Midwestern Branches' Events Celebrated Jane Addams Day
|Famous Hull House in Chicago, Illinois|
"Peace is not merely the absence of war." -- Jane Addams, first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Peace December 10, 1931
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On December 6-7, WILPF Midwestern Branches came together in Chicago to engage in political discourse - to advance Peace and Justice in our communities. Starting with a meeting on Saturday December 6 at Hostelling International from 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. with an overnight stay at the Hostel. Sunday December 7 brunch at Hull House Museum from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. followed by Hull House festivities to celebrate Jane Addams Day in Illinois. .
Date: Saturday December 6: 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Place: Hostelling International USA 24 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60651
Theme: Using our Media
Facilitators: Lea Zeldin (Madison Branch); Rose Daitsman (Milwaukee Branch)
Date: Sunday Brunch December 7 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Place: Hull House Museum 800 S. Halsted St.
Directions: I-94 exit 51F for Adams St., rt on Adams to S. Halsted St.
Theme: Jane Addams as Community Organizer
Speaker: Louise W. Knight, author of Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy.
"The most violent element in society is ignorance." - Emma Goldman.