Follow Up from Ferguson Call: Brainstorming for ActionThu, 28 Aug 2014
Last week, more than 50 WDN members and allied funders came together to hear a report from local and national organizers working on the response to the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. By request, we have scheduled a follow-up call for WDN members only, so we can discuss possible next steps and actions.
Money Mindfulness Program in San Francisco, with Maggie KulykFri, 29 Aug 2014Please join us in San Francisco for a special program focused on transforming your relationship with money, led by WDN member Maggie Kulyk. Working on our relationship with money is a spiritual practice. Learn why and how to have a healthier relationship with your money by attending this program.
If you know other women donors who may be interested in getting to know WDN, please share this invitation! Prospective members are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members may register using the link below.
Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Local Call, A Project of Just VisionWed, 3 Sep 2014
Join us for a Middle East Peace and Democracy Circle featuring Ronit Avni, Founder and Executive Director of Just Vision, and Yael Marom, Co-Editor and Co-Founder of Local Call, the recently launched Hebrew-language news site that is growing exponentially every day.
The aim of the site is to challenge Israeli news outlets to contend with coverage of Palestinian nonviolence efforts as well as share content about the occupation, freedom of speech, and civil society responses to inequality within Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Made up of over 50 established and rising star bloggers from mainstream and marginalized communities, Local Call includes a strong representation of women and LGBTQ individuals on its slate of journalists, editorial board, and photographers. The site actively incorporates a gender lens in its coverage and prioritizes featuring articles by women, whose voices are significantly underrepresented in mainstream outlets.
In the last three months, Local Call has received more than 400,000 visitors (85% Israeli) and audiences have viewed 1.2 million pages of their content. Local Call is catalyzing important conversations about inequality, pluralism and nonviolent movements for the rights, freedoms and human dignity of Palestinians and Israelis alike. This critical media resource is already playing a vital role in deepening Israeli discourse about the people, events and issues related to nonviolent efforts toward peace, equality and a truly civil society.
We hope to hear your voices as we learn more about shifting culture and building peace.
Update on WDN Strategic PlanningThu, 4 Sep 2014WDN members met Ellen Sprenger of Spring Strategies at the 2013 conference. She has met with over 100 WDN members since, at regional meetings and by phone, to discuss their vision for the progressive movement, and WDN's role in bringing that vision to fruition.
Join this call to hear what Ellen has learned, and to get a preview of what we will be doing at this year's conference to collectively plan for WDN's future.
New York Regional MeetingThu, 11 Sep 2014Please join us for a fun and informal regional meeting in New York! We will give a preview of WDN Connect 2014 and discuss WDN's involvement in Make it Work, an exciting national campaign focused on an economic agenda for women, something WDN members have been talking about for a long time.
We will also have plenty of time for socializing and getting caught up on each other's summer adventures.
Prospective members are welcome to attend, and can RSVP to email@example.com. WDN members can use the link below.
We hope to see you there!