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STAND AGAINST HATE: In the wake of the display of violence and hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 12-13, many organizations were demanding President Donald Trump denounce white supremacists and change his administration’s course. Human Rights Watch continues to circulate a petition telling Trump to “unequivocally denounce white supremacists and abandon policies that embolden them.” Connect: hrw.org.

DEAR EDITOR: The Waukesha Writers Club gathers at 8 p.m. Aug. 24 to work on writing letters to the editor — WiG welcomes letters, by the way. Polish your skills of persuasion and connect: grassrootswauksha.org.

ANTI-NRA ACTION: Protesters picket on the first night of the NRA Carry Guard Expo and hold a vigil to remember the victims of gun violence at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at Zeidler Union Square, 301 W. Michigan, Milwaukee.

PRIDE AT WORK: The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center welcomes applications for the following posts: counseling and advocacy coordinator, youth counselor, youth advocate, manager of youth programs and director of client services. Connect: mkelgbt.org.

HONORING EQUALITY: Madison NOW hosts Women’s Equality Day: Celebrate Voting with a screening of the suffragette-themed film Iron Jawed Angels, a discussion on voting rights, and remarks by Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin Now. Attendees at the celebration — 6 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Ribgy Pub and Grill — are encouraged to wear white. Connect: winow.org.

LOOKING TO LEAD? The Wisconsin Women’s Network Policy Institute is accepting applications through Sept. 5 from women interested in training to become leaders in the campaign for the advancement of women and girls in the state. Connect: wiwomensnetwork.org.

CREATING CHANGE CHALLENGE: Organizers of the Creating Change issued a request for proposals to present at the 30th anniversary of the conference Jan. 24–28, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The theme is Learn. Connect. Resist. And the National LGBTQ Task Force “invites you to submit a session proposal to engage attendees in learning, connecting and resisting.” Connect: creatingchange.org.

CAMPUS CAMPAIGNS: GLSEN, the nation’s leading organization for LGBTQ students, is collecting nominations for the Student Advocate of the Year. Additionally, GLSEN has made available resources for students organizing gay-straight alliances. Connect: glsen.org.

TO PITTSBURGH FOR THE PLANET: Al Gore and the Climate Reality Project issued a call for environmentalists to apply to join in the 36th Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training in Pittsburgh Oct. 17–19. Connect: climaterealityproject.org.

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