Odile Hugonot Haber

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odileOdile Hugonot Haber in the  early 1980s started the Rank and File Center in San Francisco to work on issues of peace and union activism. She has been a national delegate for the California Nurses Association. She initated Women in Black vigils in the Bay Area in 1988, and served on the board of New Jewish Agenda. She is co-chair of the Middle East Committee of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. In 1995 she was a WILPF delegate to the Fouth World UN Conference on Women in Huairou near Beijing, and attended the first meeting of the Nuclear Abolition 2000 caucus. She was part of organizing a teach-in at the University of Michigan on Nuclear Abolition in 1999. The Middle East and Disarmament committees of WILPF  created  a statement on a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone which she distributed to the preparatory meeting of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation meeting in Vienna, the following year. She attended the Haifa conference on this issue in 2013. This past fall she participated in India in the Women in Black Conference and in the Paris climate change conference COP 21 (NGO side). She is the chair of the WILPF branch in Ann Arbor.

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