July 2012

Three Decades of Daring Deeds

Reagan Inauguration Funeral Procession, January 1986

Did you know that Women Against Military Madness began 30 years ago? Inspired by polls that showed most women were opposed to war, 100 of us gathered together in 1982 to found WAMM. We took immediate action with a protest march in the streets of Minneapolis.

Since then WAMM has held hundreds of educational forums for the public with knowledgeable speakers. WAMM has organized countless actions: marches, pickets, vigils, parades, demonstrations, street theater, and much more. WAMM has written thousands of letters and postcards, and made thousands of  phone calls for peace and justice. We haven’t stopped the wars, but we have kept the flame of resistance alive, nurturing the desire for peace.

Pride Parade, June 1999

Now WAMM is celebrating our third Decade of Daring Deeds. We invite you to join us for a special 30th anniversary celebration party.

The Celebration Party
Three Decades of Daring Deeds

Sunday, July 22 , 2012    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM    Program at 5:00 PM
Suggested donation: anything with a 3 and a 0 in it!
Carondelet Center Dining Room
(next to St. Catherine University)

1890 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul MN  55105

All of us, friends, supporters and members, are who and what WAMM continues to be, so come celebrate us! RSVP or reservations are not required.

Students at the weekly Lake Street bridge vigil with the popular Say No to War with Iraq sign created by WAMM’s Iraq committee─thousands were sold, and a new trend to create issue-oriented lawn signs initiated. January 29, 2003
(Photo by Tom Bottolene)

We hope you can come to the party, but if you are unable to, please help WAMM continue acting for peace and for justice. Donate online by clicking here, mail your donation to the WAMM office, 310 E. 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55409, or call the WAMM office at 612-827-5364.

People have always known as long as WAMM has been there, they could count on us. And, in a violent world, WAMM will continue as a strong presence for peace with your help.

We can’t do it without you. Thank you!

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  1. nonviolentconflict July 19, 2012 at 12:16 PM

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