Important Notice: Peace Action WI has changed the location of the Stand for Peace at noon on Sept. 21, 2019 to 10th & Wells, to be part of the Global Climate Strike Rally on the same day at noon.
FRIDAY FREEDOM FLICKS: MUSIC AND SOCIAL CHANGE (A Project of Wisconsin Peace Action)
August 23, 7 PM. "A Vision Shared, A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly", Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly
August 30, 7 PM, "Amandla: A Revolution in Four Part Harmony", Music in the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa
. Film showings are free. Peace, Peace Center, 1001 E. Keefe Avenue.
August 23, Friday, Noon-2 PM, Student Climate Rally. Support the young people outside Milwaukee City Hall every Friday leading up to the Global Climate Strike. Water & Wells
August 29, Thursday, 5:30 PM, Confronting Mass Incarceration, ACLU presentation on Criminal Justice Reform, and revocation of parole when no addtional crime has been committed. Brown Deer United Methodist Church, 5736 n Brown Deer Rd, Brown Deer, Sposored by ACLU* WI.
August 29, Thursday, noon, UN International Day Against Nuclear Tests. Protest Senator Tammy Baldwin's support of plans to base the nuclear-capable F-35 plane at Volk Field in Madison. She is a big supporter of military spending. Wisconsin Pledge of Resistance is organizing an action outside of her office in Madison, 30 Milfflin St
August 31, Saturday, 2 PM, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and Raging Grannies Meeting. Discuss next steps to implement the UN Convention to End Discrimination Against Women locally in Milwaukee. In remembrance of of our WILPF and Raging Grannies sister, Rose Daitsman. Open to all. Milwaukee Friends Meeting House, 3224 N Gordon Place, Milwaukee
Sept.2, Monday,11 AM, Laborfest, Parade of Labor Unions on Michigan Ave. to Henry Maier Festival Park for the program, 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee Area Labor Council in Milwaukee, Check out the Peace Action table, near the United Nations Association table
Sept. 14, Saturday, 10 AM, Keynote Talk by George Stone, PhD, on UN Sustainable Development Goals, Climate Change & Climate Justice. Followed by a panel discussion. Redeemer Lutheran church, 631 N 19th St, Milwaukee. Sponsored by the United nations Association of Milwaukee
Sept. 14-22, 2019, Campaign for Nonviolence Week of Action, People around the world creating a new culture of non-violence, and an end to war, poverty, racism, sexism and environmental destruction, in coordination with the UN International Day of Peace on Sept. 21. Pace e Bene, for details, contact George Martin at 414-745-5740
Sept. 16, Monday, 5-6 PM, Campaign Nonviolence Demonstration Against War. Lincoln Memorial Drive near Bradford Beach. Sponsored by Peace Action of WI
Sept. 17, Tuesday, 7:30 PM, "Touch the Sky, Stories, Subversions & Complexities of Ferguson", movie reflecting the harsh response to the 2014 protests of the police killing of Michael Brown. Peace Center, 1001 E Keefe Ave, Co-sponsored by Peace Action WI
Sept. 19, Thursday, 4 PM, Plan the Water Walk 2020 in April next year to be led by Native people. Congregation of the Great Spirit, 10th & Lapham, Water Protectors of Milwaukee in Cooperation with Flowering Tree.
Sept. 20, International Climate Strike Week Begins, Global Climate Strike actions to be announced, Join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and nuclear energy. Climate justice for everyone! See https://350milwaukee.weebly.com/ or peaceactionwi.org
Sept. 21, Saturday, Noon, Global Climate Strike Rally and March, Renewable green energy, no fossil fuels or nuclear power! Milwaukee County Courthouse, 901 N 9th St (at Wells St). Sponsored by 350.org MKE, Co-sponsored by Peace Action WI
Sept. 21, Saturday, 8 PM, David Drake and Rick Fitzgerald, Music for Peace and the Planet, for the International Day of Peace at the Coffee House at Plymouth Church, 2117 Hampshire St., Milwaukee, Proceeds benefit Peace Action of WI
Save the Date. Nov. 15-17, Fri-Sun, Close the School of the Americas- Ft. Benning CA. Help organize a contingent from Milwaukee.
August 24: 92nd & North
August 31: Lincoln Memorial & Lafayette Hill
Sept. 7: Martin Luther King & North
Sept. 14: 16th St & Wisconsin Ave
Sept. 21: Milwaukee County courthouse, 10th & Wells
Sept. 28: Kinnikinnic & Lincoln
End the Wars Coalition meetings, 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7 pm
Next meeting will be Sept. 18, 2019 at 7 PM
Peace Action Center, 1001 E Keefe Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Office hours: Mon - Thur, 10 AM - 3 PM