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September 2017

Next steps after Congress, petition campaign to support the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, Keep Space for Peace Week, justice and protest events in Palm Beach, Boston, and St. Louis. 


The WILPF US 33rd Triennial Congress has come and gone, but the memories live on!



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Continue the dialogue, plan next steps for DISARM/End Wars' new petition campaign and two new initiatives from the 33rd Triennial Congress during the ONE WILPF CALL on September 14.

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A dramatic outcome of our recent Congress in Chicago was the whole-hearted support for a national campaign to support the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty.

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What does NAFTA renegotiation have to do with María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, a 53-year-old Nahua woman, traditional medicine practitioner, and mother of three who is running for President of Mexico?

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Since 2001, the Global Network has organized Keep Space for Peace Week each October. WILPF has long been a co-sponsor, and all are invited to participate.


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There was exciting news at Congress about how our development efforts could take off, if members supported the BUY WILPF A CUP OF COFFEE Campaign.
 
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Palm Beach WILPFers took part in the June 25 rally for justice held in Lake Worth, Florida, to support family and friends of police shooting victim Philando Castile.


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Members of the Boston Branch were among those at the Boston march protesting the neo-Nazi "free speech" rally on August 19, 2017.



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The St. Louis Branch of WILPF held its annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance on Sunday, August 6, 2017, this year commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the bombings.


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