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Announcement

Support the "Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2017"

On Jan. 24, 2017, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced THE RESTRICTING FIRST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS ACT OF 2017, S 200; HR 669.

Nagasaki Day Procession

Wed, Aug 9, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Hanover Square (E. Water and S. Warren Sts.)

SUPPORT A NUCLEAR FREE FUTURE

On Nagasaki Day, we will be remembering and dedicating ourselves to preventing nuclear terror in a solemn procession downtown.

Gather behind City Hall Commons at 11:30am, the procession will begin at 12pm. You may bring your own signs or borrow some of ours.

Hiroshima Day Family Picnic

Sun, Aug 6, 2017 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thornden Park Lily Pond, Thornden Park Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210

COME SUPPORT A NUCLEAR FREE FUTURE

Come to our annual Hiroshima Day Family Picnic in remembrance of the nuclear attack at Hiroshima as well as working towards a nuclear free world.

Peace games, crafts, lantern floating, Nia and Salsa classes for kids and adults, food by With Love Restaurant, Wegmans and others! All are welcome!

This event is will be followed up on August 9 with the Nagasaki Day Procession downtown.

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- drswords@gmail.com

                                 315-391-4484

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- drswords@gmail.com

                                   (315-391-4484)

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 http://peacecouncil.net/programs/nuclear-free-world-committee

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.

Newsletter

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.

Newsletter

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

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