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, 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|
|2014 - 17||St. Johnsbury, VT|
|2013 - 16||New York, NY|
|* Barbara Reed||Director, 1st term||2013 - 16||Madison, WI|
|2013 - 16||Pleasant Hill, IA|
|* Jen Geiger Longman||Director,
|2013 - 16||Oakland, CA|
|Ex-Officio with vote:|
|* Linda B. Belle||JAPA Exec. Director||New York, NY|
* Denotes Executive Committee Member
President - V.P. - Sec/Treas - Nom Chair - E.D.
Updated 11 November 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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