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November 2017
Applications open for the 2018 WILPF UN Local2Global and Practicum in Advocacy programs, what you can do the help END THE WHOLE NUCLEAR ERA, a new TV series co-hosted by WILPF member on "The Future We Need ... And How to Get It," Weekly Wednesday Twitter Storms and MORE, in this month's eNews..  
 

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2017 UN Programs participants and faculty gather in the UN General Assembly room prior to a panel presentation on women's economic empowerment at the Commission on the Status of Women.  

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Because of recent concerns about North Korea; Fukushima; nuclear facilities in the paths of hurricanes, tornados and fires; and the hazards of transporting radioactive waste, Americans have nuclear weapons AND nuclear power on their minds much more than before.

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The well-attended WILPF Fall Gathering was an opportunity for new and old members to meet each other and hear reports from Randa Solick who attended the 2017 Democracy Convention, and from the three members.

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WILPF leader Cindy Domingo is the recipient of the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation's 2017 Kip Takuda Award for her outstanding contributions to the organization and the Asian Pacific Islander community.

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Join other WILPF members on a conference call and online for a FUN NEW WAY to SPREAD THE WORD about our online petition to support the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty. Join us in our WEEKLY WEDNESDAY TWITTER STORMS!

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The Greater Philadelphia Branch participated in the "Celebrating Activism Forum" organized by the Raging Grannies of Philadelphia, in conjunction with The Art Museum of Philadelphia's exhibit, "Philadelphia Assembled."
 
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On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Maine Branch of WILPF hosted the second of a three-part series based on the Gensuikyo's call for an international PEACE WAVE.


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WILPF Monterey County Branch co-sponsored a panel discussion on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the McCone Irvine Auditorium, Monterey CA.

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The growing U.S. network of military bases and outposts is justified to protect our empire of political and economic allies no matter the financial, human and environmental costs.

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WILPF Monterey Country Branch is screening "A Bold Peace: Costa Rica's path of demilitarization," on Sunday November 11, 2-4pm, at the Monterey Public Library (open to the public).

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