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Featured Peacemaker News / Events:

2015, an Anniversary Year:

Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers
20th Anniversary Year
Founded: October 22, 1995
in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary
of the Founding of the United Nations


Human Rights Day
December 10 Annually

Full Text of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers
and 20th Anniversary Celebration
with Student Essay Contest Winners
November 10, 2015
Perpich Center For The Arts High School


United Nations 70th Anniversary
Founded October 24, 1945

Link to the
United Nations Association of Minnesota



MN Congressional Delegation:
Support the Iran Deal

Hennepin County Commissioners:
Replace the UN Flag at Hennepin County Plaza


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