Peace Action’s Mission
Peace Action-Wisconsin is a peace and justice organization which works for a world where human needs are met, the environment is preserved, and the threats of war and nuclear weapons have been abolished. We are committed to non-violence as a way of life and offer our members opportunities for education, lobbying and public witness.
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Website under maintenance — New website to launch in March
Maintenance will only affect the website’s visuals, all functionality is preserved. This means you can still keep up to date with our events calendar, submit donations etc.
Notes from Sister Cities Delegation to Venezuela!
Click here to check out February’s Mobilizer for a look at this year’s Milwaukee-Carora Sister Cities delegation to Venezuela! More pictures, personal accounts and information about the trip coming soon!
Pictures from MLK Justice Program
Click here to view MLK Day Celebration photos from Sue Ruggles Here is a sample of pictures from the event
Can’t Touch This! Mother Jones report on bloated Pentagon budget
Can’t Touch This! The wars are winding down. It’s the age of austerity. But nobody messes with the Pentagon Budget By Dave Gilson, Mother Jones [Excerpt bellow, click link for full report] http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/12/pentagon-budget-deal-charts-cuts Until Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) rode to the rescue this week, Pentagon brass and their allies had […]
Follow CEPR’s Honduras Election Live Blog [Sun. 11/24]
This Sunday, November 24th, CEPR Will be Live-Blogging the Honduran Elections. This Sunday, CEPR will be live-blogging Honduras’ presidential, legislative and municipal elections. The Americas Blog will be in touch with US and Honduran civil society groups monitoring the electoral process in different parts of the country. We’ll also be tracking media coverage throughout the […]
What can be cut from the Pentagon Budget?
Move the Money! Think tank to Pentagon: Here’s where to cut By Jeremy Herb — 09/24/13 http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/budget-appropriations/324163-think-tank-proposes-sequester-level-defense-cuts#.Uk8K-mMsAAg.pocket#ixzz2gn9TUfLL A new think tank report proposes a blueprint for how the Pentagon should grapple with sequester-sized defense cuts. The report from the Stimson Center being released Tuesday details how the Pentagon could cut $50 billion from its budget with a […]
Recent Website Updates!
Check out the multiple new resources we’ve added to our website! –Contact information for Wisconsin’s elected representatives: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/take-action/contact-reps/ –Stand for Peace location information: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/take-action/stand-for-peace/ –Ways for students to get involved with Peace Action: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/students/ –View our most recent weekly email: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/e-alert/
One State Moves from War to Peace Economy — So Can Ours
The Governor of Connecticut has signed a bill creating a commission to plan for conversion from military industries to civilian and environmentally sustainable manufacturing. Click here to ask our state legislature to follow this example: http://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=8370
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