Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Santa Cruz Branch
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Santa Cruz Branch|
|Address:||P.O. Box 61|
Santa Cruz, CA 95063-0061
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||See Meeting Hours|
|Description:||Our branch was started in the 1960s and now has over 250 peace and freedom loving members, women and men. We are one of the largest, most active branches in U.S. WILPF. For more information, see also the National and International WILPF web sites.
|Programs:||Jane Addams Peace Camp
Annual summer day camp for child campers and teen counselors that teaches concepts of peace and harmonious relationships as well as having fun while doing it. Always looking for volunteer helpers and donations. Contact Gaby Litsky firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Oversees maintaining membership records, renewals, pledges, etc. Oversees the web site, telephone voice mail at 831-457-6797, mail box, phone tree, greeting people at meetings and more. Contact Sandy Silver email@example.com if you have a membership or communications question.
Middle East Cluster
Members who maintain an ongoing interest in news and politics related to the Israel-Palestine conflict. Contact Joyce McLean firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Peace Education Committee
Creates activities that bring peace messages to wider audiences. They are creating a Teacher-Librarian Network. Contact Sandy Silver email@example.com
Plans monthly topics and meetings for our members and the public from September through June. See Calendar for upcoming topics. Contact Cappy Israel firstname.lastname@example.org to give topic ideas or to join in.
Raging Grannies Cluster http://santacruzraginggrannies.com/
Topical satirical songs, performed by women in grannie flowered hats and aprons. Always looking for new singers. Sing to public at rallies, actions, meetings and by invitation at the City Council, on KUSP, at the Crepe Place, etc. Contact Jan Harwood email@example.com for information.
Save the Water Committee
Brings free water filtering device to public events to help people switch from single-serve plastic water bottles. Works on getting local community organizations to stop using bottled water. Works with local groups to support alternatives to desalination and monitors the desal pilot project and process. Works with Rep. Sam Farr to pass H.R. 3202, the Water Protection and Reinvestment Act to fund maintenance and upgrades of municipal public water systems. Contact Randa Solick firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
|Meetings:||WILPF Public Program, 7-9 pm, third Tuesdays. Free, donations welcomed. For information, email@example.com or call 428-5096.|
|Publications:||The Undaunted Dove, branch monthly newsletter.|
|Volunteer Info:||Assist in publishing our monthly newsletter (September-June) and/or keeping our local website current. Make flyers, bookmarks, or banners. Monthly mailings can always use extra hands, and the Telephone Tree can always use extra callers. There are more areas where you can volunteer, for more information send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Languages other than English:||None|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||Open to those who share an interest|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Parent Agency:||Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Santa Cruz Branch|
|Human Rights Groups|
Peace/Anti-War Advocacy Programs
|This record last modified January 28, 2013|