Nuclear Power & Weapons Related Content

Hiroshima Day Planning Meeting

Thu, Jul 6, 2017 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Syracuse Peace Council, 2013 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY, Second Floor

If you are interested in helping out with this year's Hiroshima/ Nagasaki rememberance events (Peace Picnic on August 6 and procession downtown on August 9), we are having another planning meeting coming up!

Contact: Diane Swords-


Nuclear Free Word Meeting

Mon, Jul 10, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm
114 Milner Ave, Syracuse, NY

The Nuclear Free World Committee works to fulfill a vision of a world free from the threat of war and nuclear weapons, where resources are directed to human and environmental needs. We are an affiliate of Peace Action, the nation's largest grassroots peace and justice organization.

Contact: Diane Swords-


Don't Bank on the Bomb

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue, Syracuse NY 13203

Cooperative Federal and Hansens's Advisory Services will share strategies to "Win Beyond Washington" through socially responsible banking and investing.

RSVP to the Facebook event here.

How to Get Involved: 

Don't Bank on the Bomb event flyer

For next steps and to participate, see

The Forgotten Bomb

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, NY

Admission free. Donations appreciated.


When the Cold War ended, worry about nuclear weapons receded. Has the nuclear threat diminished?


The Forgotten Bomb is a global journey to discover our prospects for finally living in a nuclear-free world and how we can participate in creating that world.


Remembering Hiroshima/Nagasaki

Building the Anti-Nuclear Anti-Imperialist Movement

From the

by Diane and Peter Swords

Distorted History
Syracuse Peace Council urges everyone to use the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration to strengthen the anti-nuclear, anti-imperialist movement. President Obama’s historic trip to Hiroshima reminds the world of the ongoing urgency of dealing with nuclear weapons. His ambiguous legacy makes it clear that rhetoric and symbolism will not achieve nuclear abolition.


Nuclear Energy: Still Unsustainable

From the

by Andra Leimanis

From 2010 to 2015 New Yorkers often heard gas industry representatives talk about gas as a “safe, clean bridge to a renewable energy future.” Even some environmental organizations said “gas is not as bad as coal” and “fracking can be safe if it’s done right.” However, New Yorkers did not let the false question of which fossil fuel is worse divide us. Anecdotal evidence grew into peer-reviewed research results, and New York earned a fracking ban.

Never Again: March for a Nuclear Free Future

Tue, Aug 9, 2016 11:30am - 3:18pm
City Hall Commons 201 E Washington St, Syracuse, New York 13202

Never Again – March for a Nuclear Free Future

This year will mark 71 years since the tragic nuclear bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

The procession will step off from the City Hall Commons at the corner of Warren and Washington in the shade on Tuesday, August 9 at noon. Please join us for this beautiful and moving event. Lineup starts at 11:30am.

For more information, contact Ursula at (315) 472-5478

Peace Picnic: Remembering Hiroshima

Sat, Aug 6, 2016 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thornden Lily Pond, Thornden Park Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210

On Saturday August 6, there will also be a Peace Picnic to remember the tragic nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the Thornden Park Lily Pond from 5pm to sundown.

There will be peace games, crafts, yoga, singing, latern floating and food by SPC, Aloha Japanese Bento Express and My Lucky Tummy's new restaurant project.

Download Flyer here.

2016 Youth Peace Award

Tue, Jun 7, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave.

The event includes a light supper, youth presentations, participatory activities, and time to meet and talk with student peacemakers and their supporters. Parents, teachers, and friends are invited to come and be inspired by what young activists are doing in our community. The program is free and open to the public.

This year’s awardees are:


Vincent J. Intondi African Americans Against the Bomb

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 7:00pm
Fri, Apr 15, 2016 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble 3454 Erie Blvd E. Syracuse, NY 13214 April 14, 2016; ArtRage Gallery 505 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY Friday, April 15, 2016

A book talk by Vincent Intondi, Associate Professor of African American History at Montgomery Copllege and the Director of Research at the Nuclear Institute of American University in Washington, DC.

African Americans were among the first citizens to protest Truman's decision to use nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasake in 1945, a fact rarely mentioned by historians.

Blacks in America saw the use of atomic boms as a racial issue from the beginning of the nuclear age.