On Saturday, February 4, you will have a chance to learn what our fellow citizens are doing to define and sustain a compassionate, just, equitable community.
The PROGRESSTIVAL! will be held at the Concordia Ballroom, 1129 La Crosse Street, from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be food! and music, too.
The event is open to everyone. Please plan to donate a little ($2 to $10) to help pay for the hall rent and other expenses. If you want to bring a non-perishable for local food pantries, please do. If you want to bring your neighbor, relative, co-worker, or friend along, please do!
From 6:00 to 7:30 plan to visit with representatives from local, regional, state and national groups and organizations working to sustain and protect our important social institutions, vulnerable populations, our environment, our human and civil rights, and our democracy, Talk, connect, network, share ideas, and join with others to strengthen that community.
Here’s the list of invited and confirmed groups. We will update regularly.
- ACLU of Wisconsin
- Blue Jean Nation
- Centro Latino
- City of La Crosse Human Rights Commission
- Community Rights Movement
- Coulee Partners for Sustainability
- Coulee Region Climate Alliance
- Coulee Region Group – Sierra Club
- Coulee Region United Educators (CRUE)
- Driftless Region Bicycle Coalition
- Friends of the Blufflands
- Friends of the La Crosse River Marsh
- Grow La Crosse
- Hillview Urban Agriculture
- Hmong Cultural and Community Agency
- Ho-Chunk Nation
- Hunger Task Force of La Crosse
- La Crosse Area Freethought Society
- La Crosse Area Transit Advocates
- La Crosse Citizens Climate Lobby
- La Crosse County Democratic Party
- La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility
- La Crosse Reads
- League of Women Voters
- Mississippi Valley Conservancy
- Midwest Renewable Energy Association
- Native American Student Association
- Neighborhood Associations
- New Horizons
- Our Wisconsin Revolution
- Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) – La Crosse chapter
- Sustainable La Crosse Commission
- The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection
- UWL Students for Sustainability
- Wisconsin Bicycle Federation
- Wisconsin Resources Protection Council
(Many others have been invited. If your group would like to table, please email the organizers!)
Please spread the word. And check back often for an updated list of participating organizations.