Twin Cities Nonviolent 12 Days Free From Violence September 21 to October 2
Golden Rule Peace Boat Coming to Stillwater
Historic Sailboat Supports UN Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons
Saturday September 17: Golden Rule Peace Boat arrives in Stillwater. Meet at the library from 7;00 PM to 9:00 PM
Day 1 Wednesday September 21: International Day of Peace 4:00 PM at the Lake St. Marshall Ave. Bridge. The beginning to the 12 Days Free From Violence. Music and speakers 4;00 to 5;00 at Longfellow Plaza, Lake st. and W.River Road.
5:00-6:00 PM. WAMM Vigil to End War is dedicated to ending U.S. involvement in war, the threats of war and the production, sale and use of the weapons of war. Signs provided or bring your own. On the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Peace Bridge between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Sponsored by the End War Committee of Women Against Military Madness. Call 612-827-5364 for more information.
7:00 PM Vets for Peace, Golden Rule Peace Boat presentation at St. Paul Unitarian Church 732 Holly Ave. St. Paul 55104
Day 2 Thursday Sept.22 MAD DADDs Reducing violence in the streets. Presentation and panel discussion. 7:00 PM at Urban Ventures 2924 4th Ave. S. Mpls
Day 3 Friday Sept 23: Vets for Peace, 4200 Cedar Ave. Mpls.
Speakers and music celebrating the arrival of the Golden Rule. More deils to follow.
Day 4 Saturday Sept 24 Inner and Outer Peace throughout Mediation 9:00 AM 70 10:30 AM Online talk and Meditation Session, Arvind Naik For more information email@example.com
Sing For Peace
11:00AM to 12;00 More details to come.
Behind the scenes tour of the Golden Rule sailing ship
2:00 PM. Join us at the Watergate Marina, St. Paul MN for a tour of the boat and talk with crew members about how they planned their voyage this year and their hopes and expectations. Half hour boat rides may be possible and we’ve been invited to get dinner with the crew afterwards.
Day 5 Sunday September 25: Hawkinson Fund for Peace and Justice, 4:30 PM. St. Francis Cabrini Church 1500 Franklin Ave. SE Mpls. Scholarship awards for students for their work pursuing peace and justice. A special award for Rev. Harry Bury, “The Maverick Priest” for his life long work for peace and justice. Introduction of Fr. Harry by Nancy Nelson.
Day 6 Monday Sept 26 Urban Ventures, Selling Hope Reducing violence in communities and building hope for youth.
7:00 PM at Urban Ventures 2924 4th Ave. S. Mpls.
Day 7 Tuesday Sept.27: Free From the Violence of Racism System Confronting Racism in the suburbs. The Edina Anti-Racism Collective 6:00 PM in an Edina city park, TBD.
Day 8 Wednesday Sept. 28 WAMM Vigil to End War is dedicated to ending U.S. involvement in war, the threats of war and the production, sale and use of the weapons of war. Signs provided or bring your own. On the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Peace Bridge between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Sponsored by the End War Committee of Women Against Military Madness. Call 612-827-5364 for more information.
Day 9 Thursday Sept. 29: Rally to End Gun Violence
4:00 PM Fairview Ave. St. Paul More details to follow.
Day 10 Friday September 30:
Voices Against Violence in the Justice System: 11:30 to 12:30 by Invite and Luther Seminary via Zoom. Link to be announced.
An evening with Bill McKibben, Organizing Just Gets Better: Third Act and the fight for a progressive legacy. We are thrilled to have an evening with Bill McKibben. He’ll discuss his new work, Third Act and we’ll have ample opportunity to ask questions. Go to thirdact.org for Zoom link and more information about this exciting new movement!
Day 11 Saturday October 1: Vigil for the Earth with Vote-Climate.org.
Join us for our “Hands Across Mississippi River- Rally and March for Clean Water and Air” on the Lake Street Marshall Avenue Bridge. We want to have a huge turn out with all the Twin Cities Nonviolent allies and environmental organizations coming out strong!
If you want to help organize the 2 days devoted to Freedom from Violence Against the Environment and/or have ideas for other programing during the 12 Days Free from Violence being held from September 21st through Oct 2nd, please let us know! Jean Ross or Karen Olson Johnson, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Day 12 Sunday Oct, 2: International Non Violence Day Honoring Mahatma Gandhi on his 153rd Birthday
Join us at the Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul
3:00 to 6:00 PM. Music, dance, speakers, film, Gandhi Peace Awards and light refreshments. Keynotes by Will Wallace, Non Violent Peace Force, US Director of Community Peace Building and Anna Zaros, Non Violent Peace Force, US Director of Organizational Advancement
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More Program planning in progress. Please revisit this page again.