kyong juhn: Walk for Hope and Peace
Nov
9
to Dec 29

kyong juhn: Walk for Hope and Peace

Walk for Hope & Peace presents kyong juhn’s journey from her current hometown, Rochester, to Bemidji, Minnesota, having walked over 350 miles for 21 days. With overwhelming support from Veterans For Peace, Chapter 27 and many wonderful, warm-hearted families who hosted the artist every night, juhn walked 15-20 miles every day and photographed her journey in order to bring awareness to the imminent political tension surrounding her walk.

This project functions as homage to juhn’s mother, who escaped from the North Korean communist regime by walking 323 miles from Pyongyang, North Korea to Busan, South Korea. As a descendent of a North Korean refugee couple, born in South Korea, and now living in America, juhn sought to include diverse Minnesotan communities in her walk, hoping to engage in dialogue about ways to promote peace between her beloved countries: the United States of America, South Korea, and North Korea. juhn walked and photographed this project to empower and inspire participants from diverse communities so as to envision art as a tool, extending others imaginations and voices.  During the course of walking, these communities experience the unfolding of their own political voice. It is these voices are at the heart of the RAC exhibition.

“Every day, I walked each step to renew hope for the peace of our future, to touch each facet of my transformation, and to feel the warm terrain of Minnesota, where the place is now I can call as my home.”

-kyong juhn, the artist

Free and open to the public
info@rochesterartcenter.org

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
SundayClosed

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Faith Led, Justice Driven, CAIR-MN's 11th Annual Banquet
Dec
15
5:30 PM17:30

Faith Led, Justice Driven, CAIR-MN's 11th Annual Banquet

Please join us as we celebrate 11 years of protecting civil liberties and advocating for justice for Muslims in Minnesota who have faced discrimination, bullying, hate and the effects of Islamophobia. CAIR proudly presents keynote speaker Civil Rights Advocate Karen Korematsu, Founder and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute and special guest speaker Dr. Altaf Husain, Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs in the Office of the Provost at Howard University.

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After the Midterms: How Do We Defeat the Right
Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

After the Midterms: How Do We Defeat the Right

Socialist Alternative invites you to a public meeting to discuss the urgent need for building large-scale, worker-led movements in order to successfully take on Trump, the right-wing and the corporations that dominate our lives. 

The time has come to join the Socialist Movement and begin building independent working class politics!

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Canvass for Transit Justice!
Dec
17
4:00 PM16:00

Canvass for Transit Justice!

  • MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

oin MN350 as we talk to transit riders about improving metro transit! We will be hopping on busses and talking to riders at stops about making transit safer for all, more affordable, and less toxic for the environment. Bus cards provided. New folks welcome: a training and debrief are included in the shift!

Sign up here so we know you're coming: https://secure.everyaction.com/p/wcmzcuO9wUOW_Z_SnQwJuQ2

Meet at MN350's Office located at 2410 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN.

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The Labor Movement and Environmentalism
Dec
17
7:00 PM19:00

The Labor Movement and Environmentalism

This is the second in our series of monthly discussions about "Labor and Social Movements." In this historical period when the labor movement faces serious challenges from employers and the government, it is critical that its organizations and members build relationships with other movements for economic and social justice. Yet, this is not always easy to do.

Join us as a panel of activists from the labor movement and the environmental movement help us to consider how we can work towards sustainable economic development, workplace justice and climate justice. 

Panelists will include State Representative Anne Claflin, who is also a leader in the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE), Bree Halvorsen of the Blue Green Alliance, Cecelia Martinez of the Center for Earth, Energy, and Democracy, and Dustin Loosbrock of Operating Engineers Local 49. Please bring your questions and your concerns.

Free and open to all
info@eastsidefreedomlibrary.org and 651-230-3294

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Las Posadas: March for Dignity and Respect
Dec
18
4:00 PM16:00

Las Posadas: March for Dignity and Respect

  • 1710 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN, 55408 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

December 18, 2018

4:00pm March starts from 1710 W. Lake Street

6:00pm Celebration at CTUL (3715 Chicago Ave)

CTUL invites you to "Las Posadas: March for Dignity and Respect”. Construction workers who are members of CTUL are calling on large developers in the Twin Cities metro area to work with Building Dignity and Respect Standards Council to end labor trafficking, wage theft, and other serious abuses in the construction industry. 

