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Forum: One Struggle, Many Fronts: No Nukes, War, Wall or Warming
Sun June 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Join One Struggle, Many Fronts forum on June 18th to stand united against nuclear arms, the arms race & the use of nuclear weapons. The tide is shifting: we stand with the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb which takes place on June 17th and the UN conference negotiating a treaty to ban nuclear weapons (June 15th to July 7th) to say: no to war, no to nukes, no to warming, and no to walls.
This conference will highlight the impact of nuclear arms on the diverse communities and the importance of making the connections with justice, environmental and peace issues and movements. There will be opportunities for networking and conversation! The conference will cover:
Sally Jones—welcome and moderator
Toshiyuki Mimaki (Mr.) Hiroshima Survivor, Executive Board Member, Nihon Hidankyo
Iram Ali— MoveOn Campaign Manager – New York
Kathy Sanchez, indigenous elder, Tewa Women United.
Tina Stege, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Causes and Effects
Andy Lichterman—Western States Legal Foundation connections
Vincent Intondi— Author, African-Americans and the Bomb
Sharon Dolev – Israeli Disarmament Movement
Youth Organizing for Nuclear Disarmament
Jim Anderson, moderator
Kate Alexander – Peace Action, New York State
Marzhan Nurzhan – Kazakhstan. PNND Coordinator for CIS countries, co-coordinator, Abolition 2000 Youth Working Group
Takae Hironaka Hiroshima Democratic Youth League (3rd generation Hibakusha)
Uday Pratap Singh, Amplify Youth Organizer
Ban Treaty and Beyond
Joseph Gerson—moderator and closing
Arielle Dennis – International Peace Bureau (formerly ICAN European Campaign Director)
Hiroshi Taka – Representative Director (formerly General Secretary) Gensuikyo
John Burroughs Executive Director of Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy
Alyn Ware – Unfold Zero
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Peace and Planet website: www.peaceandplanet.org
Women’s March to Ban the Bomb website: www.womenbanthebomb.org
Reaching Critical Will website (with calendar of events around UN treaty negotiations): www.reachingcriticalwill.org/