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Area Resources

Blue Mounds Food Pantry - In June, 2010 we opened a permanent Food Pantry at 11010 Blackhawk Drive in the Blue Mounds Industrial park.  Pantry hours are Thursdays from 9 to 11am and 4 to 6pm.  There are no residence restrictions and patrons can visit weekly.

Mt. Horeb Food Pantry - The Mount Horeb Area Food Pantry is designed to provide food and other household items to individuals/families who live in the Mount Horeb Area School District and whom are experiencing temporary struggles in obtaining basic necessities due to illness, unemployment, underemployment or other crisis. The Mount Horeb Area Food Pantry is Located at: 102 East Lincoln StreetMount Horeb, Wisconsin.

Mt. Horeb Clothes Closet - Assistance with communities clothing needs. Located at 102 E, Lincoln St. in Mt. Horeb. Hours are 10 am - noon on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays, and   5-7 pm on the 3rd Thursday. Contact Rayne Arneson at 437-5902.

Senior Outreach - 107 N. Grove St., Mount Horeb, WI 53572, Phone: 608-437-6902, Fax: 608-437-3190 Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   - ALL SENIORS ARE WELCOME!

Southwest Dane Outreach/Nutriion - Located at 107 N. Grove Street in Mt. Horeb. Concact Lynn Forshaug at (608) 437-6902

Bargain Nook - Donations for a cause. The dollars generated by your generous donations of merchandise support the mission of Hodan Center, Inc. in two ways.  First, by providing work opportunities for people with disabilities at our Bargain Nook stores. And, secondly, by generating revenues that are used to provide life enriching opportunities in and through Hodan Center's many service programs.

Other Community Organizations 

Mt. Horeb Area Historical Society - The purposes and activities of the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society are to preserve, advance and disseminate knowledge of the history, art and culture of Southwestern Dane County. Contact the Society @ 138 E. Main St.Mt. Horeb, WI 53572 (608) 437-6486. The Society Museum on South Second Street , has a exhibit on Fighting Bob La Follette.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Many Other local organizations can by accessed by going to this web page. 

 

Campaign Finance Reform

  • WISDC.org - Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, a nonpartisan watchdog group working for clean, open and honest government and reforms that make people matter more than money in politics.
  • MoveToAmend.org - Move to Amend, pushing for the end of corporatate personhood and "Citizens United" Supreme Court Decision. Action Alert - Sign the petition!
  • SWCMTA.org - Madison based Move To Amend organization.

Community

  • DaneCountyTimeBank.org - The Dane County TimeBank, established in 2005, is a network for over 2000 individuals and organizations who exchange time in order to build community, build capacity, and come together to help each other to build a better world.

Election Fraud & Election Integrity

"The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything." -Josef Stalin

  • BlackBoxVoting.org - There are many good websites containing information on vote fraud and paperless e-voting.  This is a good clearing house with website links on this issue.
  • WisconsinWave.org - Dedicated to expanding voting rights to insure that every Wisconsinite can take part in our democracy. Join The Wave!

Environment

  • SierraClub.org - Sierra Club.
  • Nature Conservancy The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. 
  • NRDC.org - The Natural Resources Defense Council.
  • NatureNet.com/alnc - Aldo Leopold Center was Established in 1994 as an independent not-for-profit charitable organization, ALNC operates two innovative nature centers year-round (Monona and Black Earth).

Local Environment

  • USRWA.org- Upper Sugar River Watershed Association.
  • CountyOfDane.com/lwrd - The Land & Water Resources Department (LWRD) consists of five divisions: Administration, Land Conservation, Office of Lakes and Watersheds, Parks, and Real Estate.
  • Wisconsin.SierraClub.org - Local chapter of the Sierra Club.
  • NatureNet.com/alnc - Aldo Leopold Center was Established in 1994 as an independent not-for-profit charitable organization, ALNC operates two innovative nature centers year-round (Monona and Black Earth).

Fair Trade Products, Coops & Organics

Investigative Reporting

  • MotherJones.com - Hard hitting, no barred journalism.  What else would you expect named after Mary Harris Jones. (To find out about this remarkable woman go to WomensHistory.About.com/od/motherjones.)
  • GregPalast.com - This site contains the writings of Greg Palast, an award winning investigative reporter.  His book, "Best Democracy Money Can Buy" should be required reading for every American.
  • TheNation.com - The nation, edited by Wisconsin's John Nichols.
  • Progressive.org - The Progressive is a monthly leftwing magazine of investigative reporting, political commentary, cultural coverage, activism, interviews, poetry, and humor. Published in Madison.