Join us December 18, 2018 at 3:00pm at the CTUL office to carpool, or 4:00pm for at 1710 W. Lake Street for a rally, march and street theater, followed by a celebration at CTUL (3715 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis) at 6:00pm.

Las Posadas (Spanish for “lodging) is a centuries old tradition held throughout Mexico and Central America commemorating Mary and Joseph’s difficult journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of a warm place to stay the night. The story carries a powerful moral and political message, in which a people who are subjected to the brutalities of the Roman Empire stand up to have a voice in ensuring basic dignity and respect.

In the story of Las Posadas, Mary and Joseph (a carpenter by trade) are poor migrants who are seeking refuge in their journey to Bethlehem. They are consistently turned away until they arrive at the poorest of poor homes where they are offered a stable for them to stay and give birth to their child. Their first visitors are shepherds, who at the time were among the poorest, most marginalized people in Judea. Las Posadas commemorates the beginning of a movement led by a subjugated people against the Roman Empire.

In the spirit of this tradition, construction workers who are members of CTUL are standing up to demand a voice in ensuring basic dignity and respect in the construction industry. Recently the Hennepin County Attorney’s office filed charges against a local construction contractor for labor trafficking, theft by swindle, and insurance fraud. In this case, Ricardo Batres, owner of American Contractors and Associates, was working on construction projects led by Reuter Walton, one of the largest Developers / General Contractors in Minneapolis, and Lennar, the single largest home-builder in the Twin Cities metro area for every year since 2006. Unfortunately this is not an isolated case but is a symptom of a much larger problem in the industry where workers report rampant wage theft, dangerous working conditions, and at the extreme labor trafficking.

With this march, workers have put together a theater skit in which the main character is a carpenter who migrates to the big city only to be surprised by modern and historical injustices such as wage theft, labor trafficking, and other labor abuses. The worker is consistently turned away from having a voice, until he finds other workers and together they stand up to demand basic dignity and respect.

Join us in this interactive play where we will march from the offices of Reuter Walton to Wells Fargo (a major lender to Lennar) to one of the largest proposed development projects in Minneapolis at the old Arby’s location in Uptown. Following the march we will go to CTUL to celebrate the beginning of a movement to win dignity and respect in the construction industry.


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Citizen Activists Holiday Party - Do Something Good.
Dec
20
6:00 AM06:00

Citizen Activists Holiday Party - Do Something Good.

Join us for something a little different for the December Third Thursday - a citizen activist Holiday Party hosted by the Kindness Action Network and Women's March Minnesota! 

Come on down for a pre-preview of Women's Wave Minnesota - the 2019 Women's March. Sign up to volunteer, get some gear, meet fellow marchers, talk about why you are marching and get information on the Women's March coming Saturday, January 19th. 

The Kindness Action Network will provide some easy opportunities do some good and to spread some kindness with service project stations. 

Make a scarf or hat, put together personal care kits for people experiencing homelessness (donations will go to the Neighborhood HouseFace to Face Health & CounselingSimpson Housing Services and Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center) and write some handmade welcome cards to for asylum seekers arriving in San Diego (San Diego Rapid Response Network). 

Small steps, big impact. 

Bring yourself, some friends and consider bringing one of the following to donate to people in need: 
- Target or Cub Food gift cards ($10-20)
- Women's Underwear and Bras (all sizes)
- Feminine Hygiene Products
- Diapers, wipes
- Ear buds, phone chargers

Thank you to Pryes Brewing Company for hosting us! They have delicious beer and food available for purchase. 

Please note: There will be NO PROGRAM or SPEAKERS for this Third Thursday - consider it your citizen activist Holiday Party! Commune with your fellow citizen activists, enjoy food and beverage and Do Something Good. 

