I have been active in the women’s movement here in Canada since the 1960’s, and am encouraged beyond my wildest dreams to find you all through WorldPulse. I believe that we are now able to create a more powerful momentum than has ever existed, through our combined voices and through sharing information, including both hurdles and successes. We are repeatedly told that change comes slowly, and though I am realistic and do celebrate each change for the good, large and small, I am also a practical optimist and a thoroughly disgusted activist, no longer satisfied with small offerings when monumental change in our lifetime is not only possible, but essential. I look to this leadership group for collaboration and inspiration, and am currently working in Canada to strengthen the momentum and belief that we can and must accelerate change, and to strengthen support from activists in Canada to those of you that we are now in contact with around the world. I live to see change happen. I live to see violence against women stopped. I live to see a different world economy, and respect and caring for the Earth. I live for the connections that I now have with all of you. I believe we are here to do this, and I am forever grateful for all of you.
With much love,