Photos from We Are One mobilization April 3,4

Photo courtesy of Mark Sibley ICWJ marches with Rev. Jesse Jackson from April 4 rally to Candelight Vigil It was great to see so many of you out this past week in solidarity with millions all over the country as part of the We Are One mobilization! For those who…

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Report back from March’s meeting with Gov. Walker’s policy advisors

By Rev. Eldonna Hazen of First Congregational UCC On Tuesday, March 29, about 30 clergy met with three of Governor Walker’s aides, to discuss concerns about some of the Governor’s proposals.  There was a good cross-section of religious viewpoints represented; but even though people came from many different traditions, they…

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We Are One: April 1-4 National Days of Action

This weekend, ICWJ will be joining faith communities, labor unions, civil rights activists, workers, and students across the country in commemorating the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, TN on April 4th, 1968. Dr. King was advocating for the rights of sanitation workers in Memphis to…

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Workers’ Rights and the United Methodist Church

The following was originally published in The Bellringer, a monthly publication of the Sherman Avenue United Methodist Church in Madison, Wisconsin. CONNECTIONS A reflection on scripture, tradition, experience and reason. Matthew 22: 37-40 “Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and…

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