The event is free and all are welcome! 
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If you can't make the event and want to get in on the kindness spreading: 
1) Purchase items off Amazon wish lists for Women's Advocates https://www.wadvocates.org/support-us/donate/ AND 
Youth Link http://www.youthlinkmn.org/get-involved/donate-items/

2) Donate to fund spread either equally or in the amounts you wish between 8 organizations working to protect kids separated from their families by ICE. https://secure.actblue.com/donate/kidsattheborder

3) Chip in a few bucks to cover the cost of the service project items for this event https://third-thursday-holiday-party.cheddarup.com - Thank you!

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NO Money for the Border Wall! Speak out for Honduran Refugees!
Dec
20
5:00 PM17:00

NO Money for the Border Wall! Speak out for Honduran Refugees!

  • 1200 S Washington Ave Minneapolis, MN 55415-1227, United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tell Senator Klobuchar: NO Money for the Border Wall! Speak out to welcome Honduran refugees! 
Thursday, December 20th @ 5pm outside Senator Klobuchar’s office at 1200 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis (at the intersection of 35W and Washington Ave.)
Senator Amy Klobuchar has announced that she is thinking of running for president. She is projecting herself as someone who is open to 'compromises' and that she is open to voting to partially fund Trump’s racist border wall. Congress will be voting again soon on a budget deal and we need to tell Klobuchar that not one penny should go to border militarization. We’ll be picketing in front of her office at the busy intersection of 35W and Washington Ave. Join us to say:
We welcome Honduran refugees! 
No border wall!
Refugees are welcome here!
No troops on the border!
Co-Sponsored by MN Caravan Solidarity and the Anti-War Committee

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Rally for Democracy: HR1, the State House and You.
Jan
3
6:00 PM18:00

Rally for Democracy: HR1, the State House and You.

Save the date for a national day of action. On this first day of the new congress we will be out in force to bring public attention to the need to unrig the system. Stop gerrymandering, stop voter suppression, ensure integrity of the ballot, get big money out of politics. After winning the ability to set the agenda we will be encouraging our members of congress to work to unrig the system in this national day of display.

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Anti-Semitism & White Nationalism - Non Jewish Allies Session
Jan
6
3:00 PM15:00

Anti-Semitism & White Nationalism - Non Jewish Allies Session

Join Jewish Community Action for a series of conversations about the intersection of White Nationalism & Anti-Semitism with Eric Ward and Dania Rajendra. In two sessions, one for the Twin Cities Jewish community, & the other for our non-Jewish allies, we will learn how to identify, confront, and ultimately dismantle anti-Semitism within & around our communities.

This is the SECOND or TWO conversations JCA is hosting. This event is geared towards our non-Jewish allies, and will center identifying, confronting, and dismantling anti-Semitism within non-Jewish spaces, and in solidarity with the Jewish community.

NOTE: while this session is designed for non-Jewish allies, EVERYONE is welcome to attend either session.

YOU CAN REGISTER HERE: https://jewishcommunityaction.org/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=74

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. You can read the biographies of our featured speakers below:

ERIC WARD: A long time civil rights strategist, Eric Ward is the Executive Director at Western States Center. He has worked extensively in community, regional, and national organizing, as well as in philanthropy. From 2011-2017, Eric served as a Ford Foundation Program Officer for Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice, and as a Program Executive for The Atlantic Philanthropies, U.S. Reconciliation and Human Rights Programme. 

DANIA RAJENDRA: Dania Rajendra is both faculty and the director of union communications at The Worker Institute at Cornell University. She has a background in philanthropy, labor, and immigrant's rights, and she sits on the boards of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice and Political Research Associates. After stints in the Twin Cities, Baltimore and Jackson, MS, she is home again in New York City. Her work has been published in the Jewish Daily Forward, Jewish Currents, and Jewschool.

