Announcement details for our Women Against War’s annual gathering on February 8, 2017. For our archives with a report to follow.

Women Against War’s Annual Gathering
Wednesday, February 8, 2017  5:30 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 510 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville

Bring Savory or Sweet Finger Food to Share & Suggested Donation $10-25

Easy Parking   Wheelchair Accessible  Silent Auction
To help us plan, please RSVP to Maud Easter

Come honor our wonderful Woman of Peace Awardee: Trudy Quaiftrudy quaif Freezing for Peace

Wall hanging, designed by Trudy Quaif in 2014

Wall hanging, designed by Trudy Quaif in 2014 

Through good weather and bad, through every challenging time, Trudy is always there for all our Capital District peace and justice work!
Trudy is a mainstay of Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace, managing BNP’s website, promoting all our events in BNP’s Weekly Peace Email and organizing BNP’s movies and forums series.
Trudy also created and hosts the  Peace Now video interview series featuring peace and justice activists, shared over multiple public access TV stations.

Come learn from advocate, author & activist Phyllis Bennis:
Her latest book is: ISIS, Syria & the US in the Middle East
phyllis-bennisPhyllis is author of Understanding ISIS & the New Global War on Terror: A Primer. She is Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., a key resource for peace activists.

Phyllis speaks widely across the US and around the world as part of the global peace movement. She has served as an informal adviser to several top UN officials on the Middle East and UN democratization issues. In 2001 she helped found and remains active with the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. She has recently joined the national board of Jewish Voice for Peace.

Phyllis has written and edited 11 books, including Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the War on Terror; Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict; and Challenging Empire: How People, Governments and the UN Defy U.S. Power.