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.
Focus on the Rising Challenge of Racism and Islamaphobia - part of a national call to action. 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 Second Monday Movies: Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code
Monday, February 8
4200 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis.
Filmmaker Sheldon Wolfchild tells a story of historical truth, spirituality and resistance by the original nations and peoples of Great Turtle Island.
Jay Kvale, local activist, presents "The Drone Papers" summarizing secret documents revealing inner workings of the U.S. drone program carrying out assassinations. Sarah Hayes, local poet, presents her original poems of drone warfare.
Sponsored by the WAMM Ground All Drones Committee.
FFI: contact the WAMM office.
-——---——-—-- top^ WAMM ANNUAL MEETING! Guest Speaker Mnar Muhawesh on "Challenging Islamophobia"
Saturday, March 12
Mount Olive Church, 3045 Chicago Avenue S. Minneapolis.
Journalist and activist, Mnar Muhawesh is founder, CEO and editor in chief of MintPress News. She is also a regular speaker on responsible journalism, sexism, neoconservativism within the media and journalism start-ups.
Good Music! Good Program! Good Brunch! WAMM Action! Meet old friends. Make new friends. Win raffle prizes. Childcare provided.
Book Reading by Author and WAMM member, Karen Branan
Tuesday, February 16
Magers and Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.
The Family Tree: A Kinship Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets and My Search for the Truth. Karen discovers she is related to the sheriff and one of the victims of a lynching in Harris County, Georgia in 1912. Karen will speak at multiple locations and be interviewed on the radio between 2/13 - 2/15.
FFI: additional readings online, or 612-722-2650 or 612-386-9151.
Rally and March Against Racism and Islamaphobia.
Gather in Mayday Plaza.
Rally/march followed by 2 pm forum and panel discussion at Mayday Books.