From 1000 Friends of Wisconsin <[email protected]>
Subject September News
Date September 29, 2020 8:01 PM
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Blog, lecture, webinar and more Jordahl Public Lands Lands Lecture VIRTUAL EVENT Join us October 8th for a discussion with Midy Aponte, chief experience officer at Spitfire Strategies, as she discusses the current reckoning of our nation’s history and highlights the role of communication in reexamining our collective relationships with the land, and each other. Midy's portfolio at Spitfire centers on a wide range of public interest issues, including income inequality, environmental protection, health equity/social determinants of health, racial justice, internet freedom and governance, and immigration and refugee resettlement. Her clients include global, national and state foundations such as the Ford Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Defense Fund Action Fund, Earthjustice, ClimateWorks, The Aspen Institute, Hispanics in Philanthropy and the Rose Community Foundation as well as mid-sized organizations such as CFLeads, Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition and Upwardly Global.  Click here for more information and to register  1000 Friends is pleased to support the Jordahl Public Lands Lectures. Urban Forestry Council We're excited to announce our Community Project Coordinator, Abe Lenoch, has been appointed to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry Council. Abe will serve a 3-year position on the council as a statewide community and nonprofit representative. 1000 Friends is excited to continue our urban forestry advocacy as a member of the council! From DNR: "The purpose of the council is to advise the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on the best ways to preserve, protect, expand and improve Wisconsin's urban and community forest resources." For more info on the UF Council Fifth in Gregg May's blog series Transportation Connection (Pt.5) Highways as a Land Use This is the fifth article in a series on the connection between land use and transportation in Wisconsin communities. Roads themselves are often overlooked in our urban land use pattern, even though streets and sidewalks can make up almost 80% of the public space in cities. In fact, in downtown Milwaukee, nearly 40% of the total land is devoted to road infrastructure. Most of these streets are necessary to create a complete transportation network. However, large urban freeways, which dominate the landscape, have caused more harm than good.... This article will explore the often unrecognized consequences behind highway construction. Why Transportation Matters: Communicating with Decision-makers Join the Coalition for More Responsible Transportation for an educational webinar on Thursday, October 8 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM Join us for the next CMRT webinar focused how to talk about transportation to your local decision-makers. The webinar will help attendees become better transportation activists with the goal of improving their ability to speak with their decision-makers about transportation issues. Over the course of one hour, between 6:30-7:30 pm, the webinar will help equip you with the tools to share your transportation story with the world. Click here to register. ************************************************* Do you donate to your favorite non-profits through the Community Shares Workplace Giving Campaign? We're proud to be members of Community Shares of Wisconsin. Please consider supporting us this year! ********************************************************* Friends of Wisconsin | 608-259-1000 | We are working remotely so please contact us via email at [email protected] Follow 1000 Friends Online: ‌ ‌ ‌ 1000 Friends of Wisconsin | 16 North Carroll Street, Suite 800, Madison, WI 53703 Unsubscribe [email protected] About our service provider Sent by [email protected] powered by Try email marketing for free today!
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