To bring the
Mandate for Peace to Congress & join CODEPINK
in Washington DC,
the cusp the new year, we look back at the CODEPINK
highlights of 2006 with both pride and renewed resolve.
As CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin
reminds us, 2006
has given us many reasons to hope.
working on our New Year's Revolution Resolutions here at CODEPINK,
we managed to obtain the New Year's resolutions
of some high profile women from Hollywood to Washington, DC.
We were happily surprised to find some newly minted peace activists
among the lot! Here's a sampling:
We encourage you to come up with your own New Year's
Here are some suggestions:
CODEPINK in Washington, DC from January 27-29 to
bring the Mandate for Peace to Congress.
your congressperson to stop funding the
more involved in your local CODEPINK group (or start
to someone different from yourself and talk to her about why
believe we need to end the war in Iraq.
one letter to the editor every month.
an issue that deeply touches you (whether it's helping Iraqi
women, reducing your negative impact on the earth, ending military
recruitment in local schools, or any other issue), and use this
awareness and passion to work for change.
here to tell us your own New Year's
Revolution Resolution. We look forward to being inspired
by your ideas!
to celebrities in peace panties and lasting peace in the world in
While we are about the reach the grim milestone of 3,000 US soldiers
killed in Iraq, George Bush is talking about sending even more troops.
us in commemorating the soldiers' deaths, and tell
your congressperson “Don't send more
troops. Bring them home now!”
Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jodie, Liz, Medea, Nancy, Patricia, Rae, Samantha,