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.
WAMM Friday Vigil for Justice for Palestine.
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Intersection of Snelling & Summit, St. Paul.
The WAMM Middle East Committee's weekly Friday Vigil for Palestine. Join us to stand against the brutal and injust conditions of occupation.
Sponsored by WAMM Middle East Committee.
FFI: contact the WAMM office.
-——---——-—-- top^ WAMM Weekly Peace Vigil
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Lake St/Marshall Av Peace Bridge, Mississippi River joining Mpls and St Paul.
Stand with others who oppose war and military solutions to world problems. Signs provided or bring your own.
Sponsored by the WAMM End War Committee and the Twin Cities Peace Campaign.
FFI: contact the WAMM office or 612.275.2720.
-——---——-—-- top^ WAMM Book Club: Imperial America
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Afro Deli, 1939 S. 5th Street, Minneapolis.
The WAMM Book Club meets every third Saturday of the month. For the November discussion we're reading Imperial America by Gore Vidal. It was published in 2005 and reads less than 200 pages. The political analysis, his sense of history and wit are sorely missed in today's world.
WAMM Middle East Committee:
Mazin Qumsiyeh, Live from Bethlehem (via skype)
Sunday, December 23
4200 Cedar Avenue South. Minneapolis.
Born and raised in Beit Sahour, the biblical Shepherds' Field on the outskirts of Bethlehem, Dr. Mazin Qumsiyel, author, professor, and human rights activist, will give a first-hand account of the harsh realities facing Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied territories.
St Paul side of the Lake Street/Marshall Ave Peace Bridge.
The reading of names, pledging ourselves to nonviolent resistance, and prayers for peace will be lead by St. Joseph Worker Alumnae, a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. All are Welcome. Please bring signs or wooden crosses and dress for warmth.
Conference: “Action and Advocacy for Palestinian Justice.”
Friday-Saturday Nov. 20-21
St. Stephen Lutheran, 8400 France Av. S., Bloomington.
Addresses how advocacy and economic sanctions can help achieve a just peace for Palestine/Israel. Conference goals: To educate and empower attendees to energetically engage in non-violent activism, Palestinian liberation theology, and justice advocacy for Palestinians. Highlight FOSNA support for faith-based advocacy and the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement. Link commitment to justice for Palestinians with struggles of other victimized and marginalized communities. Partner with other local peace and justice groups to achieve these goals.