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Survivors Lead Legislative Session Opening Day Protest
Jan
8
10:00 AM10:00

Survivors Lead Legislative Session Opening Day Protest


Join Survivors of gun violence, sexual violence and intimate partner violence wearing ALL BLACK opening day of the legislative session. We will gather in the rotunda and protest in various locations throughout the day in support of Eric’s Law and our Survivor Assistance Bill. Bring a photo of your murdered loved one or make your own sign. Allies welcomed!
Schedule:
10-noon: Demonstrate in Rotunda, stop in anytime
Noon: Bring a bite to eat or just join us in the Justice’s Dining Room
2pm: Press Conference in Room B971

RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/ZgGFPM2VlEKjioYl1

✔️Eric’s Law: Eric’s law would make any unintentional gun death of a minor child a felony. It’s currently a misdemeanor charge for the adult who allowed child access if the child is 14+. No more arbitrary lines, we want safe storage and accountability NOW!
✔️Survivor Assistance bill: Our Survivor Assistance bill would tax handgun ammunition and lead ammunition to benefit organizations providing direct services to gun violence survivors with the added incentive of reducing lead exposure to hunters, wildlife, children, and the environment.

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Welcome Back Legislators
Jan
14
10:00 AM10:00

Welcome Back Legislators

We will welcome legislators as they return to work and remind them of our goal to pass Gun Sense legislation this session. From day one, they need to hear from all the Gun Violence Prevention voices across our state. Wear your red Moms Demand Action t-shirts! Gather at 10:00-10:45 in the Press Conference Room B971. Welcome Back 11:00-12:00. We will walk together to the House and Senate chambers.
RSVP here: http://midwest-moms.ngpvanhost.com/ngpvanforms/42284

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Public Naloxone Training
Jan
15
5:30 PM17:30

Public Naloxone Training

This training is open to the public to train and distribute naloxone, the medication used to reverse an opioid overdose.

At this training you will learn:
* What Naloxone (Narcan) is
* How it works when administered
* How to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose
* When to give naloxone
* Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to receive an OD prevention kit complete with three doses of naloxone.

*THIS IS NOT A CPR CLASS*

RSVP by selecting going on this Facebook event page.

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Comparing Strategies to Combat Poverty and Bolster the Economy
Jan
16
7:00 PM19:00

Comparing Strategies to Combat Poverty and Bolster the Economy

A presentation that compares three strategies to reduce poverty – raising the minimum wage, a universal basic income, and an earned income credit – with the focus on the impact of each on the supply and demand of labor. Also, a three-step proposal to foster competition in the labor market:

>Reduce the standard workweek from 40 to 24 hours a week.
>Increase the minimum wage to $20 an hour.
>Give each worker a voucher for an Earned Income Credit worth $10 an hour, capped at 24 hours a week, that can be used at the employer of their choice.

A radical approach to be sure, but one which should find support from both the left and the right. Workers and their families benefit from steps one and two. Employers should appreciate step three. This must be mandated to ensure a level playing field for businesses competing for labor resources.

JOHN CREA lives on the east side of St. Paul. He is retired, a grandpa (4), father (3), husband (1), and author of the book RECALIBRATING THE LABOR MARKET. The book will be for sale after the talk for $12.95(the same price as on Amazon). The author will donate $5 to the East Side Freedom Library for each book sold at the event.

Free and open to all
info@eastsidefreedomlibrary.org and 651-230-3294

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Women's Wave Minnesota
Jan
19
12:00 PM12:00

Women's Wave Minnesota

Minnesota, it's time to march again! We're bringing a #WomensWave to St. Paul on January 19th 2019. Join us!

RSVP to this event to stay updated as information about this event becomes available. 

If you would like to donate to support the costs associated with Women's Wave Minnesota or donate to the movement, please do so here: https://tinyurl.com/WMM2019March. Every dollar makes a difference in the fight for Women's Rights!

All donations are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. We are a 501 c 3 non-profit organization. 

Sign up here to learn more about how you can be involved or volunteer to bring a Women’s Wave into 2019. https://tinyurl.com/WomensWaveMN19VOLS

Sign up here to learn more about how you can be involved or volunteer to bring a Women’s Wave into 2019 on buses from MN to DC!https://tinyurl.com/WomensWaveMN19BUSES

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AIDS Action Day
Jan
22
8:30 AM08:30

AIDS Action Day

AIDS Action Day is Tuesday, January 22nd at the Minnesota State Capitol. 

Join us and other activists from across the state to make HIV a priority in our state legislature. We’ll hear from community leaders, meet with legislators, and rally at the Capitol. 

