Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, January 25th

Friday, January 25th Citizen Action Applauds Governor Evers for Commitment to Expand BadgerCare Is great first step towards fulfilling public mandate to guarantee affordable health care in Wisconsin In response to the first State of the State Address of Tony Evers, Citizen Action of Wisconsin members across the state applaud the Governor’s firm commitment to including BadgerCare expansion in the…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, January 11th

Friday, January 11th Citizen Action of Wisconsin statewide staff meets for strategic retreat this week in Milwaukee. This week Citizen Action of Wisconsin organizing staff meet in Milwaukee for a strategic retreat. In 3 days of intensive (and exhausting) work we made progress in planning our 2019 issue and electoral campaigns, evolving our organizational culture, improving our effectiveness as a…

Cirtizen Action Weekly: January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019 Welcome Noah Reif, Citizen Action’s new Northwestern Wisconsin Co-op Organizer Noah joins the Citizen Action team after spending the 2018 midterms with For our Future-Wisconsin. They grew up in Beechwood, Wisconsin before attending St. Norbert College and graduating with a Bachelors of Music- Liberal Arts. In 2016, Noah ran for State Assembly District 88 against John…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, December 14th

Friday, December 14th Citizen Action of Wisconsin Stands with Wausau Council member Mary Thao Citizen Action of Wisconsin members in North Central Wisconsin are very troubled by the events on the Wausau City Council that prompted Council member Mary Thao to recuse herself from closed sessions of the Council. Mary experienced these sessions as an unwelcoming space where diverse perspectives…

Citizen Action Weekly: Happy Thanksgiving Weekly

Happy Thanksgiving Weekly Brew Fest: Mandela Barnes, Gwen Moore and Lisa Neubauer speak; Members who ran for office highlighted. This Monday evening the 10th Annual Citizen Action Brew Fest was held at the historic Coakley Bros. Building on Milwaukee’s southside. Brew Fest featured inspiring speeches from Lt. Governor-Elect Mandela Barnes, Congresswoman Gwen Moore and State Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer.

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018 Citizen Action members join Mandela Barnes and former HHS director Kathleen Sebelius at media conference   Highlight importance of the ACA’s ban on discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions. Denise Patton, a Citizen Action co-op member and small business owner, flanked by fellow co-op members, Mandela Barnes & former US HHS director Kathleen Sebelius, sharing how…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 Northeast Cooperative hosts Fair Maps Town Hall in Oshkosh In preparation for the November referendum on nonpartisan redistricting in Winnebago County members of Citizen Action, the League of Women Voters – Winnebago County, and others in the Fair Maps Coalition organized a town hall to educate voters on this important issue. Sachin Chheda, director of the…