WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM
WILPF 2005 - CELEBRATING 90 YEARS OF PEACEMAKING
Every first Saturday of the month: 9:30 A.M. WILPF Boston Monthly meeting at Community Church, 565 Boylston Street, Copley Square
The collection of portraits for the PEACE WOMEN GALLERY which was displayed at the Boston Social Forum in July, 2004 was a lovely tribute to women both better known and not so well known. This was inspired by the world wide project to suggest the names of 1000 women of peace for the Nobel Peace Prize. See the list of Peace Women!
ONGOING BOSTON WILPF PROJECTSUFORJE
Uforge is joining Partakers project of helping a prisoner get an education. This requires mentors for the prisoner and doing some legislative lobbying. To participate in Uforge and the Partakers project contact Audley: AudleyJean@cs.com
BU Biolab Protest events: if you want to join contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
WILPF has been a long time supporter of
at every level of
its organization. Along with other women's and human rights
organizations, WILFP is actively engaged in several strategies
designed to make CEDAW more meaningful to women around the world. Here at our Branch,
we've already committed to lobbying Sen. Kerry to push for
ratification in the Senate. We may be able to create the
opportunity to take this initiative a step further and work to
make Massachusetts an example of the progressive application of
the CEDAW standard in the legal and economic context of the U.S.
Corporations: call 617-734-6947
War Crimes: call 617-244-8054
If you want to join one of these groups please call 617-244-8054.
Tecschange Workshop on using computers.
We need people to appear at appropriate city council meetings, State House and other community meetings. Contact Audley AudleyJean@cs.com
WILPF Boston puts out a Newsletter which all members receive. If you wish to contribute an article or an announcement for the newsletter, please email it to Claire and put "for newsletter" in the subject heading.
On June 9, 2002
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
held a delightful dinner honoring May Takayanagi and Nell Elperin.
The Raging Grannies sang. Click to see more pictures.
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