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Featured Peacemaker News / Events:


2014 Women's Congress
November 7-9


Beyond the Divide
Film at Parkway Theater
November 9, 2014

MAP 19th Annual Celebration
November 17, 2014
Paul Chappell, Guest Speaker
Author of "The Art of Waging Peace"


See MAP Calendar for details on peacemaker events.

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Holdover News Items

In 1970 Minnesota experienced the largest draft raid in American history, where over 54 draft boards - centralized in St.Paul and Minneapolis post offices - were raided and ten-thousand-plus “1A” files destroyed….. more

Season for Nonviolence
2007 was MAP's first observance of the 64-day Season for Nonviolence, January 30 through April 4. Remembering, respectively, the deaths of Mahatma Gandhi (Jan. 30, 1948) and Martin Luther King Jr (Apr. 4, 1968). We continue to observe each year ..details here

The US Peace Memorial Foundation has joined the nationwide
Peace is Patriotic Initiative. Celebrate Independence - Add your peace biography to the US Peace Registry

The US Peace Registry recognizes role models for a broad range of peace and antiwar activities.  Individuals who have written an antiwar letter to their representatives in Congress or to a newspaper are included, along with Americans who have devoted their lives to peace and opposing war.

MAP endorses the Apollo Alliance Project
See  www.apolloalliance.org for more information about the project. View copies of the letters MAP has sent to all state and national leaders about this project here.

Department of Peace: MAP has been on record since June, 2002, in support of establishing "a cabinet level Department of Peace to develop a change in the definition of and approach to national security.” More on the proposed department, and what you can do to support its establishment at www.dopcampaign.org.

MAP Issues Resolution Denouncing Torture in Iraq

The ForeSight20/20 video is still available for sale. DVDs and VHS versions of this thought-provoking video are available to the public at a very low price in order to encourage wide circulation and education. More info on actionelection.org website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

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Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers is a Peace and Justice Organization based in Minneapolis, MN