Today in 1941: The first groups of World War Two conscientious objectors were ordered to report to camp at Patapsco, Maryland.
They and others formed the Civilian Public Service during the war. They performed various duties, among others being trained as smoke jumpers dealing with forest fires.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
The Radicals and Progressives “Meet and Eat” is tonight at 5pm at the Orient House Restaurant, 626 South Park Street. More info at 249-0879.
The History of Political Economy Group meets tonight from 6:30 to 8:30pm at 404 South Park Street, Apartment 2 – above the University Audio store, apartment entrance in rear of the building. Newcomers are welcome. Bring snacks and beverages of your choice. More info at 256-1261.
International Professionals is hosting its monthly May Happy Hour today from 6 to 8pm at the Cardinal Bar, 418 East Wilson Street. Celebrate Mexican Heritage at this Cinco de Mayo event and connect with Madison’s global community. Learn more at internationalprofessionals.org.
Next weekend, the Central Wisconsin Action Camp will bring together organizers and activists from the Great Lakes region for a series of trainings, discussions, and workshops to challenge environmental and economic problems. To register for the action camp or more info, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. For carpooling from Madison, please contact: email@example.com