Jodie Evans is a life-long peace and social justice activist and a co-founder of CODEPINK: Women for Peace. Her experience is in politics. She sat in Jerry Brown’s cabinet when he served as Governor of California in the 1970's, ran his Senate campaign in 1982, and his revolutionary 1992 campaign for President. She has led citizen diplomacy delegations to Iran, the Gaza Strip and Afghanistan and has published two books “Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responses to Terrorism,” Twilight of Empire.”
Jodie Evans is a WMC SheSource expert on environment, international issues, and social justice.
Eight years ago on October 7, the United States sent troops into Afghanistan. Having just returned from there, the author, co-founder with Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK, brings an open letter to President Obama from prominent Afghan women and their supporters from Pakistan, India and the United States—asking that he send no more troops and work quickly toward a political solution. More »
The author, co-founder of the grass-roots peace and justice movement CODEPINK and board member of the Women's Media Center, calls on us to honor Mother’s Day as it was originally intended—by the abolitionist, feminist and pacifist Julia Ward Howe. More »