Addams reports the efforts of the International Congress of Women, the delegations to heads of European countries, and her views on peace. The speech was given at Carnegie Hall on July 9 and published on July 31, 1915.
Addams discusses her work with the International Congress of Women, the delegations to European leaders, and her views on the need for peace. The event was held at the Chicago Auditorium and attended by both peace activists and the general public, and chaired by Charles L. Hutchinson.
Sewall asks Addams to help plan a session on Child Welfare and Social Service of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of the upcoming peace conference to be held in July, discusses public sentiment on peace on the West Coast, and chides Addams for her lack of support.
Addams denounces the newly formed American Legion as a project that could lead the United States into war and argues for conscious efforts to spread peace. The speech was made at the Cort Theater to the Woman's Peace Party on March 5.