WISCONSIN FAITH VOICES FOR JUSTICE - moving from charity to justice
We are Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice. We draw on the wisdom, courage, and strength of our various faith traditions to advance the common good. As progressive people of faith committed to crossing religious boundaries, we uphold the dignity of all human beings. Through advocacy, education, and partnership, we lift the voices of those who are underserved.
Who We Are, What We Do, Why We Do It
WFVJ Speaks out about Voter Suppression
Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice Executive Director Rabbi Bonnie Margulis was interviewed on Here and Now on PBS Wisconsin on the voter suppression efforts in our state legislature.
Video: My Faith, My Vote, My Story
WFVJ URGES EVERYONE TO GET THE SHOT!
Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice has partnered with Worker Justice Wisconsin to provide accurate information about COVID-19 vaccines, dispel myths, and encourage everyone who can get vaccinated.
Dane Sanctuary Coalition
Dignity at Work Coalition
Interfaith Community Building Initiative
Moving from Charity to Justice Workshop
The Minimum Wage Challenge
WI Interfaith Voter Engagement Campaign
It's time to fix our broken democracy!
All Voting is Local report
Wisconsin Faith Leaders Stand Up Against Voter Suppression
Land Acknowledgement Statement
Join our growing movement for racial equity
Sept. 6 - Labor Day
Sept. 6-8 - Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 11 - Natl Day of Prayer & Remembrance
Sept. 15 - Natl Hispanic Heritage Month begins
Sept. 15-16 - Yom Kippur
Sept. 17 - Citizenship Day
Sept. 23 - Donor Town Hall
Sept. 27 - Fair Maps Legislative Lobby Day
Oct. 4 - Congregation Virtual Listening Session
Oct. 11 - Indigenous People's Day
Oct. 15 - Natl Hispanic Heritage Month ends
Oct. 31 - Halloween
Nov. 1 - American Indian Heritage Month
Nov. 2 - Election Day
Nov. 7 - Daylight Saving Time ends
Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
Nov. 25 - Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 26 - Native American Heritage Day
Nov. 28 - Hanukkah begins at sunset
Nov. 30 - Giving Tuesday
Dec 6 - Hanukkah ends at nightfall
Dec 10 - International Human Rights Day
Dec 24 - Christmas Eve
Dec 25 - Christmas Day
Dec 26 - Kwanzaa begins
Dec 31 - New Year’s Eve
IN THE NEWS
Wisconsin Examiner - Faith groups challenge bills that would restrict teaching about racism
WDRT 91.9 FM Driftless Community Radio - Executive Director Rabbi Bonnie Margulis interview on voting rights, racial equity, and more
PBS Wisconsin - WFVJ ED Speaks to PBS on voter suppression
Madison 365 - Wisconsin faith leaders denounce GOP voter suppression bills
Wisconsin faith leaders held a press conference June 9 at SS Morris Community AME Church on Madison’s east side. *Photo: Madison 365
The Capital Times - Madison on Election Day: Rabbi Bonnie Margulis
Christian Aid - World religious leaders call for massive increases in production of Covid vaccines and end to vaccine nationalism
Wisconsin Public Radio - Union Supporters To UW Hospital: 'We Will Keep Coming Back'
Wisconsin Examiner - Live Election Coverage: Wisconsin called for Biden
Wisconsin Examiner - Clergy group backs workers and Safer at Home extension
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Hundreds of members of religious groups protest Trump immigration policies in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Independent - “DAY WITHOUT LATINXS & IMMIGRANTS” STRIKE CALLS FOR STATEWIDE RESTORATION OF DRIVER LICENSES
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national hispanic heritage month - Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2021
(hispanicheritagemonth.gov) - Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Learn more.
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a legal path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants
Please take a minute to e-mail your representatives about including the language in the Reconciliation Budget on a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants in whatever bills they are drafting right now and will vote on by the end of September! This is the closest we've come in decades to a chance for at least 5 million undocumented immigrant Dreamers, TPS (Temporary Protected Status) holders, and essential immigrant workers to have a legal path to citizenship.
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