Promoting Participation In Government

We invite all members and volunteers, to walk as a team in the Park County Fair parade. It is about a 6 block walk. We will hand out American flags and cards stating the Wyoming Rising mission to the parade watchers. We highly encourage you to make positive signs and messages related to our 5 core missions of civil liberties, quality public education, affordable health…

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Cody Enterprise June 14, 2023 Editorial Opinion – reproduced with permission www.codyenterprise.com As part of its mission of advocating for a quality education for everyone and encouraging participation in our democracy, Wyoming Rising, a 501(c)4 organization, cosponsored a discussion between Rodger McDaniel and Pete and Al Simpson at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center on April 25.  McDaniel has recently released a book entitled “Profiles in…

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The Cody Planning and Zoning board will be holding a meeting on June 15th to consider a Conditional Use permit.  The permit would allow the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to build a temple in Cody.  If approved, the temple will be placed west of Skyline Drive and north of the Cody Canal. For more information regarding the permit and plans for the…

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This is a shared article. Joyce Vance May 30, 2023 https://joycevance.substack.com In April, two political science scholars, professors David Broockman at UC Berkeley and Joshua Kalla at Yale, put up a working paper online for comment. It’s entitled, “Consuming cross-cutting media causes learning and moderates attitudes: A field experiment with Fox News viewers.” The study caught my attention because I teach a seminar in democratic…

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Our membership continues to grow and we have gained statewide recognition for our advocacy. Our goal is to have an impact on public policy, to inform our neighbors and preserve our community’s integrity. The Wyoming Rising leadership team welcomes your involvement. You may choose to pay membership dues, make a cash or in-kind donation, serve on an organizing committee, attend Wyoming Rising meetings and events,…

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An essay by John Pavlovitz February 9, 2023 ”Take heart, dear friend. It is not that good people are gone, it is just that too many of them have gone silent. They, like you have watched this tragic chapter unfolding and increasingly feel they are powerless to do anything. Like you, they feel alone and hopeless and outnumbered, a product of sustained urgency and incessant…

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