US WILPFers join global protests for justice
Activists report directly to you: Melissa Torres on rallying with our LIMPAL sisters for the 43 disappeared students in Mexico, and Odile Hugonot Haber on the annual vigil to shut down the School of the Americas. Ten delegates will go to The Hague Congress in April, and others can join in Conference activities. Spread the word that there are still openings for members and university students at the UN Commission on the Status of Women next March in NYC. Watch for news from Vienna on disarmament. Contact Randa Solick for a report from the 2014 Women’s Congress for Future Generations.
US, Mexico Sections plan joint projects
In Mexico to follow up on the WILPF US agreement at our Congress in Detroit to support a binational collaboration between our Section and LIMPAL Mexico, Melissa Torres was on hand for the uprising in support of the missing 43 students of Ayotzinapa... Read more >>
WILPF at School of the Americas Action
November 21-23 weekend protests against the Stewart Detention Center and the infamous School of the Americas (SOA) included members from the Washington DC and Triangle (NC) branches... Read more >>
Delegates Named to International Congress
Selected to attend 2015 Congress in The Hague, representing the US section are delegates Mary Hanson Harrison (president), Regina Birchem; Barbara Neilsen; Carol Urner; and Joan Ecklein. Vote online now for the US foremothers to honor at The Hague. Learn how to register for the Conference... Read more >>
Local2Global and UN Practicum –Apply by December 15
Applications close December 15 for two WILPF US programs at the UN’s 59th Commission on the Status of Women March 7-15, 2015 in New York City...
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Opportunity to host lesbian activist from Cuba
WILPF’s Cuba and the Bolivarian Alliance Issues Committee is proud to announce the upcoming tour of Isel Calzadilla Acosta, founder and coordinator of Las Isabelas, the first lesbian group in Santiago de Cuba... Read more >>
Steps toward abolishing nuclear weapons
Jackie Cabasso and Alice Slater of our committee are attending two nuclear disarmament meetings this month in Vienna on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear War... Read more >>
More to celebrate
December 10 has been declared Jane Addams Day in Illinois, and on that day, Hull House in Chicago will host a 5-9pm event, Care and Resistance: Stories, workshops and actions for peace
Jane Addams book club in Santa Cruz
Victory for homeless campaign in Palo Alto
Branches in West plan for Centennial event... Read more >>
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