Today in 1971: Five days of anti-war May Day protests began in Washington, D.C., resulting in over 14,000 arrests—the largest mass civil disobedience in U.S. history.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Celebrate May Day with the UW Democratic Socialists of America, screening the documentary “Workers’ Republic” by Andrew Friend, about the 2008 strike at Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago. This is tonight from 7 to 9pm on the UW Madison campus, in 1101 Mosse Humanities Building, 455 North Park Street. This is free and open to the public. Call Brian at 602-684-2814 for more info.
Tomorrow is Juvenile in Justice – a talk with Professor Richard Ross about his current exhibition about the shocking disparities in our criminal justice system. A reception follows. This is tomorrow from 4 to 6pm at UW-Madison, Education Bldg Art Gallery, 1000 Bascom Hill. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Friday, May 17, students at Black Hawk, O’Keeffe and Sherman middle schools will participate in the “B.O.S.S. Fun Run,” which aims to improve student health and wellness while doubling as a fundraiser for these schools. You can get involved by making a tax-deductible donation in support of Health & Wellness programs at these schools. Visit the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools at fmps.org/donate and find the ABC fund for Sherman Middle School. To help in other ways or for more info, call Brandon at 204-4435 or email email@example.com