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A zillion origami cranes for peace

Hiroshima Vigil and Tolling of the Bell, First Parish Church

Fri Aug 6 8:00 am EDT
| "A zillion origami cranes for peace" by Lisa Norwood is licensed under CC BY 2.0 | We will gather ...
Hiroshima Vigil

Hiroshima Vigil

Fri Aug 6 8:00 am EDT
Join Berkshire Citizens for Peace and Justice for a one-hour vigil with signs and five minutes of silence at 8:15am ...
Hiroshima Day Vigil

Hiroshima Day Vigil

Fri Aug 6 8:00 am EDT
Share in a rededication to the craft of peace in songs, words, and silence as each of us takes a ...
Hiroshima Day Commemoration at Bicentennial Park

Hiroshima Day Commemoration at Bicentennial Park

Fri Aug 6 12:00 pm EDT
Join Our Revolution Greater Fall River at Bicentennial Park to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the atomic attack on Hiroshima ...
76th Anniversary Remembrance of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Bombings

76th Anniversary Remembrance of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Bombings

Fri Aug 6 4:00 pm EDT
Friday August 6th at 4PM Court Square Corner of Main Street and Court Street, Springfield, MA  Co-sponsored by: Greater Springfield ...
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration

Fri Aug 6 6:00 pm EDT
Join us on August 6, at 6PM for a community reading of Thomas Merton's "Original Child Bomb", followed by a ...
Hiroshima Day: Barry Frechette's film, Paper Lanterns

Hiroshima Day: Barry Frechette’s film, Paper Lanterns

Fri Aug 6 6:00 pm EDT
Join us on Hiroshima Day, August 6th at 6PM  Join us at 6PM for picnicking and family activities which will ...
Hiroshima Day Screening: The War Game by Peter Watkins @ Arlington's Regent Theater

Hiroshima Day Screening: The War Game by Peter Watkins @ Arlington’s Regent Theater

Fri Aug 6 6:00 pm EDT
Friday August 6th The Regent Theater, 7 Medford St, Arlington, MA 02474 Doors @ 6pm, Film Screening @ 7pm $10 ...
Never Again: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Never Again: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Fri Aug 6 6:30 pm EDT
Join the Resistance Center for Peace & Justice and the Nuclear and Carbon Free Future Coalition for a peace walk, ...
Vigil for Hiroshima

Vigil for Hiroshima

Fri Aug 6 7:00 pm EDT
Join Merrimack Valley People for Peace for a vigil with signs and flags for Hiroshima on August 6, at 7PM ...
Walpole Peace Wave - Standing for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Walpole Peace Wave – Standing for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Sat Aug 7 10:00 am EDT
On Saturday , August 7, 2021 at 10:00 am, the Walpole Peace and Justice Group will join with people all ...
Hiroshima 76th Anniversary Commemoration

Hiroshima 76th Anniversary Commemoration

Sat Aug 7 12:00 pm EDT
Come for a minute or an hour to express your opposition to nuclear weapons, including by asking the US government ...

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Migration as Resistance

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Nuclear Disarmament

Every Nuke We Make

by Kathie Malley-Morrison Every nuke we make, every vow we break, every life at stake, they’ll be watching us.  Be  grateful for their attention because “they” are the United Nations Human Rights Council, and “we” are citizens of the country with the largest stock of […]