There is a long history of successful advocacy when it comes to HIV awareness, treatment, and prevention. AIDS Action Day is an opportunity to continue this progress and keep moving forward in the fight to end HIV. 

We hope to see you there. Please share and spread the word with your friends, family, and colleagues! 

This event is free and open to the public, but we do need you to register: https://goo.gl/DxAkm3

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Public Naloxone Training
Jan
25
6:30 PM18:30

Public Naloxone Training

  • Lunds & Byerlys Uptown Minneapolis (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This training is open to the public to train and distribute naloxone, the medication used to reverse an opioid overdose.

At this training you will learn:
* What Naloxone (Narcan) is
* How it works when administered
* How to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose
* When to give naloxone
* Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to receive an OD prevention kit complete with three doses of naloxone.

*THIS IS NOT A CPR CLASS*

RSVP by selecting going on this Facebook event page. 

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Book Club for Northfielders Justice for Palestine
Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

Book Club for Northfielders Justice for Palestine

  • St. John's Lutheran Church - Northfield, MN (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Northfielders Justice for Palestine Book Club will hold its third meeting on the book “It’s Easier to Reach Heaven than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir” by Dr. Emma Williams. at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb.. 5, 2019, in the Fireside Room at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 500 Third St. W., in Northfield. Future meetings are scheduled for March 4 and April 2, 2019.

A first-hand account of life by a doctor and mother during the Second Intifada (“uprising”) the book is Dr. Emma Williams’ story of living in Jerusalem during turmoil that arose between Israelis and Palestinians in the summer of 2000. 

No prior knowledge of the subject or of the broader issues surrounding Palestine/Israel is necessary, nor is attendance at previous sessions. Anyone willing to learn, listen and discuss the issue is welcome, including those who have not read the book. Attendance is free but participants are responsible for providing their own book if desired. Contact Darlene Hand at 507-645-5078 for information about the book group.

Northfielders for Justice in Palestine/Israel is an ecumenical group of community members who organize local events to educate and advocate for justice and peace in Palestine/Israel. For more information about NJP, visit the website at www.njpmn.org or write to info@njpmn.org.

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Second Chance Day on the Hill 2019
Feb
7
10:00 AM10:00

Second Chance Day on the Hill 2019


Join over 60 Minnesota organizations! SECOND CHANCE DAY ON THE HILL Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda Wednesday, March 7, 2018 • 10 a.m. 

The most impactful way for you to influence the policies that impact you and those you care about is by meeting in person with your legislators. This year we will only be visiting legislators if we have a pre-scheduled meeting for at least one constituent. 

Between the hundreds that show up to the rally, and the visits that happen, this is the greatest way to show our lawmakers that Second Chances are important for ALL Minnesotans! Join us!

Stay tuned for more details!!!
#SCDOTH2019 #SecondChances #MN2ndChance

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Public Naloxone Training
Feb
10
9:45 AM09:45

Public Naloxone Training

  • Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This training is open to the public to train and distribute naloxone, the medication used to reverse an opioid overdose.

At this training you will learn:
* What Naloxone (Narcan) is
* How it works when administered
* How to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose
* When to give naloxone
* Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to receive an OD prevention kit complete with three doses of naloxone.

*THIS IS NOT A CPR CLASS*

RSVP by selecting going on this Facebook event page.
This Training will be held in the church dining room.

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Broken Hearts Day at the Capitol with Parkland Commemoration
Feb
14
10:00 AM10:00

Broken Hearts Day at the Capitol with Parkland Commemoration

Broken Hearts Day at the Capitol
Thursday, February 14, 2019

10:00am - 4:00pm -- Protect Minnesota's Lobby Day
Join us as we deliver "Broken Hearts Valentines" that share true stories of gun deaths in Minnesota to every law maker and lobby for sensible gun laws. Training and informational materials will be provided. Email raphael@protectmn.org to register by February 8. In January we'll start making appointments for all registrants to meet with their representatives.

2:30pm -- Rally in the Rotunda to commemorate the one year anniversary of the tragic Parkland school shooting. Several student groups will be involved as we remember those killed and injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and demand gun reform in Minnesota.

