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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. February 9, 2023 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…

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War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict

Event at the Friends Meeting House Wednesday 7 December 20227pm

Successful Golden Rule Peace Boat event

St. Louis, MO: Morning of 10/29 – morning of 10/31.Docking at Sioux Harbor, near 1320 Second Street, Portage des Sioux– Boat tours 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on October 29, 30– October 30, 3:00 pm, Film, Presentations, Ethical Society –…

Celebrate the Arrival of the “Golden Rule” Peace Boat in St Louis

Photo by Melissa Thurod, Republican Eagle, Red Wing, MN Celebrate the Arrival of the“Golden Rule” Peace Boat Veterans for Peace is sailing in its campaign for a Nuclear-Free World! October 30, 2022, 3:00 to 5:00 pm Ethical Society of St….

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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