Ann McNeary, AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison Thank you for the opportunity to speak this evening.  A seder is a new experience for me and I appreciate the chance to participate. The Cup of Elijah – which symbolizes future redemption – is a good indicator of the current struggle going…

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Wisconsin Budget Cuts 2011 Resources

Wisconsin clergy are mobilizing against the 2011-13 Biennial Budget Proposal by meeting with Governor Walker’s policy advisors, by testifying at hearings, and by writing to the Joint Finance Committee, the governor, elected officials, and even local newspapers. Talking points: WISCONSIN BIENNIAL BUDGET PROPOSAL TALKING POINTS FOR FAITH-BASED ADVOCACY Events: Listening…

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ICWJ endorses May Day rally in Madison

The Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin joins many other local unions and organizations in endorsing the May Day rally in Madison this Sunday. The rally, organized by the Immigrant Workers Union, or Union de Trabajadores Inmigrantes (UTI), will begin at 1:00 PM on Sunday, May 1st,…

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