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International Women's Day Rally: Women Stand Up & Fight Back!
Mar
9
1:00 PM13:00

International Women's Day Rally: Women Stand Up & Fight Back!

(Español abajo)

Women Stand Up & Fight Back! 
International Women’s Day Rally

For over 100 years, International Women’s Day, March 8th, has celebrated the struggle for women’s liberation. Join us the day after International Women’s Day and take to the streets in Minneapolis to speak out against the oppression and exploitation of women and non-binary people today.

We live under economic system that is organized around exploitation, and a political system that is ruled by the rich. Cuts to entitlement programs, attacks on public sector unions, and threats to public education hit women hardest, especially women of color. Politicians – from Trump and Pence, to many state legislatures – are pushing to enact laws that pose a real danger to our rights, our reproductive freedom and our lives. Working women of all nationalities are leading the movements to defend the public sector, Unions, and reproductive freedom, and more.

The fight against sexual assault and harassment is reaching new heights, as every day brings news of more women breaking their silence and naming their attackers, bringing down powerful men from Hollywood to Capitol Hill. While some try to hold back progress, we need to seize this moment, and take the fight to every workplace, every school, everywhere that working and oppressed women are.

International Women’s Day was established by women who sought to overthrow the system of exploitation and inequality. This is our same fight today.

Sponsored by Freedom Road - Twin Cities
Endorsed by: 

To endorse this event email frsotc@gmail.com
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¡Las mujeres se ponen de pie y luchan!
Protesta del Día Internacional de la Mujer

Durante más de 100 años, el Día Internacional de la Mujer, el 8 de marzo, ha celebrado la lucha por la liberación de las mujeres. Únete al día despues del Día Internacional de la Mujer y salga a las calles en Minneapolis para manifestarse en contra de la opresión y la explotación de las mujeres y las personas no binarias de hoy.

Vivimos bajo un sistema económico que se organiza en torno a la explotación y un sistema político que está gobernado por los ricos. Los recortes a los programas de derecho, los ataques a los sindicatos del sector público y las amenazas a la educación pública afectan más a las mujeres, especialmente a las mujeres de color. Los políticos, desde Trump y Pence, hasta muchas legislaturas estatales, están presionando para promulgar leyes que representen un peligro real para nuestros derechos, nuestra libertad reproductiva y nuestras vidas. Las mujeres trabajadoras de todas las nacionalidades están liderando los movimientos para defender el sector público, las Uniones y la libertad reproductiva, y más.

La lucha contra el asalto sexual y el acoso está alcanzando nuevas alturas, ya que cada día trae noticias de más mujeres rompiendo su silencio y nombrando a sus atacantes, derribando a hombres poderosos desde Hollywood hasta el Capitolio. Si bien algunos tratan de frenar el progreso, debemos aprovechar este momento y llevar la lucha a todos los lugares de trabajo, a todas las escuelas, a todas partes donde estén las mujeres trabajadoras y oprimidas.

El Día Internacional de la Mujer fue establecido por mujeres que buscaban derrocar el sistema de explotación y desigualdad. Esta es nuestra misma pelea hoy.

Patrocinado por Freedom Road - Twin Cities

Para respaldar este evento, envíe un correo electrónico a frsotc@gmail.com

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Sisters of Peace
Mar
23
to Apr 14

Sisters of Peace

March 23-April 14, 2019

by Doris Baizley Directed by Barbra Berlovitz

Today, yesterday & beyond. Wednesday nights on the Lake Street Bridge, you can always find a handful of people marching with colorful signs and protesting for peace. Among them, you’d find the McDonald sisters Brigid, Jane, Rita and Kate: legendary peace activists, who grew up as sisters in a large Irish farm family in Hollywood Township, Minnesota. The four sisters all entered the convent and became Catholic nuns who devoted their lives to teaching and peace activism. That’s only part of the story. Their incredible lives come to life in this stirring play that take us on a journey from the security gates of Honeywell Corporation, to the School of the Americas and back to the steps of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Wherever there is injustice, the chances of bumping into the McDonald sisters are high.

 THIS IS THEIR STORY! A story of love, passion and compassion – all with a sense of humor that comes from their wonderful Irish upbringing! These Sisters of Peace are Minnesota legends, for sure!

