Submission from the Vancouver Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom regarding systemic racism in police departments and the redirection of funds from the Vancouver Police Department on July 2, 2020

To the Mayor, Councillors and Manager: In the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic, the world watched for nearly 9 minutes the horrific murder of an unarmed African American man by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (May 25,2020).  The global response under the banner of Black Lives Matter was swift.  There have […]

Special Event June 8

Tamara Lorincz will screen the important and new documentary film, “A Bold Peace: Costa Rica’s Path to Demilitarization,” 10:30-12:30 at the Unitarian Church. Tamara is a member of WILPF and the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and and is currently a PhD student in Global Governance at the Balsillie School for International Affairs (Wilfrid Laurier […]