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  • Mother’s Day micro action flyer
  • Mother’s Day as a Day for Peace
    Few Americans are aware that early advocates of Mother’s Day in the United States originally envisioned it as a day of peace, to honor and support mothers who lost sons and husbands to the carnage of the Civil War. In…
  • Mother’s Day for Peace Micro-Action
    We are emulating the fantastic idea of our Cape Cod sister branch by creating a Mother’s Day micro action! We can all participate and unlike some of our formal actions and events, doesn’t require much time, effort or resources to…
  • Ally Spotlight: Margaret Hermes, Missouri Coalition for the Environment
    You have been involved in environmental activities in Missouri for some time, but I understand you are also a fiction writer. Tell us about yourself, and how you came to environmental activism. Did you spend time in nature in your…
  • “Think of it as a compass for human prosperity in the 21st Century.”, Kate Raworth
    by Judy Davis, Women, Money & Democracy TIME magazine’s article describing how Amsterdam, Portland, and Philadelphia are using Kate Raworth’s Doughnut economic model to guide their rebuilding provides an encouraging introduction to New economics theory.  I can’t wait to read…
  • My Journey to Nonviolence
    by Cara Jensen When I first joined WILPF, I was familiar, but not knowledgeable about the teachings of non-violence and pacifism. Upon reading and learning more and more, the concept seems to be fitting me like a glove, or perhaps…
  • Things to Ponder: Our History, The Present, The Future
    Peggy Foege, Board Member During the months of February and March, every Tuesday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, WILPF -St.Louis has been having discussions about the book ‘Caste’ by Isabel Wilkerson. For those unfamiliar with this book it explores the…
  • 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…
  • WILPF US Earth Democracy webinar
    Using the Earth Democracy/Military Poisons Website and “PFAS and the Military” Projects Combating Military Poisons and Valuing Water  On Sunday, March 21st–the day before World Water Day–WILPF US Earth Democracy Committee and Vermont PFAS and Military Poisons Coalition are offering…
  • Suspend US Military Exercises in South Korea
    WILPF has signed on to this petition as an organizing group. Join us to call on President Biden to suspend the annual US-South Korea (ROK) combined military exercises.
  • WILPF St. Louis EiF TPNW Day
    Nukes are Illegal now! Today, they have the same status as all the other Weapons of Mass, indiscriminate, horrible, immoral, Destruction. So we celebrated it, Friday, January 22,2021. St.Louis WILPF spent the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)…
  • Peace Essay Scholarship
    for Missouri high school juniors  The St. Louis branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)  seeks essays by Missouri high school juniors, 3 to 5 pages in length, discussing how  conflicts can be peacefully resolved.  WILPF is…
  • 2021 Book Club
    2021 Book Club Join WILPF St.Louis for a book discussion every Tuesday at noon via zoom, February and March, as we follow Isabel Wilkerson’s masterful comparison of her ‘8 parts of Caste systems’ in India, Nazi Germany and the United…
  • United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Demonstration
    In one afternoon the entire world could be gone. Yes, it’s a depressing thought. It is essential to get rid of nukes before they get rid of us. We have pervasive Russian cyber terrorism right now. Lone wolf or terrorist…
  • St. Louis Branch Launches Screwnomics Project
    https://wilpfus.org/news/updates/st-louis-branch-launches-screwnomics-project The St. Louis branch of WILPF took on the Screwnomics project as a means of bridge-building to the local community. The project means to offer a free, fun, feisty, feminist intro. to macroeconomics. It also aims to be an…
  • Joyce Best Honored with Ethics in Action Award
    Joyce Best, a teacher, librarian, and activist for peace and racial equality, was honored on October 6, 2019, with the Ethical Society of St. Louis’s Ethics in Action Award. Joyce is a longtime WILPF member and leader, having joined the…
  • Yvonne Logan In Memoriam
    WILPF US President Mary Hanson Harrison shared with members the news that Yvonne Logan, “a dynamic and devoted past-president and patron of WILPF US,” died on Saturday, June 24, in St. Louis, Missouri. Yvonne was 97. In her message, Mary…
  • Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki with WILPF

“Justice is love correcting that which revolts against love”

— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Our ultimate objective in learning about anything is to try to create and develop a more just society.”

— Yuri Kochiyama

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

— Edmund Burke