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Grassroots Citizens of Wisconsin Interest Group
Our Grassroots Interest Groups spring from our members who choose to direct their energy toward particular concerns. We are always on the look out for emerging issues and people willing to form new interest groups.
Sustain Iowa County
Sustain Iowa County is a group of citizens deeply concerned about the effect of carbon emissions on global warming and is actively working to implement initiatives that would reduce emissions. Lots of local resource information can be found on the Sustain Iowa County page. Check out Chuck Tennessen’s latest Earthbound Blog by clicking here.
Grassroots Citizens for Peace
Grassroots Citizens for Peace is engaged in heightening awareness of techniques and developments that can lead to peaceful solutions throughout the world. See current Action Alerts and Upcoming Events at the Citizens for Peace page.
Grassroots Immigration Group is establishing a Multicultural Outreach Program to link our immigrant neighbors with the help they need, whether legal or tax advice, interpretation/translation, information or advocacy A vital activity of this program is helping our adult neighbors learn English with an English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) tutoring program for southwest Wisconsin. For more information see the Immigration page.
Health Care Reform
Our Health Care Task Force is working hard, in partnership with other community organizations, to implement the Affordable Care Act by helping people sign up for the Federal Health Care Exchange. We are also actively engaged in encouraging people to consider their choices for end-of-life care, working with Uplands Hills Health to initiate their Honoring Choices program. For more see the Health Care page.
SOS: Support our Schools
SOS:Support our Schools is a group of non-partisan parents, grandparents and residents who are concerned about the future of Wisconsin's public schools. Our public schools have always been, and still are, EXCEPTIONAL - and we want to keep it that way. For more information see the Support Our Schools page.
How to start a new interest group
Grassroots has developed an Interest Group Charter to help groups get started. Organizing methods, citizen action skills, potential sources for members and projected outcomes are among the topics covered. To learn more about starting a new Interest Group, contact Grassroots.