Today in 1966: Twenty thousand Buddhists march silently for peace in Hue, South Vietnam.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Today at 4pm is “Towards Collective Liberation: anti-racist organizing, feminist praxis and movement building strategy.” Chris Crass will be joined by local anti-racist organizers from Groundwork, and Chris Long with the University Diversity Team, to talk about the local manifestations of racial, gender and social justice organizing. This free event is at 3401 Sterling Hall, 475 North Charter Street. More info at wnpj.org.
Tonight, Growing Power Madison hosts a free community dinner from 6 to 8pm, with children’s activities and adult conversation. Meet community leaders and share your perspectives. Growing Power Madison hosts a Community Dinner the last Thursday of every month. The dinners take place at the Resilience Research Center, 501 East Badger Road. For more info, call Robert at 608-358-5834.
Tonight, the UW Animal Rights Society hosts a free talk, “Change Of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change” with author Nick Cooney. This is tonight at 7pm at 1202 W. Johnson Street, Room 107. For more info, call Gina at 608-446-2243.
Tonight, learn about the greatest rivers of America’s mid-section from John Sullivan, who has solo-paddled all the big rivers named after states. John will reflect on the state and fate of our big rivers from the seat of his canoe. Sponsored by River Alliance, this is at 7:30pm at the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street. More info at wisconsinrivers.org.