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JONAH - Joining Our Neighbors, Advancing Hope, a grassroots organization, comprised primarily of diverse faith communities, seeks to bring people in the Chippewa Valley into relationship and empower one another to build a healthier and fairer community for us all.

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New EC Transit Center Survey Available

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The Eau Claire Transit Center on Farwell Street was built in 1983 and now needs to be replaced. The city wants your input in planning a new transit center, and to get that input a survey has been created.
In this week’s Volume 1 newsletter, Ann Schell, Transportation Planner for West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Read More…

Attend JONAH’s 2nd Annual Communi-TEA!

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Silent Auction Begins at 4:00PM
Live Music, Fancy/Silly Hat Contest, Inspirational Speakers

When: Sunday, October 18, 2014, 4:00 to 6:30 pm
Where: Immanuel Lutheran, Eau Claire WI
Ticket Reservations can be made through the Rev. Read More…

Wisconsin Solar Power Conference Coming Soon!

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Solar power in Wisconsin? But it’s snowing half the year! Did you know Wisconsin has four times the solar energy potential as Germany, the world leader in solar production? Across the state, individuals, businesses, farms and organizations are taking advantage of the solar revolution to install their own clean, affordable energy systems. Unsure where to start?  Read More…

JONAH Forum: “Church as a Neighborhood Asset”

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The First Congregational UCC’s strategic plan envisions it as connected to the student neighborhood. As a church, they seek to be not just a spiritual refuge, but a social asset in the healthy and growing lives of their student neighbors. The Historic Randall Park Neighborhood is now 14% owner-occupied properties in part due to nuisance behaviors related to unhealthy alcohol use. Read More…

“ROC Wisconsin: Restoring Our Communities — Beyond 11×15”

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“ROC Wisconsin: Restoring Our Communities — Beyond 11×15” will have its kick-off on November 3, at 9:30 am.  We will be meeting at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison (the same place as the Madison Action Day last April).  This will inaugurate the new phase of our criminal justice reform campaign.  We will continue to work on the same nuts and bolts areas (e.g. Read More…