Milwaukee, August 9, 2019: Lanterns For Peace

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Lanterns for Peace

1859 N 40th Street, Milwaukee, Urban Ecology Center, 6-9 P.M.

Annual Commemoration of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Peace Action of Wisconsin presents a beautiful, family friendly, cultural event based on a traditional Japanese ritual.

6:00 pm Making of traditional Japanese lanterns, origami, story-telling and other family activities.

7:30 pm Commemorative Program, inclg. Pardeep Kaleeka, of the Interfaith Conf., whose father was murdered 7 years ago, as President of the Sikh temple in Oak Creek — one of countless victims of white supremacy.

8:30 pm Ceremonial floating of Japanese Lanterns in the lagoon

No More Hiroshimas! No More Nagasakis!

No More Nuclear Weapons!

Organized by Peace Action of WI. Co-sponsors: End the Wars Coalition of Milwaukee, Veterans for Peace, United Nations Association of Milwaukee, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, WI Green Party, 350 Milwaukee, Mother’s Organizing Center, Casa Maria Catholic Worker, Milwaukee Cuba Coalition, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Voces de la Frontera, Wisconsin Bail Out the People and more.

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