Infamous Mothers: Women who’ve gone through the belly of Hell and brought something good back.
As some of you know, Gather the Women is our quarterly breakfast featuring a keynote speaker who shares her insights, passions, and work. Each breakfast is a place for women activists (or activists of any gender identity) to come together, connect, converse, and engage with a topic affecting the peace and freedom of our world. We are excited and honored to announce that Sagashus T. Levingston, founder and author of Infamous Mothers, will be speaking at our upcoming Gather the Women event! The soon-to-debut traveling art exhibit, Women Against Hate, will be on display for a sneak preview as well. Continue reading “Gather the Women with Sagashus T. Levingston!”
WILPF-Madison encourages all those who support anti-war efforts to head out to Volk Field and join No Drones Wisconsin on January 23rd in having their first vigil of the year remembering all of those whose lives have been impacted by drones. Here’s the post from their Facebook page below:
“Join us for our first vigil of the year on Tuesday January 23. It is often very cold for our January vigil, so dress warm.
We must keep vigilant and continue to speak out against killer drones. Our first vigil against drone warfare was at Volk Field on December 1, 2011. We join others at military bases across the country who are doing similar work. As Trump escalates the killing we must not give up.
Continue reading “An Event Update From the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars”
Special shout out to Michele Bahl, who also works with the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, for cowriting this thoughtful piece on Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capitol of Israel for The Cap Times. Check it out in the link below!
We have officially transitioned to using WordPress as our website’s platform! Welcome new users and old!
Everything from our former site has been moved to this one, and so everyone should be able to access the same information as before – and more. The main difference is that this site is much more interactive. We will have a regularly updated column on the Home page, where readers can feel free to comment on current events, ideas, and articles as they are posted. We want this to be a communal space where we can come together and learn from one another about a variety of local and global challenges affecting women, and therefore the peace and freedom, of our communities. Continue reading “Welcome to WILPF Madison’s New Website!”