Laura Roskos

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Laura Roskos is a Co-President of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom.

Letter to Obama

In March 2009 dozens of 'human rights groups' and activists in the United States, signed a statement urging President Barack Obama to rethink his decision to boycott the United Nations-sponsored anti-racism conference.

As you know, the Durban Review Conference is one of the most important international platforms for discussing the elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerances. Given the brutal history of slavery and Jim Crow in the United States, your Administration has much to contribute to this discussion. A boycott would be inconsistent with your policy of engagement with the international community…

Individual signers of the statement included Laura Roskos, Co-President of the U.S. Section, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom.[1]

National Board

Roskos serves as a member of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom National Board, as of March 18, 2010.[2]

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