June 8 - Janesville, Forum: Flint, MI - Lessons Learned


The Rock County Progressives present…

Flint, Michigan—Lessons Learned for Wisconsin

Speaker:
Tressie Kamp, Staff Attorney Midwest Energy Advocates

When:
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

Where:
*Basics Food Cooperative
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics

Directions:
from Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

RockCountyProgressives.org, also on Facebook

April 13 - Janesville, Forum: The Bernie Revolution And Progressives


The Rock County Progressives present...

The Bernie Revolution and Progressives

What does the Bernie revolution mean for the progressive movement?

Speaker:
Charles Uphoff, active in the Sanders campaigns in Iowa and Wisconsin.

When:
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speakers & discussion

Where:
*Basics Food Cooperative
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

(* This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics)

Directions:
From Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

Apr. 2 - Mazomanie, Wisconsin Grassroots Festival


8TH ANNUAL WISCONSIN GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL

April 2, 2016
Registration 8:00-9:00
Event 9:00 to 4:45

Wisconsin Heights High School
10173 US Highway 14
Mazomanie, WI

Suggested $20 Donation / Lunch Included

ORGANIZING FOR CHANGE SPEAKERS

John Nichols - Update 2016 Campaign Season
Robert Kraig - Engaging On Issues Important to You
Jay Heck - How Progressives Can Win on the Big Issues
Matt Rothschild - Getting Money Out of Wisconsin Politics
Lisa Graves - Pushing Against the Rise of Corporate Power

Experience a Traveling Multi-Media Exhibit

A WORLD CALLING FOR PEACE!
IN FACING THE CRISIS OF OUR AGE!


Post Festival Dinner at the Old Feed Mill in Mazomanie
Dinner reservations made at lunch


For more information go to GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL 2016

Feb. 10 - Janesville, Forum: The Wisconsin Supreme Court Elections


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Why the Wisconsin Supreme Court Elections are Important

Speakers:
Scot Ross, One Wisconsin Now and One Wisconsin Institute Executive Director.

When:
Wednesday, February 10
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

Where:
Basics Cooperative Natural Foods Store
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

* This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics *

Directions:
From Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

The Community Room is to the left when you come in.

RockCountyProgressives.org, also on Facebook

Jan. 13 - Janesville Forum: Islam. American As Apple Pie

The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Islam: American as Apple Pie

When:
Wednesday, January 13
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

Speakers:
Salih D. R. Erschen, Amir (Director) of the Janesville Muslim Dawa Circle.

Ibrahim Jitmoud, Imam of the Janesville Muslim Dawa Circle.

Where:
Basics Cooperative Natural Foods Store
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

* This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics *

Directions:
From Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

The Community Room is to the left when you come in.

RockCountyProgressives.org, also on Facebook

Dec. 9 - Janesville, Forum: Gerrymandering


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Gerrymandering, what is the problem and what can be done?

Speaker:
Rep. Frederick Kessler, Assembly District 12 (D - Milwaukee)

When:
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

Where:
Basics Cooperative Natural Foods Store
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics

Directions:
From Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

The Community Room is to the left when you come in.

RockCountyProgressives.org, also on Facebook

Nov. 11 - Janesville, Forum: Democracy Under Attack


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Jay Heck on Democracy Under Attack: GAB, John Doe and Campaign Finance

Speakers:
Jay Heck, Executive Director, Common Cause in Wisconsin

“The GOP is fast-tracking several damaging, partisan measures. One will destroy the non-partisan Government Accountability Board (GAB). Another will deregulate Wisconsin campaign finance law and allow unlimited money – most of it secret – to flood our elections.”

On WPR: Four Perspectives: Jojn Doe and campaign Finance reform

On WORT: GOP Fast-Tracking AB388 and Other Partisan Measures

When:
Wednesday, November 11
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

Where:
Basics Cooperative Natural Foods Store
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

This is an independent event NOT affiliated with Basics

Directions:
From Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

The Community Room is to the left when you come in.

Visit Rock County Progresives for additional information.

Sept. 9 - Janesville, Forum: Clean Energy


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

‘Rep. Katrina Shankland on Clean Energy’

Rep. Katrina Shankland (D-71) is a community organizer who has had extensive involvement with renewable energy projects. She is the Assistant Minority Leader and serves on the Committee on Natural Resources and sporting heritage.

When:
Wednesday, September 9
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

Where:
Basics Cooperative Natural Foods Store
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics

Directions: from Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

The Community Room is to the left when you come in.

Aug. 12 - Janesville, Picnic Progressives


Potluck Picnic, "Celebrating Progressive Values"

Riverside Park, NORTH Pavilion (Go as far North as you can), Janesville

Natural & Veggie Brats plus natural sodas provided

Wednesday - Aug. 12

RAIN or Shine!

6pm


7-8:30 pm Speakers

Rep. Andy Jorgensen & Cassie Steiner of The Sierra Club, Madison 350.org & the WI States Energy Alliance

Music by the Bulk Bin Band with Aaron Aegerter (formerly of the Forward Marching Band)

Location: North Riverside Park, * NORTH Pavilion, Janesville, WI.

* it is NOT the first pavilion you will see…go to far north along the river!!

RockCountyProgressives.org
Also on Facebook.

The event is free but we will ask for donations.

DIRECTIONS:
North Riverside Park, North Pavilion
N Washington St (Business Rte 14)
EAST… on Golf Course Rd (park entrance)
RIGHT… at Edge Hill Drive
LEFT… at Riverside Park Rd
Follow river NORTH to end of park and it will be on the RIGHT. Park in lot on the Left.

June 10 - Janesville, Forum: Why Community Radio Matters


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Why Community Radio Matters… WADR-LP comes to Janesville

It is tremendously exciting to have community radio coming to the local area… this will promote a wider range of voices not heard in mainstream media and therefore strengthen our democracy.

Speakers:
Yuri Rashkin, President JCR, host of Discover Janesville on JCR, Talk Show Host at WORT, Associate Lecturer UWW in Communication, former Janesville Councilman

Judith Detert-Moriarty, board member JCR, former Instructor Blackhawk Technical College, former Owner/Artist Art Graphica, active in the Rock County Pipeline Awareness Network & the Solidarity Singers

When:
June 10, Wednesday
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

Where:
Basics Natural Foods Store
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wisconsin

This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics

Directions: from Madison route 90 until 1st Janesville exit, south on Route 26 past route 14, look for Toys R Us on the right, right on Lodge Drive, on right across from Toys R Us.

The Community Room is to the left when you come in.

RockCountyProgressives.org, also on Facebook