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Black Lives Matter protest, Swampscott, June 2, 2020 / Wicked Local Photo - David Sokol

Black Lives Matter Rally

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Doug Rich, the only black business owner in Rockport, and a friend of Veterans for Peace, will be speaking on Black Lives Matter. He will be joined by the Rockport Police Chief and a local band will play some music.

75th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings – Deconstructing the Myths and Promoting a Nuclear Weapons-Free and Just World

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday, July 13, 2020: 7pm EDT Join three extraordinary speakers as we build toward 75th anniversary commemorations of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and promote a nuclear-free and just world. *   Sueichi KIDO, the General Secretary of Nihon Hidankyo, the Japan Confederation of A- & H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations *   Gar Alperovitz, author of the definitive book, “The Decision to Use the A-bomb” *   Rev. Liz Theoharis, Co-Chair, Poor People’s Campaign, Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, …

Effects of US Sanctions on the People of Venezuela and What We Can Do About It

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, July 14th @7pm Join us at 7pm, Tuesday July 14th for our first webinar on the Effects of US Sanctions on the People of Venezuela and What We Can Do About It. While some high ranking US officials gloat over the power the US is able to exert over Venezuela, it has been estimated that more than 40,000 Venezuelans have died so far as a result of the sanctions; sanctions which are intended to cripple and suffocate Venezuela until they accept…

Fed Up with Climate Injustice

Fed Up with Climate Injustice

July 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fed Up With Climate Injustice! On Tax Day, Wednesday July 15, Extinction Rebellion Boston will lead an action demanding that our government invest our taxes in our future! The federal government must stop giving tax breaks and subsidies to the oil, natural gas, and coal corporations that are fueling global destruction. We demand that these funds are redirected to individuals and communities on the frontline of the climate and ecological emergency and toward a rapid transition to clean, renewable sources…

Indigenous Agenda Rally Nov 2019

Change the Flag and Seal, Retire the Mascots

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Save the date! Pass Legislation This Month to Change Massachusetts' Racist State Flag and Retire All Native American Mascots Rally at Massachusetts State House Assemble 10:30 am Rally 11:00 am All must Wear Masks and Observe Social Distancing Precautions Stand by for more details  

Nuclear vs COVID spending

Fund Healthcare Not Nuclear Warfare

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fund Healthcare Not Warfare Webinar Series During the pandemic, the lack of investment in public health infrastructure, including health care for all, has had deadly consequences for tens of thousands of people. The $22.42 billion the U.S. will be spending this year to upgrade its first-strike nuclear arsenal could pay for 624 million corona virus tests, 747, 633 covid-19 hospital stays, or 6.6 BILLION N95 masks. This has to change. Our lives and security depend on it. Join Bill Hartung…

2020 World Conference Against A and H Bombs (online)

2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs (online)

August 1 @ 9:00 pm - August 8 @ 11:30 pm

Provisional Schedule & Program of the 2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs (as of May 21): Theme: "With the Hibakusha, Let Us Achieve a Nuclear Weapon-free, Peaceful and Just World - for the Future of the Humankind and Our Planet"   International Meeting (Webinar: 1000 participants + YouTube) August 2 (Sun): 10:00 am-12:30 pm (JST) / August 1, 9pm (EDT) Report from the Organizer Report from the Hibakusha Guest speaker Session I: Cooperation for the abolition of nuclear…

Waltham No More Hiroshimas Protest 2018

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Peace Vigil

August 6 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

The first nuclear bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Three days later, another atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. The civilian death toll was 140,000 people in Hiroshima and 70,000 in Nagasaki. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) took effect 48 years ago, yet the five NPT nuclear weapons states have not taken serious action on their treaty commitments to nuclear disarmament. In the meantime, four more states have acquired nuclear weapons and the risks of their use…

Pittsfield Vigil

75 Years Since Hiroshima

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Thursday 6 August 2020 marks 75 years since humans first used nuclear weapons against other humans. There will be a Hiroshima Day Vigil that Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the sidewalk around Park Square in Pittsfield. At 8:15 a.m., the time the A-bomb fissioned above Hiroshima, there will be 5 minutes of silence. That bomb alone killed about 140,000 human beings. This will be the 39th consecutive Hiroshima Day Vigil at Park Square. Signs will be provided at…

MVPP Hiroshima Commemoration 2018

Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Vigil

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Merrimack Valley People for Peace will be holding its Hiroshima vigil August 6 at 7:00 pm till 8, in front of the Old Andover Town Hall, Andover, MA.

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

New Hampshire Peace Action will host Masako Wada, Nagasaki survivor and Assistant Secretary General of Hidankyo, the Japanese organization of survivors of nuclear strikes on Friday, August 7 at 6:30 PM by zoom as we commemorate and remember the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This will be an online (zoom) event for the speakers and a Facebook watch and YouTube live stream for participants. Every year, all over the world, people gather to remember the atomic bombings of Hiroshima…

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – 75th Anniversary

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

NEVER AGAIN – NO MORE HIROSHIMA and NAGASAKI – NO MORE VICTIMS - ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS 7:30 PM – Silent Vigil – Watertown Square 8:00 PM – Music and Testimonials 8:30 PM – Launching of the Candle boats – Watertown Dock NEVER AGAIN! NO MORE VICTIMS! ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS! “Why do we stand in silence and float candle boats”? *To remember the more than 210,000 killed, and many more injured, by the U.S. nuclear attack on the Japanese cities of…

Concert and Reception for Physicans for Social Responsibility

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Greater Boston PSR is excited to announce that we are moving ahead with our third partnership event with the Longwood Symphony Orchestra (LSO) and its Healing Art of Music program. This year we will hold a virtual performance. Please mark your calendars for 7pm on Saturday, October 3rd and prepare to sit back and listen to live music from the LSO! We think of this as a musical respite from the pandemic to thank, come together, and help prevent the gravest threats to global…

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