WAMM Calendar-Dec4-Jan 8
From: Women Against Military Madness (wammmtn.org)
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2014 12:25:28 -0800 (PST)
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1. International Human Rights Day Bridge Vigil 12/10
2. Celebrating Marie and John Braun and their Same Day Birthdays!   12/12


3. War is the Greatest Threat to Human Rights!   12/6

4. Dignity not Detention Faith Action Vigil 12/7

5. Pax Salon: Why Aren’t Environment & Peace People Working Together?

6. Holiday Craft and Bake Sale for Social Justice   12/13

7. 30th Annual Minnesota Homeless Memorial March and Service   12/18

8. Welfare Rights Committee's Opening Day Protest   1/6


1.International Human Rights Day Bridge Vigil
Wednesday, December 10, 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Lake Street/ Marshall Avenue
Bridge, signs available on the St. Paul side of the bridge. Or feel welcome
to bring your own Human Right sign The focus will be on our International
Human Rights. Sponsored by WAMM End War Committee.  FFI: Call 612-827-5364
or 612.275.2720.

2. Celebrating Marie and John Braun and their Same Day Birthdays!

Friday, December 12, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Spirit of Saint Stephen’s, 2201 1st
Avenue, Minneapolis. Honor two people who have contributed so much to peace
locally and internationally. Potluck dinner with music and socializing. In
lieu of gifts, John and Marie request donations made to WAMM. Sponsored by:
WAMM. FFI: Call Maxine 651-731-1234.



WAMM's WINTER Newsletter is available online!




2. War is the Greatest Threat to Human Rights!

Saturday, December 6, 1:00 p.m. March Starts at Bryant Square Park, 3101
Bryant Avenue South with closing rally at Karmel West, 312 West Lake
Street. This community march will highlight the US government’s role in
funding war and destruction abroad and the consequences of these policies
here at home. From US sponsored violence in Palestine and Colombia, to the
escalating of warfare in Iraq and Syria, to the cut backs in education and
social services at home the US is violating human rights. Sponsored by: the
[4]Anti-War Committee. Endorsed by: the MN Peace Action Coalition.

3. Dignity not Detention Faith Action Vigil
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2:30- 3:00 pm "The Border is Here" What prevents us from
living in unity with everyone? Dignity not Detention Faith Action Vigil at
Ramsey County Adult Detention Center, 425 Grove Street, St. Paul. Faith
Action Vigils are the First Sunday of Every Month.Sponsored by Interfaith
Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) This month hosted by The St. Joseph Worker
Program. FFI: [5]interfaithcoalitionimmigration [at] gmail.com

6. Pax Salon: Why Aren’t Environment and Peace People Working Together?

Tuesday December 9, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  St. Paul Gallery (formerly Mad
Hatter’s Tea House), 943 West 7th, St. Paul. Exclusive movement fiefdoms
are stalling efforts to close the never-ending war(s) that feed the
petro-poisoning economy. It wasn’t apathy but anger at a constipated system
that kept voters away from the recent elections. We call on people to
connect the dots. Sponsored by: Pax Salon. FFI: Call Patty 651-227-3228.

7. Holiday Craft and Bake Sale for Social Justice

Saturday, December 13, Noon to 4:00 p.m. 4200 Cedar Avenue South,
Minneapolis. Support local social justice groups by buying cool crafts and
tasty treats. Interested in helping at WAMM's booth? Call or email the
office.612.827.5364 Sponsored by: 4200 Cedar Ave Tenants: Minnesota
Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAc), Women Against Military Madness
(WAMM), Anti-War Committee, Communities United Against Police Brutality
(CUAPB), Welfare Rights Committee, and more!

FFI: Visit Facebook

8. 30th Annual Minnesota Homeless Memorial March and Service

Thursday, December 18, 5:00 p.m. (March and Silent Vigil) Hennepin County
Government Center, 3rd Avenue and 5th Street South, Minneapolis 6:30 p.m.
(Service of Remembrance) Simpson United Methodist Church, 2740 1st Avenue
South, Minneapolis 7:30 p.m. (Community Meal). Simpson staff and volunteers
witnessed many people experiencing homelessness who die without anyone
honoring their life. In December of 1984, the first official Minnesota
homeless memorial was held, launching the collaboration between Simpson and
The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless (MCH) that exists to this day.
Each year, marchers carry individual signs with the name, age, and hometown
of every person being honored. A candle is then lit for each individual
while their name is read. Community meal follows. Sponsored by: Simpson
Men’s Shelter and The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless (MCH). FFI:
Visit [6]Online

9. Welfare Rights Committee's Opening Day Protest

Tuesday, January 6, 11:30 a.m. Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Reverend Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, St. Paul. As the politicians start their
session for the year demand the politicians and the governor stop their
inaction and start helping families and children out of extreme poverty.
Gather on the Upper Mall of the capitol grounds, then go inside and hand
out “Past Due” notices to the politicians. Sponsored by: Welfare Rights
Committee. FFI or to help: Call 612-822-8020.


WAMM's Tackling Torture at the Top Committee set up their
"Torture Timeline" display at the U of MN Law School
on Monday with petitions to release the
Senate Intelligence Committee's Report about CIA Torture
as well as a petition to release Shaker Aamer.


Tackling  Torture  at  the  Top  Video  Contest

WAMM’s Tackling Torture at the Top (T3) committee announces a video contest
on the subject of torture and torture accountability.
Deadline for entries: March 1, 2015. FFI: Visit[7] ONLINE


Check out the select news reports on
the WAMM Ground All Drones Committee [8]Blog.


Like what you see? [9]Subscribe to the WAMM Women Against Military Madness
email list, become a member of WAMM or donate [10]today! You can also Check
Out the WAMM [11]website, like us on [12]Facebook or follow us on
[13]Twitter for updated stories, actions and more. WAMM's newsletter is

The Middle East Committee has a [15]website.

Tackling Torture at the Top, also known as T-3, has a [16]Facebook page.

Ground All Drones Committee has a [17]blog and [18]Facebook group

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Please Note: The preceding are events sponsored or endorsed by WAMM
committees or
coalitions. We regret that we cannot accommodate all the many
wonderful peace and justice events occurring
in the Twin Cities. For more WAMM events or ongoing
peace vigils,
call WAMM at 612-827-5364
or see the WAMM calendar on WomenAgainstMilitaryMadness.org

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