The Jane Addams Peace Association was founded in 1948 "to foster a better understanding between the people of the world toward the end that wars may be avoided and a more lasting peace enjoyed."
Make Books Not War: Jane Addams Children's Book Awards
Since November 2002, Linda Belle has been the Executive Director of the Jane Addams Peace Association.
Linda is well-suited for this position and is very familiar with the work of the Jane Addams Peace Association and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, having served as the President on the JAPA Board for five years, 1997 -2002.
And Linda Belle:
The Board members of the Jane Addams Peace Association serve in a volunteer capacity and bring a wealth of experience and dedication to the work of ending war and promoting a lasting and just peace.
|* Tura Campanella Cook||President,
|2013 - 16||Austin, TX|
|2013 - 16||New York, NY|
|* Barbara Reed||Director, 1st term||2013 - 16||West Palm Beach, FL|
|2013 - 16||Pleasant Hill, IA|
|* Jen Geiger Longman||Director,
|2013 - 16||Oakland, CA|
|Ex-Officio with vote:|
|Sandy Silver||Past Co-President||2013 - 14||Santa Cruz, CA|
|* Linda B. Belle||JAPA Exec. Director||New York, NY|
* Denotes Executive Committee Member
President - V.P. - Sec/Treas - Nom Chair - E.D.
Updated 29 January 2014
Contact address for questions and
Chair, Jane Addams Children's Book Award
Brooks Free Library
739 Main Street
Harwich, MA 02645
Contact to order award winning seals:
Linda Belle at JAPA@igc.org
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