Branch President Cleta Brown: We have decided to focus this year on educating ourselves about the programs, projects and issues being addressed by WILPF International– they are many and we want to become local experts and educators about WILPF’s work and mandate. So, our meetings will become study sessions for the most part, but will…
Have a good summer, everyone, and we’ll see you then.
This meeting will be held at the home of Marlene LeGates. Please email if you need directions (email@example.com).
Emily Hobhouse was a social activist and humanitarian as well as a pacifist and involved in the Women’s Suffrage Movement in England. She was also involved in the creation of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in the Hague in 1915. Jenny Hobhouse has researched, sorted and studied the Emily Hobhouse papers…
Bring all your ideas for discussion.
Gail Davidson, retired lawyer and member of Lawyers without borders, will speak about Canada and the laws of war.
Bring your great ideas for exciting projects we can undertake this year!
Dr. Nikki Strong-Boag, feminist historian, will speak on “From Suffragist to Social Democrat: The choices of Laura Emma Marshall, B.C. Suffragist, Activist and CCFer (1882-1964)”. Our business meeting will begin at 10:30 and Dr. Strong-Boag will speak at 11:00.
Come and enjoy good food, good conversation, and a concert of the Raging Grannies.