Wis Grassroots FestivalSeventh Annual Wisconsin Grassroots Festival: Defending our Democracy - Next Steps Keynote Speaker: Mike McCabe, executive director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign and author of "Blue Jeans in High Places." State Senator Kathleen Vinehout, U.S. Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-CD2), and Michael Ippolito, a Boston-based environmental and Constitutional rights activist will join other speakers and panelists! As usual, the daylong event will feature speakers, a variety of breakout sessions, tables provided by allied organizations and time to mingle and network with other grassroots activists. Lunch will be included in the $20 price of admission to the event, but no one will be turned away because of lack of funds. More details will be announced later. Tickets are available here: http://www.wisconsingrassroots.net/grassroots_festival_2015. Carpools can also be arranged at that website. There will also be a special dinner at the Old Feed Mill Restaurant in Mazomanie for $20 with speakers Kevin Kane of Citizen Action-Wisconsin and Michael Ippolito, "A Conversation about Healthy People and a Healthy Planet." Tickets will be sold at the Festival.
Date:Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Address:Wisconsin Heights High School, 10173 US 14, MazomanieMar 28 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
4th CD ConventionRegistration opens at 11:00 am. The Convention runs from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The purpose of the convention is to conduct the business of the 4th congressional district Democratic Party. Delegates elect officers and help determine the direction of our state and national Democratic Party through passage of resolutions, rules, constitutional and bylaw changes. Members with a current paid membership in the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and who are registered with their county party can be delegates to the 4th Congressional District Convention and the Democratic Party of Wisconsin State Convention. You can pay membership fees and join the Democratic Party of Wisconsin on-site, prior to the start of the convention. Pre-registration cost for the convention is $20 per person with lunch and $5 per person without lunch. In-person registration is $10 per person, without lunch. Please make check or money order payable to: 4th CD. For information on the convention and becoming a delegate contact Terrell Martin, 4th C.D. Chair, at 414-758-1261, firstname.lastname@example.org or Michelle Bryant, 4th CD Secretary, at 414-499-2827 or email@example.com.
Date:Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Address:AFSCME Hall, 3427 W. St. Paul Ave., Milwaukee
Location:Mar 28 2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
City Council & School Board Candidate ForumSuperior Federation of Labor's event All Superior residents are encouraged to attend and get to know the candidates for Superior City Council and Superior School Board. Questions from the audience will be encouraged!
Date:Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Address:Superior Public Library in Superior, WisconsinMar 28 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Rally for Undocumented StudentsMembers of Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES) will rally to call on the administration of Marquette University to establish an exclusive scholarship fund for undocumented students, and to hold Marquette University accountable to its Jesuit beliefs in social justice. Several students will speak on the urgency of this fund, and will end with a call to action for the Marquette administration.
Date:Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:00pm
Address:Marquette Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
Location:Mar 30 2015 - 12:00pm
Josh Zepnick FundraiserPlease join Rep. Josh Zepnick of the 9th Assembly District for a birthday celebration and fundraiser as he turns 47. Any size contribution gratefully accepted. Please RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-708-9479.
Date:Monday, March 30, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Address:Mango's Tropical Bar and Grill, 721 S. Cesar Chavez Dr., Milwaukee
Location:Mar 30 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm