Friday, August 9, 2019

In light of the horrible events of domestic terrorism in El Paso and Dayton last weekend, we are posting this recent call to action from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Please call your representatives and tell them you support these measures.


The NRA’s “Death Grip” in Wis

After Dayton and El Paso, the need for common-sense gun control measures has never been more urgent. But the NRA has put the Wisconsin Legislature in lockdown. As Rep. Chris Taylor said, “Republicans in the State Legislature continue to be in the death grip of the NRA.”

The power of the NRA to override the will of the people is a public health hazard and an assault on our democracy. That’s why, in addition to common-sense gun control laws, we need to limit the power of big money and dark money in our elections.

Please contact your legislators and urge them to support these bills.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Community Healthcare Forum: Stoddard

August 21, 2019

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Stoddard American Legion, 414 Broadway St, Stoddard WI

The third in our series of summer/fall community forums on universal health care. Titled “Our Dysfunctional Healthcare System: Which Way Forward?”, the forum will feature a panel of two medical professionals: Dr. Mark Neumann and Emma Hood, RN.
This forum is free and open to the public.
The goal of this forum series is for the citizens of Vernon County to have open, non-partisan conversations about improving our current healthcare system. Future forums are planned for Westby and Viroqua, dates and times to come.
Neumann, a recently retired pediatrician who practiced in Africa, Madison and La Crosse from 1980 until 2019, will discuss what comprehensive single-payer coverage could look like in the U.S.
Hood, who grew up and trained in nursing in Canada, will contrast the Canadian single-payer system to the U.S. system.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

"Navigating a Democratic (mine)field: A roadmap to 2020 and beyond." 

A large and historically diverse field of presidential candidates - including Democratic Socialists, centrists, and everything in between. Serious challenges ranging from climate chaos to rising inequality to the farm bankruptcy crisis. And - connecting it all - a tangible sense that what transpires over the next 18 months will determine not just the outcome of the 2020 election, but the course of our nation for years to come. Can we learn from past mistakes and build on our victories to chart a course toward a more just and prosperous future? How do we build a movement for change and even have some fun while we're at it?

Please join us for an evening with journalist, author, and progressive stalwart John Nichols to discuss these ideas and help launch our movement for 2020 and beyond.

Friday, May 3rd - 6-9 pm.
Landmark Center Auditorium,
500 E Jefferson, Viroqua

6-6:30 - Social
6:30-7 - Youth Speak-out
7-8:15 - John Nichols and Q&A
8:15-9 - Reception
*Light Refreshments will be served

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Free this Saturday afternoon? Want to help us mobilize voters for the super important April 2nd election? Click the link to RSVP.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Free this Sunday afternoon? Want to help us mobilize voters for the super important April 2nd election? Click the link to RSVP.