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Eat for Equity-Madison


eatforequitymadison@gmail.com
Monthly feasts for a cause. From-scratch meals from local and organic ingredients to benefit such groups as like Domestic Abuse Intervention Services and Centro Hispano. advocacy social food
Defend Wisconsin
254 W. Gilman St.
608-256-4375
defendwisconsin@gmail.com
Project of the Teaching Assistants' Association (TAA/AFT Local 3220) at the UW-Madison. Through education and advocacy, strives to promote progressive values in the Wisconsin tradition. advocacy wiunion
Fighting Bob Fest
Fighting Bob Inc., PO Box 6265, Monona 53716
608-256-1003
comments@fightingbob.com
Yearly chatauqua featuring progressive speakers, networking opportunities and entertainment. Fighting Bob Fest carries on the tradition of Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette by providing a forum for progressive ideas on issues facing Wisconsin and the nation. See website for date of next festival. advocacy progressive
Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin
2300 S. Park St., #115, Madison 53713
608-255-0376
director@workerjustice.org
Working on issues like labor, collective bargaining, wage theft, immigration and sweat-free purchasing. advocacy workers wiunion labor
Wisconsin Wave


Founded in January 2011 as a nonpartisan initiative designed to fight the growing influence corporate power has over the political process. advocacy wiunion
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups
2850 Dairy Dr., #100, 53718
608-224-0606; TTY: 888-758-6047
cwag@cwag.org
Provides information and representation on the legal and legislative issues that concern older people in the state and gives voice to those concerns in the State Capitol. advocacy aging
Madison NORML
PO Box 3132, 53704
608-301-5665
madison@winorml.org
Affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws; meets second and fourth Mondays (excluding major holidays) at Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. Produces the annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival in October. advocacy
Madison Area Bus Advocates
PO Box 260156, 53726
608-441-0925
info@busadvocates.org
Independent citizen voice on bus transit issues. Encourages Madison Metro system development and bus ridership. advocacy transportation bus
Family Farm Defenders
1019 Williamson St., #B, 53703
608-260-0900
familyfarmdefenders@yahoo.com
Supports sustainable agriculture, farm worker rights, animal welfare, consumer safety, fair trade, global justice, food sovereignty, reclaiming our local foodshed and restoring dignity to family farming. advocacy farming
Madison Area Peace Coalition
122 State St., # 303, 53703; mailing address PO Box 8344, Madison 53708
608-242-9232
barbara@merr.com
Organizes to inform public opinion and promote government policies that further peace, justice and freedom, employing nonviolent strategies of communication, outreach, legislative initiatives and direct action. advocacy peace justice
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
210 N. Bassett St., #215, 53703
608-255-4260
wisdc@wisdc.org
Nonpartisan political watchdog group tracks money in state politics and advocates for campaign finance and other reforms. advocacy government
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
133 S. Butler St., #320, 53703
608-661-0845
info@conservationvoters.org
Nonpartisan organization dedicated to electing conservation leaders to the state legislature and encouraging lawmakers to champion conservation policies that protect Wisconsin's public health and natural resources. advocacy environment
Wisconsin Bike Fed
409 E. Main St., second floor, 53703
608-251-4456
info@wisconsinbikefed.org
Statewide education and advocacy about and for bicycling. Sponsors Bike to Work Week. advocacy biking environment
American Association of Retired Persons Wisconsin (AARP)
222 W. Washington Ave. #600, 53703
866-448-3611
wistate@aarp.org
Retired persons supporting each other through information, advocacy, and member services. advocacy seniors
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Wisconsin
PO Box 1012, 53701

calendarmail@yahoo.com
For former volunteers and anyone interested in the Peace Corps. Social gatherings and fund-raising for groups working in overseas development. advocacy service multicultural
ProRail
PO Box 5401, 53705

prorail@hotmail.com
Regional organization serving Dane and surrounding counties; promotes passenger train ridership and expansion. Public meetings, speakers bureau. advocacy transportation
Alliance for Animals & the Environment
PO Box 1632, 53701
608-257-6333
alliance@allanimals.org
Promotes ethical, compassionate treatment of all animals through public education, demonstrations, investigations and vegan outreach. advocacy animal
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
4221 Venetian Ln., 53708
608-848-2333 (24-hour info/message line)
pflagmadison@yahoo.com
Promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy. Meets 2 pm every third Sunday of the month, Sept.-May at Friends Meeting House. advocacy supportgroup LGBTQ
New Harvest Foundation
PO Box 1786, 53701
608-256-4204
nhf@chorus.net
Raises and distributes funds to benefit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender causes in Dane County. Grants awarded to tax-exempt agencies. grants advocacy LGBTQ
Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools
122 E. Olin Ave, Suite 209, 53713
608-661-4141
brianj@gsaforsafeschools.com
Works to improve the Madison area K-12 school system through advocacy, education, outreach, and leadership development to assure that each child in every school community learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. advocacy student education LGBTQ
Fair Wisconsin
203 S. Paterson St., Ste. 200, 53703
608-441-0143
info@fairwisconsin.com
Statewide civil rights organization for LGBT people and their families. advocacy LGBTQ
Wisconsin Community Fund (WCF)
1202 Williamson St., #109, 53703
608-251-6834
info@wcfund.org
Provides grants for progressive, grassroots organizations throughout the state working for social, economic, and environmental justice. advocacy justice
Wisconsin Network for Peace & Justice
122 State St., #405A, 53703
608-250-9240
info@wnpj.org
Facilitates activities, cooperation, and communication among Wisconsin organizations and individuals working toward the creation of a world free from violence and injustice. advocacy peace justice
National Organization for Women - Madison Chapter
PO Box 45671, Madison, 53744
608-313-4669
nowmadison@gmail.com
Seeks social, political, economic and legal equality between women and men through grassroots organizing, lobbying, litigation, protests and demonstrations. advocacy women
Madison InfoShop
1019 Williamson St., 53703
608-262-9036
Volunteer-run community center for those working towards social justice, ecological sustainability, and grassroots democracy. Meetings may be held here. Open hours vary. Free lending library with tools for social change. Infoshop kiosk at Rainbow Bookstore, 426 W.Gilman St. advocacy
Madison-Area Urban Ministry
2300 S. Park St., #2022, 53713
608-256-0906
mum@emum.org
Social justice organization that unites area groups. Current focus on supporting reentry of newly released former prisoners, homelessness, juvenile and criminal justice reform. advocacy justice
Dane Alliance for Rational Transportation (DART)
1 E. Gilman St., #101, 53703
608-251-6126
dart@rationaltransportation.org
Advocates regional and multimodal transit and a balanced transportation system for greater Madison and Dane County. advocacy transit rail
Community Action on Latin America (CALA)
PO Box 1565, 53701
608-251-3241
info@calamadison.org
Educational outreach, community development, social responsibility awareness and solidarity work with groups in both Latin America and the United States. Sponsors fair trade holiday festival. advocacy latinamerica
Common Cause in Wisconsin
152 W. Johnson St., #212, 53701
608-256-2686
jheck@commoncause.org
State citizen's lobby with 4,000 members aimed at keeping government open and accountable by monitoring campaign contributions and ethical conduct of public officials. advocacy government
American Civil Liberties Union - Madison
PO Box 687, 53701-0687
608-469-5540
Lobbies, litigates and educates to protect fundamental freedoms. advocacy
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