Rally to support the Nuclear Ban Treaty (TPNW)

Fresh Pond Parkway at the Fresh Pond Mall 545 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA, United States

Join the Raytheon/Nuclear Weapons Campaign to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the TPNW’s signing into law.  Rally at Fresh Pond Shopping Center, Cambridge. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is the first legally binding international agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons with [...]

Peace Vigil to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Old Northampton Courthouse Gothic St & Main St, Northampton, MA, United States

Two years ago, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force, giving nukes the same international status as chemical and biological weapons:  ILLEGAL and unacceptable. The USA should sign the treaty and start working with the other eight nuclear nations to disarm.  [...]

Vigil: It’s Time to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Greenfield Town Common Court Square, Greenfield, MA, United States

Join members of Franklin County for Peace /Traprock with warm clothes and signs at the 11 am – noon Saturday standouts: January 22 marks the second anniversary of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, a global lifeboat supported by 70% of the world’s [...]

2023 Doomsday Clock Announcement

Online Event

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live virtual news conference at 10:00 a.m. EST/1500 GMT on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, to announce whether the time on the iconic Doomsday Clock will change. Watch the announcement live on the Bulletin's website or on its Facebook page. [...]

Cutting through the Chatter: Gender Matters in the Atomic Age

Online Event

Mary Olson Speaker:  Mary Olson, Founder and Director, Gender and Radiation Impact Project (GRIP) Education in the USA doesn't include much on international bodies like the UN, agreements like Treaties, or other international laws, and so we are generally unaware of enormous progress being made [...]

World Experts Dialogue about Nuclear Weapons in Today’s World

North Hill Retirement Community 865 Central Ave, Needham, MA, United States

This forum will present world-recognized expert on nuclear weapons and advocate for their global elimination, Dr. Ira Helfand, in dialog with two North Hill resident experts on world affairs in two other fields: John Campbell (international gases and cryogenics as an executive and consultant with [...]

Art & Activism Workshop

11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Join Massachusetts Peace Action on April 8th @1-3:30pm for our Art and Activism workshop!   Learn about the history of artistic protest, followed by a hands-on opportunity to create a piece of your own political art on an issue important to you. If you can’t [...]

Atomic Bamboozle: Screening and Discussion

William James College 1 Welles Ave, Newton, MA, United States

“We have to throw all of our tools at the problem,” nuclear advocates proclaim. Having made a two-part film, documentarian Jan Haaken has heard recent proponents of nuclear power employ the phrase “like a mantra” when discussing the fight against climate change. Having made a [...]

Voices of Hope In A Critical Time

The Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue 396 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Join us on Thursday, April 20 for a special student-led discussion on the role each of us can play to eliminate nuclear weapons and why it matters more than ever. Voices of Hope In A Critical Time: What Role Can We Play to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons? Co-sponsored by the Ikeda Center and Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility (GBPSR), the event will feature a presentation by Dr. [...]

Dan Ellsberg Week

A week of education and action to honor peacemaking and whistleblowing Daniel Ellsberg — the Pentagon Papers whistleblower who has been an inspiring activist for peace since the early 1970s — recently wrote a public letter disclosing that he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, with a [...]

Warheads to Windmills: Preventing climate catastrophe and nuclear war

Online Event

Climate catastrophe and nuclear war are two existential threats that could end human civilization as we know it. Both of these threats have been exacerbated by the ongoing war in Ukraine, but nuclear war could happen at any moment, whether on purpose or by accident. [...]

Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants: New England and Northwest Russia

Online Event

U.S.-Russian People to People Online Mini-Conference Transnational Dialog on Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants   10:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT U.S.-Russian People to People Online Conference via Zoom            Register at: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_P35RJZuJSgiUVasJqpu6jQ   Civil society organizations from the US and Russia are co-hosting a conference to [...]

Nuclear Disarmament Lobby Day

Massachusetts State House 24 Beacon St, Boston

Join us at the Massachusetts State House as we lobby legislators to support the three bills in our Nuclear Disarmament Initiative: Back from the Brink Initiative (S.1487) Nuclear Weapons and Climate Commission  ( S.1488/H.738)  Nuclear Weapons Divestment ( S.1651/H.2480) Sign up here to receive updates.  Meet at [...]

Hearing on Divestment from Nuclear Weapons Companies

Online Event

The Nuclear Divestment bills (S.1651/H.2480) have been scheduled for a hearing by the Joint Committee on Public Service on June 13th, 1:00 p.m. EST (A-1 and Virtual).  Learn about the Nuclear Weapons Divestment bills and why they are important. To testify at this hearing, please [...]

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