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HERE TO STAY: Despite the Trump administration’s attack on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the fact remains that people still can renew their DACA status. DACA recipients can get help applying for renewals from United We Dream. Connect: unitedwedream.org/renew-my-daca

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FOR THE BIRDS: Recruitment is underway for a new citizen-science program on the UW-Madison campus. Join the Bird Collision Corps and help researchers understand the patterns and magnitude of bird-window collisions. The fall survey period is Sept. 10–Oct. 31. Connect: madisonaudubon.org

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ARTS ADVOCATES: Arts Wisconsin in partnership with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities accepts nominations through Aug. 31 for the Arts in the Community Awards. Winners are recognized at a conference Oct. 25 in the Dells. Connect: artswisconsin.org

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GROWING A UNION: Activists are organizing to create a Wisconsin Farmers Union chapter in Ashland and Bayfield counties. WFU is a member-driven group committed to enhancing the quality of life for family farmers, rural communities and all people through educational opportunities, cooperative …

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MOBILIZED ON MONDAYS: The Poor People’s Campaign continues its series of summertime protests, with demonstrators rallying at capitol buildings throughout the United States, including in Madison. Protesters are demanding living wages, union rights, tuition reform and more. Connect: wisconsin@…

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ROCK FOR RENEWABLES: The Midwest Renewable Energy Association lined up five musical acts to play its Energy Fair in Custer, Wisconsin, June 15–17. The entertainment on the “Human-Powered Main Stage” includes People Brothers Band, GGOOLLDD, Patchouli & Terra Guitarra, Stanton West and Gal…

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GO ORANGE: June 1 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day and the start of Wear Orange Weekend, when hundreds of thousands of people will honor the lives of victims of gun violence at hundreds of events across the United States — from rallies to barbecues. Many will wear orange — “a color tha…

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TO CONSERVE AND PROTECT: The Wisconsin Conservation Congress is the only statutory body in the state whose delegates are elected by citizens. The WCC advises the Natural Resources Board and the Department of Natural Resources on management of the state’s natural resources. The WCC’s spring d…

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ANNUAL ASSEMBLY: Voces de la Frontera’s annual assembly is at 9 a.m. Jan. 27 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1236 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. Attendees will discuss the fight to protect DREAMERS, the campaigns to stop anti-immigrant legislation and organizing for the 2018 elections. Connect: vdlf.org

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CELEBRATE MLK DAY: Milwaukee is invited to gather Jan. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee, for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration. Programming highlights the youth in the community who interpret King’s words through an art,…

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HARBOR HAZARDS: U.S. Oil’s plans to expand storage and transportation of ethanol and liquefied petroleum gas in and around the Port of Milwaukee raises alarms. Safe Rails calls on you to speak up for a safe, clean future for Milwaukee’s port, harbor district, rivers and Lake Michigan and to …

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TESTING TIME: World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. HIV/AIDS organizations in Wisconsin and around the world are encouraging people to wear red ribbons, talk about HIV/AIDS with friends and family, get tested for HIV — and demand Congress protect the provisions in the Affordable Care Act that removed ba…

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DUBIOUS DISTINCTION: The Center for Biological Diversity is collecting votes for the annual Rubber Dodo award, which goes to the most outrageous eco-villain of the year. Past recipients include Rob Bishop, Monsanto, the Koch brothers, James Inhofe, former BP CEO Tony Hayward and Sarah Palin.…

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ENDING HOMELESSNESS: Faith Kohler, director of 30 Seconds Away: Breaking the Cycle — a documentary about chronically homeless Milwaukeeans — serves as the keynote speaker for Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Live in Hope Reception. Following the address, Kohler joins in a panel discussion exploring…

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TRAINING FOR VICTORY: Join Grassroots North Shore for “Bridge-Building Conversation Outreach Training” at 11 a.m. Oct. 21 at the GNS office, 5600 W. Brown Deer Road, Brown Deer. Attendees will learn how to engage potential voters in conversations. Connect: grassrootsnorthshore.com

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RESIST IN 2 Resistbot provides opportunities to “resist” the agendas of Donald Trump and the Republican majorities in Congress. Go to resistbot.io or text RESIST to 50409 to send a message to your congressional leaders in under two minutes. About the tool, Chelsea Clinton tweeted, “Love this…

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FOR FREEDOM The NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner takes place Sept. 22 at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The gala will feature speeches by NAACP Milwaukee president Fred Royal and activist-educator Jane Elliot. A reception is at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Connect: …

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FIGHTING FOR FAIR ELECTIONS: A town hall for fair election maps takes place at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee. Speakers include Shauntay Nelson of Wisconsin Voices and former state lawmakers Dale Schultz, a Republican, and Tim Cullen, a Democrat.…

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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 te…

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PROGRESSIVE’S PARTY: Former NAACP president Ben Jealous, labor leader Dolores Huerta, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Al Gore will address Netroots Nation, the leading annual progressive conference in the United States. Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan and Randy Bryce, t…

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GREAT EVENT, GREAT LAKES: The fourth annual We are Water takes place at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the north end of Bradford Beach in Milwaukee. Milwaukee Water Commons plans to celebrate the Great Lakes — and efforts to protect them — with art, music, spoken word and ceremony. For more, go to milw…

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TRAVELERS’ AID: The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin wants to hear from people affected by the Trump administration’s travel restrictions. The ACLU continues to challenge the ban in court. ACLU of Wisconsin executive director Chris Ott asked those affected by the ban to email the …