Labor

  • IWW.org - A union for all workers.
  • Cops4Labor.BlogSpot.com - Full time detective and SWAT cop protecting and serving his community. Part time political and labor activist fighting for the 99%. Dedicated to the fight to remove the influence of money in our political system.
  • AFLCIO.org - AFL-CIO - Good site with links to labor legislation, good and bad.
  • SCFL.org - South Central Federation of Labor. The South Central Federation of Labor is an umbrella organization for labor unions in Dane, Dodge, Sauk, Columbia, Jefferson and Iowa Counties. Currently there are approximately 94 labor organizations, representing more than 30,000 workers, affiliated with SCFL.

Legislature

  • Legis.State.WI.US - Easy access to your Wisconsin State Assembly Representative.
  • Legis.State.WI.US/senate/senate.html - Easy access to your Winsconsin State Senate Representative.
  • FactCheck.org - Holding politicians accountable.  A nonpartisan, nonprofit, "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.

Support Your Local Economy

  • DaneBuyLocal.com- Dane Buy Local is a coalition of local independent businesses, organizations, and citizens in and around Dane County, Wisconsin, acting in alliance to keep our communities prosperous and sustainable.
  • CSACoalition.org - a coalition of people invested in the vitality and strength of our community. Through education, outreach, community building and resource sharing, we are working to raise the bar on quality and accessibility of CSA shares in our region.

Media

  • WORT-FM.org - Dane County's independant alternative radion station.  This commercial free, people powered radio station transmits on 89.9 FM.
  • TheMic921.com - The MIC has emerged as the progressive voice in Madison area.
  • Madison.com/ct - The Capital Times is Dane County's Progressive Newspaper. Excellent State and Local News coverage.

Media Reform

Today 5 corporations control most of the news you watch, hear, or read in the United States. Some of these corporations make weaponry. Some of them own pharmaceutical stock.  Some are owned by friends of the President.  Do you really trust these corporations to service the best interests of the public first?  Or do you think they might choose to service themselves and their friends instead?  Check out some of these stories and decide for yourself.

  • PublicIntegrity.org/telecom - The Center for Public Integrity's media watch page.  Check to see who owns (local??) media.
  • Fair.org - A National Media Watch Group dedicated to fair and honest reporting.
  • MediaMatters.org - Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
  • The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a non-profit investigative reporting group. Our reporting and analysis focus on exposing corporate spin and government propaganda. They publish...
  • PRWatch.org - PRWATCH has been reporting on and exposing spin and disinformation since 1993.
  • SourceWatch.org - Source watch is a collaborative resource for citizens and journalists looking for documented invormation about corporations, industry and people trying to influence pulic policy and opinion.

Progressive Links

  • FightingBob.com - Wisconsin's progressive voice.
  • JimHightower.com - Cutting edge commentary on current issues.  Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be, on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.
  • ProgressiveMajority.org - A future worth fighting for.  An organization dedicated to promotion of progressive candidates and ideas.
  • TheAllianceForDemocracy.org - Setting forth to end corporate domination, to establish true political democracy and to build a just society with a sustainable, equitable economy.
  • AnswerCoalition.org - The anti-war and progressive movement that is fighting against.
  • Citizen.org - National nonprofit public interest organization.
  • LibertyTreeFoundation.com - Liberty Tree is uniquely committed to building a democracy movement for the U.S.A.

Progressive News Service Organizations

  • WisDC.org - Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.
  • CounterPunch.org - Info coming soon.
  • DemocracyNow.org - Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 140 stations in North America.  Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., "Democracy Now!" the show is available on WORT radio 88.9 FM, Mon-Thurs at 1pm, or online from their website.  They also offer an e-mail update service.
  • Truthout.org - Truthout has many articles and op-eds which are not released on mainstream corporate media.  They also provide a daily email service which keeps subscribers up to date.  This service is free, and is operates with freewill donation.
  • MoveOn.org - Democracy in action.  This organization has created nationally, a direct action movement which serves to inform and garner response to important issues.  They also have an email service which provides issues and suggested responses.
  • AlterNet.org - AlterNet.org is an online magazine and information resource where pressing issues are subject to examination and debate.
  • BuzzFlash.com - Another good link to breaking news.
  • HuffingtonPost.com - The Huffington Post.

Wage Peace!

  • WNPJ.org - Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice.
  • MadPeace.org - MAPC, Madison Area Peace Coalition.
  • UnitedForPeace.org - United for Peace and Justice is a coalition of more than 800 local and national groups throughout the United States who have joined together to oppose our government's policy of permanent warfare and empire-building.
  • VeteransForPeace.org - Veterans Working Together for Peace & Justice Through Non-violence.  Wage Peace! (Local chapter)
  • PeaceMagazine.org - Journalists, educators, and activists keep up to date on the important work of peacemaking by reading this popular and respected magazine.

Wisconsin Uprising Sites