Tucson WILPF and Raging Grannies were recently out at a Tucson mall for a flash mob, telling folks to "Kick the Millionaires Out of Congress & Boycott Big Corporations!!!"
November 11, 2017, marked Jane Addams Day in the state of Massachusetts, the backdrop to an ambitious and well-received forum, Rediscovering Jane Addams in a Time of Crisis, held in Northampton, Massachusetts.
It is time to think and dream about a project for which your Branch or Issue Committee might want help with funding.
This past year, WILPF-Madison has sponsored and participated in numerous events promoting the peace and freedom of our local communities, as well as our sisters and fellow-activists globally.
The United States has troops stationed in over 800 military bases around the world. With the additional 19 aircraft carrier battle groups, the global domination of the world has become the nexus of U.S. foreign policy.
In the 2017 WILPF US Board elections (see results below), no one ran for two positions on the Board: Personnel Chair and At-Large Member. The Board, according to the Bylaws, may appoint interim Board members.
WILPF leader Cindy Domingo is the recipient of the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation’s 2017 Kip Takuda Award for her outstanding contributions to the organization and the Asian Pacific Islander community.
2017 UN Programs participants and faculty gather in the UN General Assembly room prior to a panel presentation on women's economic empowerment at the Commission on the Status of Women. Shown: Eliza Garbutt, Melissa Torres, Barbara Nielsen, Dixie Hairston, Blanca Gerard, Caitlin Plummer, Rylan Flugence, Mikayla Varunok.
Because of recent concerns about North Korea; Fukushima; nuclear facilities in the paths of hurricanes, tornados and fires; and the hazards of transporting radioactive waste, Americans have nuclear weapons AND nuclear power on their minds much more than before.