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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. Spon­sors in­clude Ci­ti­zen Ac­tion of Wis­con­sin, Fair Elec­tions Project, Wis­con­sin Voices, the ACLU and other groups. Ex­pect to hear “what you need to know about un­fair vot­ing maps, why the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the most im­por­tant case of the decade against Wis­con­sin’s un­fair vot­ing maps and what we can do to get fair vot­ing maps.” Con­nect: cit­i­zen­ac­tionwi.org.

The Sus­tain­able Satur­day Night pro­gram and potluck is a joint project of the East­side Plan­ning Coun­cil, the Emer­son East Neigh­bor­hood As­so­ci­a­tion’s Sus­tain­abil­ity Task Force and the James Reeb Peace, Jus­tice and Sus­tain­abil­ity Group. De­scribed as a free, fam­ily-friendly, wel­com­ing event, the pro­gram is the fourth Satur­day at 6 p.m. at James Reeb Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist, 2146 E. Johnson St., Madi­son. Call 608-630-3633.

The New Peo­ple En­vi­ron­men­tal Sum­mit takes place 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Oct. 14 at Nekoosa Ho-Chunk Casino, 949 County Road G, Nekoosa. The sum­mit is “bring­ing na­tive peo­ple and the rest of us to­gether in pro­tect­ing our en­vi­ron­ment for the next seven gen­er­a­tions.” Speak­ers in­clude Kimberly Wright of Mid­west En­vi­ron­men­tal Ad­vo­cates, In­dian County News pub­lisher Paul De­main, Ho-Chunk tribal mem­ber John Green­deer and ac­tivist-sci­en­tist Juliee de la terra. Clean Green Ac­tion is or­ga­niz­ing. Con­nect: 715-213-2223. Com­mu­nity Shares of Wis­con­sin’s Voices of Change party hon­ors change-mak­ers at 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at Union South on the UWMadi­son cam­pus. Award-win­ners in­clude Ginna Isunza, Lorrie Hur­ckes Dwyer and Andrea Kaminski. Con­nect: com­mu­ni­tyshares.com.

The Al­liance for the Great Lakes is or­ga­niz­ing a Great Lakes-wide day of ac­tion as part of In­ter­na­tional Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 16. Vol­un­teers are en­cour­aged to adopt a sec­tion of shore. Go to great­lakes.org.

The Wis­con­sin League of Conservation Vot­ers is sell­ing tick­ets to its an­nual Green Tie Gala, set for Oct. 17 at Dis­cov­ery World in Milwaukee. Speak­ers in­clude Dr. Marc Ed­wards, a wa­ter qual­ity ex­pert who helped re­veal the Flint wa­ter cri­sis, and Chris Ford, an at­tor­ney who has “fos­tered the growth and sus­tain­abil­ity of our conservation com­mu­nity.” Con­nect: con­ser­va­tion­vot­ers.org.

Milwaukee Empty Bowls’ 19th an­nual fundraiser brings to­gether artists, restau­ra­teurs, en­ter­tain­ers, vol­un­teers and donors to raise money for lo­cal food pro­grams from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kern Cen­ter on the Milwaukee School of En­gi­neer­ing cam­pus, 1245 N. Broad­way, Con­nect: mil­wau­keeemo­ty­bowls.org.org.

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