[MKE - Indymedia] PeaceFest at MU on Sunday: Celebrate 1968-2008 Milwaukee 14, Military presence on campus

Art Heitzer aheitzer at igc.org
Thu Sep 25 00:24:36 PDT 2008


      For Immediate Release and Distribution
      CELEBRATE
      40TH ANNIVERSARY OF
      MILWAUKEE - 14 AND RESISTANCE TO MARQUETTE HOSTING THE MILITARY 
       Forty Years Ago  fourteen people removed approximately 10,000 draft files from the Milwaukee’s Selective Service office and burned them with home-made napalm.

      Forty Years Ago students and faculty at Marquette University asked Marquette to be faithful to the Gospel and No Longer Host Schools of Military Science.

      The required selective system was ended but participation in "unjust, illegal and immoral" wars continues.  The Marquette Military training program has expanded to four departments of military sciences serving students from 9 colleges and university in the metro Milwaukee Area.

      PEACEFEST WILL BE BE SUNDAY, SEPT. 28TH, 3-6PM AT HENKE COURTYARD AT THE NE CORNER OF 12TH AND WISCONSIN.

      There will be Speakers, Milwaukee 14 members, Students from the resistance, past and present, veterans and peace activist.

      There will be Music from Harvey Taylor and friends,  Jason Moon and others.

      There will be displays tables of Milwaukee 14, Resistance History Pictures, Peace Action, Iraq Moratorium and other groups involved in peace and justice.

      There will be a march and memorial service to honor  and pray for those in the military and civilians that have been injured or died in the war in Iraq.

      There will be food and drink for all, Games and Kites and other fun activities.

      By coming together in Peace, remembering and celebrating, we can end this war and stop the training on campus in values and  war contrary to our core American values and our Faith.
      For more information on Peacefest see the flyer at PEACEFEST or
      Milwaukee 14 Today 
      40 Year History of Nonviolent Resistance To Military At Marquette 
      Marquette, Be Faithful to the Gospel and No Longer Host Departments of Military Science

      Contact Information: Bob Graf at www.nonviolentworm.org 414 3794162 bobsyouruncle at nonviolentworm.org or
      Patrick Kennelly, Casa Maria Catholic Worker Community, 312 206 6023 <kennellyp at gmail.com>

      There are flyers printed or electronic available. Groups, media, friends of peace, please pass on this celebration to all you can reach. "The Way to Peace is Peace".

      "Be the change you wish to see in the world."  (Gandhi)

      MUPeace at nonviolentworm.org 
     
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