WILPF US has received word of the death on August 18, 2016, of Paij Wadley-Bailey, of Montpelier, Vermont. We also remember Ellen B. Blosser, Adele Kearney, and Margaret Dawson Stein.
WILPF US has migrated and updated its email list serve accounts. Be sure you have the correct information. And, join WILPF on Twitter!
WILPF US will be sending a delegation to the 61st Commission on the Status of Women March 11-18, 2017 in New York City as part of WILPF’s UN Practicum in Advocacy, open to students and to WILPF members.
WILPF US and its Earth Democracy and Advancing Human Rights national issue committees issued a statement of solidarity with those who oppose construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, and branches take action.
The 15th annual Vermont WILPF Gathering at Wing Farm, Rochester, VT, took place in late August, with some 22 WILPF women from Vermont, Boston, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Iowa in attendance.
The Protect Monterey County coalition’s campaign for Measure Z, which will ban fracking and acidizing, phase out wastewater injection, and stop the drilling of new oil wells, is in full swing.
In a special celebration on Sunday, September 18, the Santa Barbara WILPF group honored longtime members Dorothy Holland, Deborah Winant, and Judith Evered.
Before the COP 22 Climate Summit, November 7-18, join the worldwide call for women and girls to showcase their climate justice struggles and solutions by posting photos and statements or by organizing educational events, community projects, protests, and marches.
. . . and building peace means ending war. We can’t do either by ourselves as WILPF. We continue working in coalition with other peace movement leaders to do both.