On January 1st , CODEPINK launched Women Say No to War, an urgent appeal from the women of the United States, Iraq, and worldwide, and delivered 100,000 signatures to the White House.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, CODEPINK worked with various neighborhood groups in New Orleans to restore their communities.
On March 8, International Women's Day, we brought an Iraqi women's delegation to the U.S. to tour over 100 cities, educating Americans about the effects of the war on women.
CODEPINK mobilized its members for the United for Peace & Justice March in Washington DC, which brought together over 300,000 participants.
CODEPINK held an amazing 24-hour vigil in front of the White House to reclaim Mother's Day as a day to work for peace.
On July 4, CODEPINK & Gold Star Families launched an historic hunger strike called TROOPS HOME FAST, which lasted for 80 days with over 5,000 participants, some continue to fast.
In August of 2006, CODEPINK Peace Delegates traveled to Jordan to meet with members of the Iraqi Parliament and discuss the basics of a Reconciliation Plan.
While the fighting was still raging between Israel and Lebanon, CODEPINK traveled to Lebanon to witness the destruction, bring humanitarian aid and join the international call for ceasefi re.
150 women gathered for the fi rst CODEPINK activist retreat in Austin,Texas, gaining new skills and networking with women from activist organizations around the country
CODEPINK participated for the second year in Camp Casey outside Bush's ranch in Crawford, TX, planting a beautiful garden for peace.
CODEPINK supported war resisters Suzanne Swift, Lt. Ehren Watada, Army Specialist Mark Wilkerson, Kyle Snyder and Agustin Aguayo in their courageous refusal to participate in the illegal war in Iraq.
By Election Day, we had collected 77,000 signatures for the Give Peace A Vote pledge to only support candidates for Congress or President who call for a speedy end to the war in Iraq.
CODEPINK traveled the country with our campaign Walk In Their Shoes, displaying empty shoes tagged with the names of Iraqis who have died. The display is a gripping reminder of the unspeakable pain and suffering of this war.
This year, CODEPINK tripled its membership, reaching a total of about 190,000 individuals and garnering over 300 local groups.