On July 19, the Fresno Branch held its DVD premiere of “Crude Beyond Belief,” a film about touring the fracking industry, made possible by a WILPF US minigrant.
The Greater Philadelphia Branch honors peace activist Elisabeth Leonard and engages in actions and community outreach on Tax Day, Earth Day, and at the Democratic National Convention.
The Monterey County Branch has worked for years to bring attention to the danger of using electronic voting machines.
Pittsburgh members join the parade, work on a CEDAW ordinance, and look forward to events on eradicating racism and advocating for a nuclear-free future.
The Des Moines Branch honors Food and Water Watch founder and executive director Wenonah Hauter and longtime peace activist Sherry Hutchison at the 2016 Strong Feisty Woman Award ceremony.
On June 29, Hattie Nestel was one of 23 arrested in a nonviolent direct action to stop work on Spectra Energy’s fracked gas pipeline, West Roxbury, MA. Almost 150 people have been arrested to date in sustained resistance to this pipeline.
A People’s Tribunal to hold Monsanto accountable will take place October 14-16 at The Hague. Plan now to sponsor an action in October.
Tucson WILPF members held a press conference outside Tucson City Hall on May 3, 2016, in honor of Mothers Day, to ask that militaristic art be replaced with artwork reflecting community and intentional kindness.
The commitment of WILPF members Helga Herz and Joy Marks and the generosity of the Detroit Branch offer important lessons for us all . . . and remind us that we still need bake sales.