The Wisconsin Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, will hold a Town Hall Leadership meeting in Madison Wisconsin at Lake Edge Lutheran Church 4032 Monona Dr. 2pm-4pm on Saturday March 17th
First published in the progressive, and then by Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Kathy Kelly reports on why gun control shouldn’t stop at the US border in her moving piece titled Teen Solidarity Against the Merchants of Death.
“The outrage now directed toward the National Rifle Association should also challenge all assaults made by the U.S. military.”
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Photo caption: Afghan Peace Volunteers celebrate the International Day of Peace in September 2017
The woman who Stoneman Douglas High School is named for, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, would be proud of the students who are courageously standing up for their rights and pushing for an end to gun violence in schools. Read Who Was Marjory Stoneman Douglas? to learn more.
The Dane County Timebank is presenting Julie Mallozzi’s Circle Up, an award-winning documentary on justice, forgiveness and the cycle of violence. It will be showing at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery on March 10th at 2pm.
“After the brutal slaying of her teenage son, Janet Connors reaches out to her son’s killer to offer a chance for forgiveness. They team up with a group of mothers of murdered children to help young people in their community break the chain of violence and revenge. Circle Up is a call to action for reframing approaches to crime and punishment through the lens of restorative justice, forgiveness, and accountability.”
Hope to see you there!
- Advocacy Training Day on February 24, from 1-4 pm at James Madison Memorial High School.
- Afternoon of Action on March 8 at the State Capitol
- Women’s Community Celebration on March 3, Comfort Inn & Suites Madison
I hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did. It was a great turnout and I think Sagashus had quite an impact on all of our hearts and minds. Stay tuned for our next breakfast!
Check out more information about Infamous Mothers and Sagashus’ work on her website!