Jan. 21 - Janesville, Forum: Sly Sylvester On The Right To Work For Less


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Sly Sylvester on the "The Right to Work For Less"

How so-called "Right to Work" Laws hurt unions and all working people.

Speaker:
"Sly" Sylvester, talk radio host 3-6:30 PM M-F on WEKZ 93.7 FM/ 1380 AM podcasting at Sly's Office: http://www.slysoffice.com/

When:
*Wednesday, January 21, 2015
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speaker & discussion

* NOTE: This is the 3rd Wednesday NOT 2nd Wed as we usually schedule!!

Where:
**Basics Food Cooperative
1711 Lodge Drive
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. 10 - Janesville, Movie: Citizen Koch


Rock County Progressives Present an Educational Film

Movie:
CITIZEN KOCH

The movie will start at 6:15!!

(Due to movie length)

If time allows there will be discussion after the film.

Read the Mother Jones story on how PBS snubbed the showing of this documentary.

When:
Wednesday, Dec.10, 2014
6 PM-6:15 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic)
6:15 PM-7:45 PM, Movie showing

Where:
*Basics CO-OP Natural Foods
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545

*This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics.

SOURCE: Rock County Progressives

Nov. 12 - Janesville, Forum: Media Reform Politics


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Robert McChesney on ‘Media Reform Politics: The New Imperatives’

Speaker:

Robert McChesney, Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois, author of Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy, andco-author with John Nichols of Dollarocracy: How the Money-and-Media-Election Complex is Destroying America.

Utne Reader in 2008 listed him as one of their ’50 visionaries who are changing the world.’

more

When:

Wednesday, November 12
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.

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

RockCountyProgressives.org, also on Facebook

Oct. 8 - Janesville, LWV: VoterID and the November Elections

Voter ID and the November Elections with Andrea Kaminski of LWV

Speakers:
Andrea Kaminski, Executive Director of League of Women Voters of WI, a nonpartisan organization that advocates for informed and active participation in government.

When:
Wednesday, October 8
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)

CapTimes Story - LWV's Andrea Kaminski: Need a voter ID? Get it free, get started NOW

LWV of Wisconsin

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.

Sept. 10 - Janesville, Video Forum: Wisconsin's Mining Standoff


The Rock County Progressives present a video and forum:

"Wisconsin's Mining Standoff" by 371 productions
...a short film about the proposed mine in the Penokee Hills of northern Wisconsin

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

Speakers:
Devon Cupery, Producer at 371 Productions (which also made the emmy-nominated 'As Goes Janesville.')

371 productions - Video Screening Schedule

Devon also worked as lead researcher for 371’s BizVizz project, the first mobile app to make corporate tax & campaign finance data accessible.

Senator Tim Cullen, District 15, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Mining

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.

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

Aug. 14 - Janesville, Progressives Annual Picnic

Thursday, August 14th


       Rock County Progressives Present ...


Annual Pot Luck Picnic



Celebrating

Progressive Values



Brats (natural & veggie) & Natural sodas provided !!



Speakers:

  • Deb Kolste
    • State Assembly Rep. for Janesville
  • Andy Jorgensen
    • State Assembly Rep. for Edgerton, Whitewater, Milton, etc..




Picinic Schedule:

6 PM Potluck Dinner
7 PM Speakers Presentation

Location:

  • Riverside Park
    • North Pavilion
    • Janesville, WI.

May 14 - Janesville, Forum: Raising The Minimum Wage


The Rock County Progressives present an educational forum:

Raising the Minimum Wage

When:
Wednesday, May 14, 6 PM
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic potluck)
6:30 PM- 7:45 PM, speakers & discussion

Speakers:

Patrick Hickey of the Workers' Rights Center of Madison (wrcmadison.org).

Rep. Corey Mason, 66th Assembly District (Greater Racine), Introduced Wisconsin’s Fair Minimum Wage Act, a bill to raise Wisconsin’s minimum wage to $10.10/hr from $7.25.

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.

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

RockCountyProgressives. org, also on Facebook

April 9 - Janesville, Forum: Voter Suppression

‘Voter Suppression in Wisconsin’

Speakers:
Analiese Eicher, Program and Development Manager of One Wisconsin Now (see more below).

Rep. Debra Kolste, 44th Assembly District

When:
Wednesday, April 9
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.

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

RockCountyProgressives. org, also on Facebook

March 12 - Janesville, Candidate Forum WI AG

Rock Country Progressives present ...

Meet Candidates for WI Atty. General: Ozanne & Richards

When: Wednesday, March 12, 6 PM

Speakers:

Ismael Ozanne, District Attorney for Dane County

Jon Richards, Wisconsin State Assembly 19th District, Milwaukee’s Lakefront and East Side areas.

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.

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

Feb. 12 - Janesville, Forum: Danger For Democracy In Wisconsin

Rock County Progressives Present an Educational Forum ...

Danger for Democracy In Wisconsin

With one of Wisconsin's most DYNAMIC SPEAKERS:

Mike McCabe

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Executive Director McCabe article " Defaming Wisconsin, Desecrating Democracy"

This is one forum you don't want to miss!

Schedule:

Wednesday - Feb. 12, 2014
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic)
6:30 PM-7:45 PM, speakers & discussion

Location:

*Basics CO-OP Natural Foods
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545

*This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics.