6th IWNAM meeting: Women Resisting Militarism and Creating a Culture of Life
San Francisco Bay Area, September 11-15, 2007

Context for the meeting in San Francisco

The 7th meeting was hosted by Women for Genuine Security, PANA Institute Civil Liberty and Faith Project. It brought together local grassroots organizations American Friends Service Committee, babae San Francisco, Filipino American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity, Gabriela Network, Korean Americans Against War and Neoliberalism, Women of Color Resource Center, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, Greenaction, Bay Area Boricuas, and others, to dialogue with organizations from IWNAM. Many of the U.S. grassroots organizers recognize themselves as being diasporic descendants of countries in the network. The dialogue and activities shed light on the history of militarism in the Bay Area, and social and economic conditions that causes military recruitment in the U.S.

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