The newly restored Golden Rule historic nuclear abolition/peace boat returned to Humboldt Bay October 16 after her journey to San Diego for the Veterans For Peace National Convention. Crewmember Helen Jaccard credits WILPFers and other women with the success of the voyage.
Triangle Branch celebrated WILPF’s 100-year and the Triangle Branch’s 80-year anniversaries with an Evening of Celebration, Solidarity, and Resistance on November 6 in Chapel Hill, NC.
WILPF US asks the US government to halt the sale of penetrator bombs to Israel, and to cease all military aid to Israel until it ends the occupation of Palestine. The statement also calls for an international conference to be convened by the UN Security Council.
International WILPF will join climate justice activists in Paris as they march November 29 on the eve of the UN climate conference (COP 21) and participate in the People’s Climate Summit on December 5-6.
A new project funded by a WILPF mini-grant will provide printed materials for branches and members to engage their communities on the combined impact of climate, trade and war on women and families. Read how it will work!
Kristin Alder, Brandy Robinson, Altaira Hatton, Rachel Nagin, and Melissa Torres represented WILPF US at the United Nations Peace Forum on October 29.
President Barack Obama continues to implement policies that impact travel and trade between the US and Cuba since his original announcement last December of normalizing relations between our two countries –but it’s up to Congress to end the blockade.
Statement of the Women's International League For Peace and Freedom, United States Section, on the Horrific Bombing Attack by the United States of America Military Air Forces on the Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) Civilian Hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2015
Joining together to stop this next stage of corporate rule by free trade agreement.
Fast Track passed. Now the TPP deal is finalized. Before Pres. Obama signs and sends the TPP to Congress for an up or down vote...it's time mobilize!
We must stop the TPP in Congress.
California WILPF members left the September 19 cluster meeting energized to work on state legislation, national issues and connecting with international ideals. Forty-five women from eight branches brought questions, proposals and experience to the gathering hosted by the San Jose Branch.