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.
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indicates an event sponsored by the WAMM Middle East Committee.
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.
-——---——-—-- top^ Anti-War Protest: 71st anniversary of Nagasaki and Hiroshima with Sami Rasouli Saturday, August 6th @ 1pm
Third Street and Cedar Avenue South
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. -——---——-—-- top^
Kellogg-Briand Remembrance and Peace Pole Dedication Saturday, August 27th from 6:00pm-9:00pm
4200 Cedar Avenue South
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.
Monday, July 25th from 5:00pm-7:00pm
Brian Coyle Center
420 15th Avenue South
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.
Tuesday, July 26th @ 7:00pm
4814 Chicago Avenue South
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.
Wednesday, August 3rd from 12:45pm-2:20pm
Edina Community Library
5280 Grandview Square
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!