Tools for education, action, and media prepared by the Earth Democracy & Corporation v Democracy Issues Committee
Elections for board representatives are coming soon. Watch for the envelope with your ballot materials. Members will be voting for: Treasurer, Membership Development Chair, and At-Large. Candidates’ resumes and statements will be posted by October 7 at wilpfus.org/story/candidates-documents
We, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom - US Section (WILPF US), applaud President Barack Obama for moving to restore full diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba for the first time in over fifty years. Those years revealed a failed policy by the US, and some remarkable achievements by the small, struggling nation of Cuba.
Look around you -- whether in your local community, nationally, or globally, it's painfully easy to see: these are times that urgently call for both involvement and leadership – your leadership.
The Working Groups can establish sub-groups if they identify the need for that to make the work more effective. The members of the Working Groups should be prepared to spend a lot of time to ensure that the groups are effective and – in the end - contribute to the 100th anniversary with concrete, hands-on activities and outcomes.
Keep Space for Peace October 6–13: Calling all WILPFers to join in resisting war in, from and through space.
On September 22, WILPF and Earth Democracy joins the growing coalition in the Global Frackdown Day of Action calling for a global BAN on fracking. Join this growing and powerful people’s movement to ban fracking not just in the U.S., but world-wide. This is one big step toward environmental and climate justice that will help secure national and international peace and freedom now and for future generations.
The Corporations vs Democracy Working Group and the Food Democracy/Local Economy subcommittee of the Earth Democracy Committee have prepared an informational introduction to Monsanto Corporation’s ‘crimes’ against the environment, food security, human rights and democracy.
On Wednesday, June 6, 2012, WILPF, U.S. convened a Roundtable Discussion in conjunction with Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) and Congressman Russ Carnahan (MO-3) on implementation of the U.S. National Action on Women, Peace and Security.
The Invisible War is a groundbreaking investigative documentary about the shameful and underreported epidemic of rape within the US military. With stark clarity and escalating revelations, The Invisible War exposes the rape epidemic in the armed forces, investigating the institutions that perpetuate it as well as its profound personal and social consequences.