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February 2017

WILPF participates in women's marches around the US and the world; Cape
Cod issues an environmental action challenge; minigrant funds are
available; WILPF leadership needs you; Solidarity Event planning
progresses; WILPF US 33rd Congress 2017 in Chicago. 
 

WILPF US 33rd Triennial Congress 2017: Thursday, July 27 - Sunday, July 30



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Detroit WILPF joined with the Coalition of Labor Union Women and the Utility Workers of America to organize two buses from metro Detroit to Washington, DC, for the Women's March.

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WILPF members shared reports and messages about the January 21 women's marches, from across the US and from around the world.



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The Cape Cod Branch challenges every branch on International Women's Day to honor the women in your region who have led successful environmental actions and to challenge members to measure and reduce their individual and household carbon footprints.

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Join the February 9 ONE WILPF Call to hear from this month's guest speaker and learn the latest on the April Solidarity Event planning; help expand your branch and all of WILPF's media contacts; become a WILPF sustainer.

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Do you want to take your WILPF membership to another level? Consider applying for either of the two interim board positions: Personnel Chair and Program Chair. We need enthusiastic, active members to serve on the board and help lead our organization.

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The 2017 deadlines for minigrant applications will be February 15, June 1, and October 1. Guidelines and application forms for these grants, up to $2,500, are available on line.


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In Tucson, Jenise Porter, Lee Stanfield (Raging Granny), and other WILPF members took part in organizing a Save Medicare/Health Care for All event with a coalition of groups.


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WILPF members Suzanne Hedricks and Jan Harwood continue to be outspoken activists; Pittsburgh passes CEDAW ordinance; Sacramento WILPF holds a Cluster meeting that includes a focus on Earth Democracy; Los Angeles plans International Women's Day celebration.

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