 Buy Single Tickets - Click here

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Book Club for Northfielders Justice for Palestine
Apr
2
7:00 PM19:00

Book Club for Northfielders Justice for Palestine

  • St. John's Lutheran Church - Northfield, MN (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Northfielders Justice for Palestine Book Club will hold its final meeting on the book “It’s Easier to Reach Heaven than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir” by Dr. Emma Williams. at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in the Fireside Room at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 500 Third St. W., in Northfield.

A first-hand account of life by a doctor and mother during the Second Intifada (“uprising”) the book is Dr. Emma Williams’ story of living in Jerusalem during turmoil that arose between Israelis and Palestinians in the summer of 2000. 

No prior knowledge of the subject or of the broader issues surrounding Palestine/Israel is necessary, nor is attendance at previous sessions. Anyone willing to learn, listen and discuss the issue is welcome, including those who have not read the book. Attendance is free but participants are responsible for providing their own book if desired. Contact Darlene Hand at 507-645-5078 for information about the book group.

Northfielders for Justice in Palestine/Israel is an ecumenical group of community members who organize local events to educate and advocate for justice and peace in Palestine/Israel. For more information about NJP, visit the website at www.njpmn.org or write to info@njpmn.org.

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May 1 March in Minneapolis | Marcha 1 de mayo en Minneapolis
May
1
3:30 PM15:30

May 1 March in Minneapolis | Marcha 1 de mayo en Minneapolis

  • Lake Street & Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

(Español abajo)

MARCH ON MAY 1ST!
Minneapolis International Workers Day march for immigrant & workers rights

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2019
3:30 PM
Lake Street & Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

Join us in the streets for this year's International Workers Day march for immigrant & workers rights.

TO ENDORSE, MESSAGE US OR EMAIL MIRACMN@GMAIL.COM

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MARCHA EL 1RO DE MAYO
Marcha en Minneapolis por el día internacional de lxs trabajadores para los derechos de lxs inmigrantes y trabajadores

1 DE MAYO 2019
3:30 PM
Calle Lake y Avenida Nicollet, Minneapolis

Aparta la fecha para salir a la calle para la marcha este año por los derechos de los inmigrantes y lxs trabajadores en el Día Internacional de lxs Trabajadores.

PARA ENDOSAR, MANDANOS UN MENSAJE O UN CORREO A MIRACMN@GMAIL.COM

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Public Naloxone Training
Dec
14
6:30 PM18:30

Public Naloxone Training

  • Lunds & Byerlys Uptown Minneapolis (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This training is open to the public to train and distribute naloxone, the medication used to reverse an opioid overdose.

At this training you will learn:
* What Naloxone (Narcan) is
* How it works when administered
* How to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose
* When to give naloxone
* Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to receive an OD prevention kit complete with three doses of naloxone.

*THIS IS NOT A CPR CLASS*

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Year End Celebration
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Year End Celebration

  • Pinwheel Arts and Movement Studio (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All are welcome to join us to celebrate and review our accomplishments and what we’ve been a part of this year - and our plans for 2019! If you're new to MN350, come and hear from our teams and learn how you can get involved. If you’re a current member, bring a friend to show off what we’ve pulled off this year together! Join us for a team presentation slideshow, music and potluck dinner from from 6 - 8:30pm at the Pinwheel Arts and Movement Studio, 2731 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406.

Think you can make it? Sign up today and reserve your spot, as space is limited: https://secure.everyaction.com/0hDwYzLLVEqTN9On6QqcjQ2

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Canvass for Transit Justice!
Dec
14
4:00 PM16:00

Canvass for Transit Justice!

  • MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

oin MN350 as we talk to transit riders about improving metro transit! We will be hopping on busses and talking to riders at stops about making transit safer for all, more affordable, and less toxic for the environment. Bus cards provided. New folks welcome: a training and debrief are included in the shift!

Sign up here so we know you're coming: https://secure.everyaction.com/p/wcmzcuO9wUOW_Z_SnQwJuQ2

Meet at MN350's Office located at 2410 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN.

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