WAMM Calendar
The events collected in the WAMM Events Calendar represent a diversity of viewpoints, which may not be the viewpoint of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) and/or its individual members.
We make our best effort to include events which are in line with our mission, but we are not intimately involved with the planning of all of the events listed.
Please note that WAMM's provision of information on other groups' events is not meant to convey nor endorse any action contrary to public policy that would be inconsistent with exempt purposes under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) i.e., charitable purposes.
indicates an event sponsored by the WAMM Middle East Committee.
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WAMM EVENTS
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WAMM Friday Vigil for Palestine.

Every Friday from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at the intersection of Summit and Snelling Avenue in St. Paul

Join us to stand against the brutal and unjust conditions of occupation.

Sponsored by the WAMM Middle East Committee

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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WAMM Weekly Peace Vigil

Every Wednesday from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Peace Bridge in Minneapolis

Signs provided or bring your own.

Sponsored by the WAMM End War Committee and Twin Cities Peace Campaign

FFI: 612-275-2720 or contact the WAMM office.

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Anti-War Protest: 71st anniversary of Nagasaki and Hiroshima with Sami Rasouli

Saturday, August 6th @ 1pm
Mayday Plaza
Third Street and Cedar Avenue South
Minneapolis 
 
Mark the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Say NO to endless war! 
 
1pm -- Protest with signs and banners starts.
 
2pm -- Discussion with Sami Rasouli, Iraqi-American peace activist and founder of Muslim Peacemakers Teams, who will be visiting Minneapolis. He will be discussing Iraq and U.S. wars in the Middle East.
 
Initiated by Minnesota Peace Action Coalition
 
Co-Sponsored by WAMM End War Committee
 
FFI: 612-275-2720 or contact the WAMM office.

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Second Monday Movie

NO AUGUST MOVIE

Fall schedule - click here »

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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Kellogg-Briand Remembrance and Peace Pole Dedication

Saturday, August 27th from 6:00pm-9:00pm
4200 Cedar Avenue South
Minneapolis
 
Join WAMM and Vets for Peace Chapter 27 as we remember the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact of 1928. As a part of our remembrance, we will be dedicating 4200 Cedar as an official Peace Site with our newly minted Peace Pole. There will be a bell ringing by the Vets for Peace. Music, food and beverages will also be provided. Be sure to bring along the whole family as we remember the day peace was made law!
 
Sponsored by Women Against Military Madness and Veterans for Peace Chapter 27. 

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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WAMM at the Midtown Farmer's Market

Saturday, August 13th from 8am-1pm
Lake Street East and 22nd Avenue South 
Minneapolis
 
Come see WAMM at the Midtown Farmer's Market where we will have a table informing the public about our many committees! Enjoy the market and come say hi!

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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COALITION EVENTS / ALSO OF INTEREST
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CVE is Islamophobia

Monday, July 25th from 5:00pm-7:00pm
Brian Coyle Center
420 15th Avenue South
Minneapolis
 
An informative event concerning the topic of CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) and the effects it has on the Muslim community, specifically the black Muslim communities, and the injustices that need to be addressed. Join us for a youth-led event discussing: Black Empowerment, Social Justice, Black Liberation, Muslim Empowerment, War on Drugs, and the War on Terrorism. We deserve social services like any community. We are citizens, not suspects.
 
Co-sponsored by Young Muslim Collective and Minnesotans Against Islamophobia.

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"Women of the Underground" Film Screening

Tuesday, July 26th @ 7:00pm
Parkway Theatre
4814 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis
 
Introduction by August H. Nimtz, Professor of Political Science and African American and African Studies, University of Minnesota.
 
July 26th is the 63rd anniversary of the rebel attack on Moncada prision, the beginning of the Cuban revolution. Consuelo Elba, the film's director and a participant in both the underground and the rebel army, uses historic footage and contemporary interviews with veteran combatants to document the crucial role of women in the clandestine urban struggle.
 
Produced by ICAIC, the Cuban Film Institute, 50 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles. 
 
Discussion to follow. $6.00 admission.
 
Sponsored by the Minnesota Cuba Committee
 
FFI: minnesotacubacommittee.org or 612-367-6134

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Grandmother's for Peace Meeting - "Four P's Peace Party-Protect, Preserve, Promote Peace"

Wednesday, August 3rd from 12:45pm-2:20pm
Edina Community Library
5280 Grandview Square
Edina

Join the Grandmother's for Peace for a special topic meeting. "Four P's Peace Party-Protect, Preserve, Promote Peace" where there will be a short film, "The Children's Fire", crafting peace cranes, a sing along and lively discussion about the four P's of peace!

Free and open to the public.

Refreshments will be provided.

FFI: Email Cathy -- caquilt51@aol.com

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"Islamophobia: Challenging False Fear" Panel Discussion

Tuesday, August 16th from 7:00pm-9:00pm
First Lutheran Church
463 Maria Avenue
Saint Paul 
 
What is Islamophobia and why is it a danger to our whole society?
 
A panel discussion from St. Paul's East Side.
 
Introduction and greetings: Jane Prince, Member, St. Paul City Council
 
Moderater: Suzanne Al-Kayali, Director, Women Against Military Madness
 
Panelists:  Reies Romero, social worker and hip-hop activist
Hafsa Abdullahi, Darul Uloom Islamic Center
Chris Berthelsen, Pastor, First Lutheran Church
Other Panelist to be announced.
 
Free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided. 
 
Sponsored by Minnesotans Against Islamophobia, First Lutheran Church, East Side Freedom Library
 
FFI: facebook event

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