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JONAH Organizer Comments on Non-Violence

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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”Mahatma Gandhi, whom this gathering is in honor of, said this. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
This thought sums up my feelings about nonviolence.
The definition of nonviolence goes something like, “using peaceful means, not force, Read More…

JONAH Celebrates its 11th Year of Social Justice Work

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“We All Do Better When We ALL Do Better,” the focus for the 11th Annual JONAH Celebration, drew people from all walks of life to celebrate social justice work. Attendees enjoyed delicious food, including pie and cheesecake, competed for silent auction items, enjoyed the wonderful music of Kai Ulrica, and heard about great social justice efforts currently underway. Read More…

Join Us For A Basket Making Party!

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As in past years, we will assemble themed baskets for the Silent Auction which will be held at our October 21 Annual Celebration.. Join the basket making parties for some fun and camaraderie!
Location: Betty Hurst’s home, 4115 Jeffers Road Eau Claire, WI
Date: October 13th (Saturday) from 2:30 pm to 7;00 pm
Come when you can; Read More…

We Can End Homelessness In Eau Claire!

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Come help end homelessness in Eau Claire!
As homelessness continues to be a problem in our community, an action is being taken to end it. Please join us Thursday, October 25 from 1-3 pm at the RCU Cooperate Office (200 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire WI). A nationally renowned consultant, Erin Healy, JD will be speaking at the forum to insure that all community members have the opportunity to take action in this process. Read More…

Take the Racial Equity Assessment

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Wisdom is conducting an assessment on Racial Equity. Active JONAH members are encouraged to take the assessment. Results will be used to further the cause of racial equity. Read More…

Attend Upcoming Forum: Race to Justice 2018 Local Candidate Forum

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Plan to attend the Race to Justice local candidate forum. Topics covered include criminal justice, immigration, and affordable housing. Doors open at 4:30 and pizza will be served right away. Candidate forum begins at 5:30, followed by a #justicenotjails Vigil at 7:00 pm.
Date: October 23
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Grace Lutheran Church, Eau Claire WI
Contact: Sarah Ferber Read More…

Join Us At JONAH’s Annual Celebration!

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This year JONAH’s annual celebration focuses on community using the theme “We All Do Better, When We All Do Better”. Plan to join us! The event will include

Fall themed hors d’oeuvres, desserts and beverages
Live music
Silent Auction that begins at 4:00 pm
An opportunity to celebrate JONAH’s 11 years of activism with your friends and neighbors

Tickets: $25 through this link, Read More…

JONAH Supports the Beyond the Headlines Project.

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During the month of October, Beyond the Headlines will host a series of events and activites exploring what can happen when journalists and community members come together to examine news coverage of poverty issues in Eau Claire. Check out the Beyond the Headlines website to learn more about the project and to get details for the events. Read More…

JONAH Forum: Childhood Mental Health, Part 1

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This first of a two-part forum will provide an opportunity to learn about the mental health needs of children in the Chippewa Valley, some of the services available to children, and barriers to receiving these services. Presenters include Justine Girard of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families and Kerry Swoboda, Eau Claire County Department of Human Services. Read More…

Meet JONAH’s New Intern Tyler Wanek

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Hello everyone. My name is Tyler Wanek, and I am JONAH’s new intern for the fall. I am a 22 year old college student at UWEC. I am studying English, and have been enjoying all of my classes. I am also pursuing a certificate in American Sign Language. I grew up loving to read and write so I decided to make a career out of it. Read More…


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