Cape Cod’s Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) is a group of women and men who work to create justice and peace locally, nationally and internationally. WILPF envisions a transformed world at peace, where there is racial, social and economic justice for all people everywhere -- a world in which the interconnecting web of life is acknowledged and celebrated, and human societies are designed and organized for self-governance and sustainable existence. In pursuit of these goals we educate ourselves and others, take action against injustice, and nourish one another.
The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) was founded in 1915 by a group of international women’s suffragists who met at the Hague in the Netherlands. They sought ways to end the war in Europe so they could return to the struggle for their full inclusion as women in the political decisions of their countries. Two of WILPF’s founders, Jane Addams and Emily Greene Balch, received Nobel Peace Prizes for their antiwar work. Today, WILPF has sections in over 40 countries, branches in more than 100 United States communities, and consultative status at the United Nations.
The next meeting will be Monday, Feb. 25 at the Harwich Community Center, all are welcome.
Cape Cod WILPF Program Meetings are on the fourth Monday of every month EXCEPT December and May when we will meet on the third Monday. Meetings are from 6:00 - 8:30 PM at the Harwich Community Center on Oak Street in Harwich. See newsletter for details about JULY and AUGUST meetings.
DIRECTIONS - Go south at Exit 10 off Route 6, go left at first blinking light onto Queen Anne Road, then a short distance to a right on Oak Street.
Potluck supper starts at 6:00 PM
Program Meeting at 6:30 PM.