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Mission

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) has been working since 1915 to unite women worldwide who oppose oppression and exploitation. WILPF stands for equality of all people in a world free of racism, sexism, and homophobia; the…

Actions & Events

Attend Local Actions and Events sponsored both by our branch and our allies. Support the WILPF goals of peace, justice and feminist democracy throughout the region. July 31, 2021 Monthly board meeting July 31, 2021  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  …

What We Do

As a WILPF branch, we are part of a community of experienced activists, linked with sisters in over 35 countries. As a public, united face, we speak out about how policies and politics affect women and families. Internationally and on…

Latest News

Tabling at Farmer’s Markets

by Cara Jensen Connie and I were at the University City farmer’s market on Saturday, 17 July to raise awareness of our branch and provide information about WILPF. It was a beautiful overcast, slightly breezy day so we were pleased…

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Can you really love your enemy?

by Cara Jensen This is the name of a podcast I listened to recently from the 2013 Greenbelt Festival, given by Sami Awad. He is the executive director of Holy Land Trust, a Palestinian nonprofit organisation that works at both…

Ally Spotlight – Erica Williams, Healthy Flavor Community Garden and A Red Circle

by Lynn Sableman Today, I had a lovely lunch, on a protected porch, at the bustling Ferguson Brewing Company. It was a short ride from the “Healthy Flavor Community Garden”, where Erica Williams and Louise Collins and I had just…

Hiroshima & Nagasaki Memorial 2021

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Lynn’s Corner – Summer issue

It’s a Wonderful World if we open our hearts to see it. With more than half of American adults  fully vaccinated, our lives are on track for a safe recovery. There are still vaccine hesitant  people in the United States…

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Lynn’s Corner – Spring issue

Lynn Sableman, Board President What has COVID time been like for you? I hope you have managed to stay well. For me, there has been a wonderful confluence of material to read and time to do it. I say wonderful…

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