Weave a Real Peace (WARP) is a networking organization of weavers, academics, and interested supporters who value the importance of textiles to communities around the world.
One of the highlights of the organization is the annual meeting, which is held in different parts of the country each year. It's a time for visiting, sharing, networking, selling and buying ethnic textiles, learning.
This year's meeting is being held in Manchester, NH, June 27-30. Visits include the American Textile History Museum and the Millyard Museum. Among the presenters are Michael from Deans Beans, talking about fair trade, and an introduction to Sewing Confidence, a cooperative of refugee women in Manchester.