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online – Toward a Real Feminist Foreign Policy
March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
On International Women’s Day, join a panel of leading thinkers and activists on the need for a real feminist foreign policy and what that could look like.
Claudia de la Cruz, CODEPINK
Ray Acheson, Women’s International League of Peace & Freedom (WILPF)
Tamara Lorincz, CFPI, Vow
& poetry from El Jones
Ray Acheson is director of Reaching Critical Will, the disarmament program of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, and one of the world’s oldest feminist peace organization. She has been involved with intergovernmental disarmament processes since 2005, providing reporting and analysis on nuclear weapons, the international arms trade, and more.
El Jones is a spoken word poet, an educator, journalist, and a community activist living in African Nova Scotia. She was the fifth Poet Laureate of Halifax. She is a co-founder of the Black Power Hour, a live radio show with incarcerated people on CKDU. El was named the Nancy’s Chair of Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University for the 2017-2019 term. She is the author of “Live from the Afrikan Resistance!” (2014) and “Abolitionist Intimacies” (2022).
Claudia de la Cruz is the Co-Executive Director of The People’s Forum and serves on the CODEPINK Board of Directors. She was born in the South Bronx to immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic. She is a popular educator, community organizer, and theologian.
Tamara Lorincz is a PhD candidate in Global Governance at the Balsillie School for International Affairs (Wilfrid Laurier University). Tamara is a member of the Canadian Pugwash Group, the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. She is also on the international board of Global Network Against Nuclear Power and Weapons in Space.This event is organized by Canadian Foreign Policy Institute.