Branch Mailing June 2006
“In politics, an organized minority is a political majority.”
Hello Branch Contacts! June, 2006
We are pleased to send you the Summer 2006 Program Update. This packet has information on victories we must celebrate, like the passage of Measure T in Humboldt County, protecting citizens rights over corporations, and the cancellation of the Divine Strake Nuclear Test at the Nevada test site, both of which WILPF members played key roles in winning.
While we must celebrate our victories, we also must recognize the threats to peace and justice that are looming on our horizon and are currently sanctioned by our government. This packet has statements and action alerts on the threat of military action in Iran, the Guantanamo Bay Military Prison in Cuba, and the announcement of the WCUSP’s campaign to restore US aid to the democratically elected government of Palestine so that peace negotiations can resume. All of the statements have action items attached, so there are lots of ways for you and your branch members to get involved. Use these action items as a way to draw in new members to WILPF and build our movement and organization.
Please take note of the enclosed Declaration of Peace flyer. WILPF has enthusiastically endorsed the call for widespread, coordinated acts of civil disobedience to end the Iraq war.
And, as always, a host of updates and announcements from our campaigns and issue committees are include in this packet. A lot of time and resources goes into creating these, so please MAKE COPIES FOR YOUR BRANCH and if you have feedback, please make sure to let us know!
Peace, Program Coordinator
1213 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Kate Zaidan firstname.lastname@example.org
Table of Contents
National Membership Committee Conference Call
Stimulating and Sustaining Membership