posted Oct 27, 2016, 11:24 AM by Sophia Webmaster
1. Mark your calendar now for Madison Action Day!
- Thursday, March 30, 2017
- Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison
- $25 per person, with scholarships available
- Buses will be transporting people from many cities around the state.
members and friends are invited to a day of inspiration, education and
action. Our past Madison Action Days have included as many as 1,000
people. You don't want to miss it!
2. Last week was a big one for our criminal justice work. We were in Madison for 2 events:
- We made
official comments on the work of the Legislative Study Council on
Reducing Recidivism and Removing Impediments to Ex-Offender Employment.
Information from that session is here.
- EXPO presented a Forum on the issues faced by current and recently released inmates. Press coverage of that event is here.
3. There are many, many things happening in WISDOM these days. Here are just a few:
- On October 23, JONAH held a very successful fundraiser, at which WISDOM President Willie Brisco was the keynote speaker
- On October 25, JOSHUA sponsored a Religious Leaders' training, which also included faith leaders from ESTHER, NAOMI and SOPHIA
- On October 27, MICAH will hold its annual Public Meeting, to which Senate candidate Russ Feingold has committed to attend
- On November 4, JOSHUA will hold its annual banquet
- On November 13, ESTHER will hold its annual banquet
- On December 3, RIC will hold its annual banquet.
Contact the WISDOM office for more information about any of these events.