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Coming together for a world without nuclear weapons!  Music, art, and floating lantern ceremony. This event is sponsored by AFSC, Easthampton Library, Easthampton Community Coalition, Nuclear Free Future Coalition, Prosperity Candle, and The Resistance Center. 

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Week in Massachusetts August 5-9, 2017 72 years have passed since the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 47 years since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) took effect, and yet the five original nuclear weapons states, led by the …

Report from Peace Culture Village

October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

I arrived at the Peace Culture Village about two weeks ago and SO much has happened since then! The concept of the Peace Culture Village is constantly evolving but we are essentially developing a “peace training camp” in rural Hiroshima where people can come to live …

Technologies of Peace: US-Japan Youth Summit

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

(George Takei: Preserving History Through Youth & Technology) “How do we pass down peace lessons from Hiroshima and Nagasaki to the next generation?”  The effort to organize “Technologies of Peace,” a U.S.-Japan youth peace conference, started with this simple question. This September, “Technologies of Peace” …

 Boston Remembers From Hiroshima and Nagasaki to Ferguson and Orlando Stop gun violence! Stop racialized police violence! Stop preparing for nuclear war! Tuesday, August 9, 2016 ~ 3:00 – 6:00 pm First Church of Boston, 66 Marlborough St. ~ Procession to Boston Common   Violence …

This event will take place on Aug 7 at 7:30 PM at Watertown Square and Dock 7:30 PM – Silent Vigil – Watertown Square 8:00 PM – Music and Testimonials 8:30 PM – Launching of the Candle boats – Watertown Dock Please join us for a …

Bike Around the Bomb

August 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

What would it look like if a nuclear bomb were dropped in Boston (or rather, Cambridge)? There are still more than 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world today. Many of these weapons are ready to launch at a moment’s notice. It’s time we call on …

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