Today in 1966: Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales founds the Crusade for Justice, a Chicano activist group, in Denver, Colorado, and marks his departure from the Democratic Party.
It was the beginning of a nationalist strategy for the attainment of Chicano civil rights.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow, the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 31 will present a Magic Show to benefit the Samaritan Counseling Center in Monona.This is at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sun Prairie, 550 Lincoln Drive. There is a small admission fee and doors open at noon. For info, visit samaritancounselingcenterwi.org
This Sunday, the Wilmar Center is having it’s first Kids Disco Party with DJ Nick Nice! Balloons, face painting, and juice boxes provided to all kids. There is a small admission fee. This is Sunday from 2 to 4pm at the Wilmar Center, 953 Jenifer Street.
Sunday is the Building Involvement Globally Climate Event! Join climate activists for fun, collaboration, and action. Explore the climate exhibit; find your climate voice in words, art or music; learn how to start a climate conversation with your elected officials or in your community; and more. Hosted by the Madison Climate Coalition, this is Sunday from 1 to 5pm at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, 330 Femrite Drive in Monona. More info at 257-4994.
On Sunday, Ksama Sawant, Socialist Alternative candidate for the Washington State Legislature, will speak about the need for the 99% to have a party of their own. Come discuss building an alternative to the two parties of Wall Street and find out how you can help. This is Sunday at 2pm at the Fountain, 122 State Street. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org