. . . 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.
A large group of WILPF members and around 200 peace activists attended the World Beyond World conference in Washington, DC, that convened September 23-26, 2016.
The Ann Arbor WILPF Branch had the pleasure of hosting International WILPF President Kozue Akibayashi for dinner before her guest lecture at the University of Michigan International Institute.
Detroit, Santa Cruz, Des Moines, and Tucson help keep WILPF US strong; new branches join WILPF; members join in ONE WILPF calls to connect; share your stories; and buy WILPF a cup of coffee!
Elections for board representatives are coming soon. Watch for the envelope with your ballot materials, and meet the candidates in a conference call. Members will be voting for three positions: Treasurer, Membership Development Chair, and At-Large.
The Development Chair issues a challenge to members to describe their passions for WILPF, their experience in WILPF, and their hopes for WILPF.
The new Central and Western MA Branch celebrated World Refugee Day by experiencing the beauty of the outdoors in a joyful, cross-cultural sharing for women and children from Rwanda and Burundi.
On August 19, in Geneva, governments participating in the open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament adopted a recommendation to commence negotiations in 2017 on a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons.
Invest in our peace work for as little as the price of a cup of coffee. Starting in September, WILPF US will institute a new sustainer program of donating to WILPF. It’s easy and painless. And we need you.
Governor Brown no longer qualifies as an environmentalist. Failing to enact a moratorium on fracking in California and to stop irrigation of crops with contaminated frack water, he’ll go down in history as caving to Big Oil and gas.