Today in 2004: The March for Women’s Lives draws a record 1.15 million people to Washington, D.C.
The marchers wanted to protect legal and safe access to reproductive services including abortion, birth control and emergency contraception. Organized by a coalition, the March for Women’s Lives was the largest protest in U.S. history.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow, Inner Fire Yoga, both the West and Campus studio locations, will offer free yoga classes, with donations accepted. There will be a silent auction, live raffle, food, music, and a henna artist. All proceeds will donate Domestic Abuse Intervention Services of Dane County. This is tomorrow from 5 to 8pm at both locations, 777 University Avenue, Room 209, and at 5003 University Avenue. More info at 608-661-0167.
Tomorrow is a March for People, Planet, and Peace over Profit, with speakers on economic justice, environmental justice, and how to take the democracy back from corporate interests. Part of the Global Climate Convergence, this is tomorrow at 12 noon at the Library Mall.
Tomorrow is Sustainable Saturday Night with a potluck, sustainability open mic, and sing-a-long tribute to Pete Seeger. This is tomorrow at 6pm at James Reeb Unitarian Universalist, 2146 East Johnson. More info at 608-620-5341.
Sunday is an Earth Day Open House for Peace and Justice. This family-friendly event is Sunday from 1 to 5pm at the Farley Center, 2299 Spring Rose Road in Verona. More info at farleycenter.org/
Sunday is “Finding Joy: Art, Textiles and Travel” – an Emeritus lecture by Leslee Nelson. This free event is Sunday at 2pm at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street. Call Emily at 262-3733 for more info.
Next Monday is a Peace Vigil. In honor of May Day, the Madison Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom will feature information about the Economic Impact of War. This is Monday, April 28th at 12 noon at the corner of MLKJ Boulevard and Doty Street, in front of the downtown Post Office.