If you haven't yet signed up for these events, please do!
Saturday, March 11 - ACLU Civil Rights Protection training, Saturday, March 25 Grassroots Festival, and Thursday, March 30 WISDOM Day of Action in Madison.
This week there are local events and things to do:
On Monday, March 6, UWL Professor Emeritus Greg Wegner will talk about "Auschwitz Revisted: Perspectives from Film, Literature and History" as part of a Learning in Retirement program from 9 to 11 a.m. in the UWL Student Union. There is a charge for this program.
On Tuesday, March 7 there will be a public hearing held by the Wisconsin DOT about plans to change South Avenue from Greenbay Street to Ward Avenue. Make your voice heard.(UPDATE: Excellent article in Sunday's Tribune about WHY it is important to show up and speak up: http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/south-avenue-dot-plans-pit-bikes-against-buildings/article_970d7cc5-ff13-5e09-a483-ef3fddce9f8b.html )
Wednesday, March 8 is International Womens Day. There will be a program at UWL and that day is also a General Womens Strike (A Day without Women).
On Thursday, March 9, there's a meet and greet with Jackie Marcou, candidate for city council from District 6.
Friday, March 10 stand in solidarity with water protectors and push for DAPL divestment at a Cameron Park rally, attend a Tammy Baldwin fundraiser (ok there's no url to link to and I don't have the details so just donate online), and if you are a Democrat, please consider signing up to be on the delegate list for the Third Congressional District convention (which will make you eligible to attend the June 2 state convention where many state party officials will be elected). You must contact JD by March 10 to get on the list. UPDATE: AND there is a local fundraiser for Tammy Baldwin (if you can't afford the $50 to be there in person, you can donate online).
Will update as needed if new events come to light.
Saturday, March 11 - back to the beginning: ACLU Civil Rights Protection training