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Civic Engagement

At UWO, we aim to give our students the knowledge, skills, values and motivation to actively engage in individual and collective behavior and action through personal, community and larger political processes that are enriching and contribute to quality of life in our communities. To that end, we encourage that students take an active and well-informed role in being responsible citizens through voting and dialogue with decision makers. Here we provide information about elected officials, offices and policy issues that relate to sustainability.

Check out the Conservation Scorecard developed up by the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters to see how elected officials voted to support conservation (and sustainability) initiatives in the recent past. The John Muir Chapter of the Sierra Club created a Legislative Scorecard as well. Click here to see compare the two perspectives and get more information about issues.

Click the inks below to find the elected officials for your area.

Wisconsin.gov is the place to go for all info about state officials, but you can also find them on the assembly pages linked below.

Find more information about the WI legislature session schedule, current proposals, and the process of how a bill becomes a law!

Read more about issues that affect:

If you know about an issue that we haven't listed yet, send us an email (sustainuwo@uwosh.edu). We will try to give you neutral information and let you make your own decisions, but we do have a certain worldview and mission. If you think we get too far off course, let us know that as well. We want to include everyone in these important conversations!

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