Today in 1983: A congressional commission releases a report condemning the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War Two, calling it a “grave injustice.”
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is a discussion of Labor Notes’ new book, How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers. Sponsored by the TAA and the Labor and Working Class Studies Project and endorsed by the South Central Federation of Labor, the book tells how to work with communities, organize a caucus, run for office, and much more. This is tonight at 7pm at Madison’s Labor Temple, 1602 South Park Street. For questions or to RSVP, call 718-284-4144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Middleton Outreach Ministry end hunger in our community! Teams are needed to compete in the fourth annual Canstruction Madison, by building structures out of canned and packaged food. The event will be held at KEVA Sports Center on May 1st, and team registration is happening now! For more info, call Elaine 826-3414, or visit canstructionmadison.org.
The Respite Center is a safe place for kids, ages birth to fourteen, whose families are under stress or in crisis. They are looking for volunteers to play with kids four hours a week. Training is required. Call 244-5730 for details.