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.
Members of the Sacramento Branch spoke before the California state senate judiciary committee on Tuesday, June 28, in opposition to AB 2844, the anti-BDS Act of 2016.
WILPF will be sending out an email soon to all WILPF US members requesting that you help us update our records. This email will allow you to review the information that we have in our database and then give you the opportunity to update this information. This is particularly important for branch affiliation. In many cases we have members listed in the At-Large Branch, when in fact you should be in a branch that is near to your geographic location. The email that you will receive will explain this in greater detail. Please do open the email when it arrives and review the information.