Introducing Our Team

At the end of May, Wyoming Rising members voted for a slate of new leaders to replace those whose terms were up. We want to thank Harriet Bloom-Wilson and Linda Waggoner, co-chairs, and Renee Tafoya, Media & Communications, for their 2-1/2 years of serving Wyoming Rising. These strong leaders are…

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Drowning in Plastic

by Karen Hertel.Wyoming Rising advocates for civil liberties, quality public education, affordable health care, protection of the environment, and participation in government. In keeping with our recent March for Science and celebration of Earth Day, I wanted to focus on the “protection of the environment” part of our mission. What…

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Women’s Advocacy Group

Supermajority, an exciting new advocacy organization with a mission to educate, train and mobilize women across the country to elevate their issues. The group’s founders include three powerhouse women—Cecilia Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Ai-Jen Poo, Executive Director of National Domestic Workers Alliance and Alicia Garza,…

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Counting The Value Of Wild.

Guest Essay by Lee Nellis. Jackie is face down in the pink mud, laughing so hard she cannot stand. Henry is doubled over in mirth. Sophie, our dog, looks down from a sandstone capped pinnacle above the wash. She doesn’t like snowball fights. But the melting of a wet November…

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