Weekend Schedule



Milwaukee 14 Today, 50 Year Celebration. September 21-24


[Tentative Schedule]

Friday, September, 21, 2018 at Central United Methodist Church, 639 North 25th Street, Milwaukee, WI53233.

7pm.  Gathering. Refreshments provided


7:30  Welcome by Bob Graf.  Multi Media Slide Show of 1968 and Milwaukee 14 by Bill Kwapy


8pm Social Gathering of Friends


Saturday, September 22, 2018 Central United Methodist Church


10am Keynote Speaker Jim Forest:  Tough Questions about the Milwaukee 14.

11am Storyteller “Bad Brother: Religion and Politics in 68” Written and Performed by Loren Niemi

12 Lunch.


1pm. Milwaukee 14 Nonviolent Direct Action. Experiences and reflections by members of the Milwaukee 14 and similar actions. Moderator Rosalie Riegle. Panel TBA. M-14 members and others from similar actions.

2pm Break

2:30 Nonviolent Direct Action Today, resisting "racism, excessive materialism, and militarism. " Leaders in social justice and peace movements today talk about their tactics and strategies. Panel TBA

Moderator Brian Terrell.

6pm-9pm 68 Reunion Dinner: Milwaukee 14, Casa Maria Catholic Workers, RESPOND/SURE at Marquette, Open Housing Marches and More St. Ben's Catholic Church Hall, 1015 N. 9th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233. Reservations Needed Details to come.


Sunday, Sept 23 AM

10:30 am Liturgy at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, 1015 N 9th St, Milwaukee, WI 53233

11:30 -1:30 Revisit North 21st Street brunch at Larry and Roseanne Mathias

2pm Keynote speaker Brian Terrell Central United Methodist Church: Spirit of Milwaukee 14 Alive in Peace and Justice Movements Today "

3:30 Film Hit and Stay:  A feature-length documentary about priests and nuns who protested the Vietnam War by breaking into draft boards, destroying draft records, and then waiting around to be arrested. Their actions inspired a movement, which shaped the anti-war movement and helped bring an end to the draft.


7-10 pm Concert at Coffee House. 631 N. 19th. Music of Peace and Justice, Open to all Milwaukee Metro residents. Special Guest, Harvey Taylor and others.


Monday, Sept. 24. 10am. 235 W. Wells


10am.  Memorial Service and Call to Action at Plankington and Wells, site of Milwaukee 14 action