Friday, July 30th Citizen Action member featured in a NEW documentary video on fighting CAFOs from In These Times Magazine. As part of the Wisconsin Idea media project that Citizen Action is participating in with In These Times magazine, journalists traveled to Wisconsin's Crawford, Polk, and Burnett counties to speak with residents about their concerns and about their struggles to defend themselves against Big Agriculture and the factory farming industry. They have produced an outstanding video documentary telling the story. Citizen Action Driftless Organizing Co-op member, Forest Janke, is featured in the documentary! Watch the NEW documentary. Citizens impacted by our Healthcare System Join Sen. Baldwin, Rep. Kristina Shelton, Citizen Action, and Protect Our Care for Healthcare Roundtable On Friday, July 23rd, Wisconsin residents Lisa Schwetschenau and Peggy McDowell shared their healthcare stories at a roundtable discussion with Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Rep. Kristina Shelton. The roundtable was organized by…
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Our method is simple: Create an Organizing Cooperative, a membership organization YOU own, and hire a professional organizer that will work to unify and strengthen the power of concerned citizens, progressive allies and groups across Wisconsin to make social change! This is your Organizing Cooperative, you own it. You direct it. What do you want to change in your community? What should we organize for next? North Central Organizing Co-op members have…
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Give each generation the education they need to succeed in an ever-changing world. Guarantee and fund a world class education for everyone from preschool through college.
Establish health care as a fundamental human right guaranteed by our democratic government.
Just, Sustainable, and Prosperous Economy: Create a fair, equitable, and resilient economy and avert a global climate catastrophe.
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End system of mass incarceration and biased policing, and instead invest in harm reduction, restorative justice, and mental health treatment. Strengthen and protect our state and federal constitutional rights to a fair, impartial, and nonpartisan judiciary.
Shift power back to the people, and away from the corporate and big money interests, by creating a vibrant democracy where voting rights are dramatically expanded, elections are owned by voters, and the public interest is the major driver of public policy.
Stop the criminalization of communities of color by establishing that everyone in the United States, regardless of their immigration status or criminal record, has the same fundamental human and constitutional rights.