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April 2017

Rise up and join women organizing for action at Congress 2017, hearing from the Commission on the Status of Women, celebrating International Women's Day, helping to 'End the Whole Nuclear Era' and solitary confinement torture, protecting our water commons.  



Remember * Reclaim * Reimagine--WILPF US 33rd Triennial Congress, July 27-30, 2017, Chicago IL.



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The annual gathering of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN in New York City involves more global citizens in UN processes than any other UN event. Women care about the UN.

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How exciting it was for San Diego members to participate in a successful panel presentation, a parallel event at the United Nations' CSW61, March 17.


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Solidarity events are moving forward in 26 branches across the US, and the benefits for WILPF US and for our branches are wide-ranging. Turns out, Solidarity is fun and empowering.

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WILPF US branches around the country marked March 8, International Women's Day, by being bold for change. Here are three accounts, from both coasts.


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Native Americans and indigenous peoples worldwide know water sustains life and is sacred. Their relationship with the natural world is unique. The Standing Rock Lakota opposition to the DAPL is to protect the sacredness of our water commons for all people.

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Tucson, Des Moines, and Detroit Branches hold novel events to raise funds-and awareness. 


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The Charlottesville, VA City Council voted unanimously to oppose the Trump budget proposal because of its large increase in military spending. This is a great idea for Global Days of Action on Military Spending!

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The Greater Phoenix Branch has been busy with tabling and other activities for public exposure, and it's working.

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WILPF will again play a big role in the voyage of the Golden Rule Anti-Nuclear Protest Boat as she sails to most California ports this summer, from Eureka to San Diego and up the Sacramento River.

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Since 2012, over 2,500 prisoners in California have been released from solitary into general prison population, and WILPF Santa Cruz continues the work to end solitary confinement, mass incarceration, and human rights abuses of currently and formerly incarcerated people.

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