AC­TION ALERTS

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Wisconsin Gazette - - Opinion -

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

More than onethird of Wis­con­sin’s coun­ties don’t have an OB/GYN physi­cian? U.S. Sen. Tammy Bald­win, D-Wis., has in­tro­duced leg­is­la­tion tar­geted at in­creas­ing OB/GYN providers in the ru­ral ar­eas that need them most. En­cour­age sup­port for the leg­is­la­tion. Con­nect: our­voiceourhealth. com/tammy

NARAL Pro-Choice Amer­ica and Planned Par­ent­hood en­cour­age you to pro­tect Roe v. Wade by op­pos­ing the nom­i­na­tion of Brett Ka­vanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Join the “here’s how you can help in five words” ef­fort. Call. Write. Tweet. Or­ga­nize. Vote. Con­nect: pro­choiceam­er­ica. org/sco­tus-ac­tion-tool­kit

More than 70 pro­gres­sive groups, in­clud­ing Com­mon Cause, are urg­ing 20 of the largest cor­po­rate fun­ders of the Amer­i­can Leg­isla­tive Ex­change Coun­cil to cut ties with the or­ga­ni­za­tion af­ter ALEC gave hate­mon­ger David Horowitz a plat­form at its re­cent con­fer­ence to spread white su­prem­a­cist, sex­ist and racist ideas. Con­nect: www.com­mon­cause.org/ac­tions.

Want to help mo­bi­lize fair-minded vot­ers who sup­port equal rights? The Hu­man Rights Cam­paign is cre­at­ing teams to call or text equal­ity vot­ers and en­cour­age them to go to the polls on Nov. 6. Con­nect: act. hrc.org

So­cial me­dia plat­forms are a crit­i­cal space for in­di­vid­u­als to ex­er­cise the right to free­dom of ex­pres­sion. On­line vi­o­lence and abuse are a di­rect threat to this free­dom. Amnesty In­ter­na­tional in­vites you to join its army of dig­i­tal vol­un­teers us­ing their com­put­ers and phones to help re­searchers sift through pic­tures, in­for­ma­tion and doc­u­ments to ex­pose on­line vi­o­lence and in­tim­i­da­tion. Con­nect: de­coders. amnesty.org

On Sept. 8, peo­ple around the world will take part in hun­dreds of ac­tions un­der the ban­ner of Rise for Cli­mate to high­light in­creas­ing cli­mate im­pacts and the need for real cli­mate lead­er­ship. They will high­light com­mu­nity-led so­lu­tions to the cli­mate cri­sis and de­mand po­lit­i­cal lead­ers and de­ci­sion-mak­ers step up their cli­mate ac­tion ahead of the Global Cli­mate Ac­tion Sum­mit on Sept. 12 in Cal­i­for­nia. Con­nect: rise­forcli­mate.org

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