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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. October 13, 2022 ONE WILPF National Call: 7pm ET, 6pm CT, 5pm MT, 4pm…

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

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Speech at PeaceWorks KC’s remembrance of Hiroshima – Nagasaki

from NucNews Progress on treaty to prohibit nukes; focus on universities Note: Ann Suellentrop prepared these remarks for the annual program, Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Never Again! That program will be given Aug. 7 in Kansas City, MO. It will…

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News from our Allies – June 2022

Highlights from our Allies – news or actions that have come across our plate and we think you may like them too: Repeal the U.S. Military Selective Service Act – World beyond War The Supreme Court ruling: Q+A – Planned…

Ally Spotlight: Sustainability Seekers

What is Sustainability Seekers all about? I was not a member of PUCC when Sustainability Seekers was formed, but Polly Winkleman, who is our SS co chairman, helped set a Mission Statement which reads: “Recognizing the link between Christian faith…

Lynn’s Corner — Summer Issue

   Hi StLouis WILPF, I had the pleasure of spending a week at the picturesque utopian village, 100 year old Chautauqua Institute in upper New York State. I highly recommend it. The speaker I want to tell you about during the…

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Lynn’s Corner – Fall issue

From “The Conversation”Benjamin Neimark Senior Lecturer Lancaster University in consultation with Sustainability researcher Cara Kennelly say shrinking this US war machine is a must for climate mitigation. Studies show that action on climate change demands shuttering vast sections of the…

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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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