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We organize a free public forum, generally monthly. Join us to listen and discuss current issues with our knowledgeable speakers.

Wednesday, Aug. 14,2019

Rock County Progressives Invite You to

Our Annual:


Pot Luck Picinic

Soda and Brats Provided!





Progressive Values




Spencer Black




  • Chuck Ogg
    • Guess that quote
    • Introduction of guest speaker
  • Spencer Black
    • Spencer is currently the Vice President of the national Sierra Club.
    • He is also a columnist for The Capital Times newspaper.
    • He represented the 77th Assembly District in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1985 until 2011. He was Chair of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee and elected Assembly Minority Leader and Assistant Minority Leader.
    • He authored environmental laws including the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Fund, the Mining Moratorium law, the Lower Wisconsin Riverway, the statewide recycling program, and the endangered species matching grant program
    • He has two graduate degrees: Masters of Science in Urban and Regional Planning and a Masters of Arts in Public Policy and Administration from UW. He was a high school teacher and coach, Curator of Education of the Wisconsin Historical Society



  • Earth Celibration
    • Holly Denning will offer a short water ceremony celebrating the Earth by the river.
  • 6-7 PM Potluck Picinic and Music
    • Brats, natural & veggie provided
    • Natural soda provided
  • 7-8:30 PM Speakers



  • Riverside Park
    • North Pavilion
    • Janesville, WI.



For video of past forums see:

"Past Events"


This mural is located in Beloit, near 500 Pleasent St., on the side of the old Ironworks building facing the Rock River.
It is a great tribute to the laborers of the 20th century.