Nuclear Abolition

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Remembrance and Action for Nuclear Abolition: Hiroshima 70th Anniversary

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, August 6, 5:30—8pm
New England College, Concord Campus
62 N. Main St, Concord, NH

Join community members to learn and discuss the nuclear threat today and the movement toward nuclear abolition.

5:30pm – Light Potluck
6pm – Panel Discussion
7pm – Remembrance Walk and Ceremony

If you can, please bring finger-food to share and flowers for the ceremony.

For information, contact Gray Fitzgerald, (603) 369-2908

Hiroshima Day Vigil August 6

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Hiroshima vigil

Hiroshima vigil

Hiroshima Vigil

Gather to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and to call for the abolition of all nuclear weapons.  We will gather in the small park where the two rivers join in downtown Providence.  The park is accessed from the Steeple Street Bridge.   We will light luminaria, read the words of Japanese Hibakusha, sing and share silence. 

I Live in Fear Screening

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace

Calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons

The film shows the corrosive effects of fear and anxiety in Japan from the threat of nuclear attack through one family's tragic story

Potluck and Program with "Walk for a New Spring"

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 6:00pm

Buddhist monks and nuns from the Peace Pagoda in Leverett MA, together with other supporters, are engaged in their annual pilgramage for peace.  This year's walk to Washington DC will pass through Concord on its way to Portsmouth.  Participants will stop for a vegetarian potluck meal and a discussion.  Come and meet them and hear about their journey. 

This event is sponsored by Campaign Nonviolence/Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, NH Peace Action, and the UCC Peace with Justice Advocates.  

Eliminate nuclear weapons

There’s movement to negotiate the elimination of nuclear weapons worldwide, but time and time again the U.S. has refused to take part in meetings with other leaders.

Film "Hibakusha, Our Life To Live," followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker David Rothauser.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 7:00pm

This day reminds us that only through remembrance and action can we build a non-violent world free of the atrocities of nuclear weapons.

Sponsored by American Friends service Committee, Massachusetts Peace Action, New England Peace Pagoda, the City of Cambridge, Harvard Square Business Association, Memory Productions, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Speech: In the Footsteps of Yamaguchi Senji: Achieving a Nuclear Free World

Dr. Joseph Gerson*
International Meeting, World Conference Against A- & H- Bombs
Hiroshima, August 4, 2013

Speech - In the Footsteps of Yamaguchi Senji: Achieving a Nuclear Free World - Dr. Joseph Gerson

We have Yamaguchi-sensei, other courageous Hibakusha and Japanese activists to thank for much of the inspiration that in March brought representatives of 127 governments together in Oslo to confront – again – the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons. Yamaguchi-sensei and other Hibakusha played the central role of placing the possibility of a nuclear free world on the world’s agenda. I want to dedicate my talk today to his memory. 

In the Footsteps of Yamaguchi Senji: Achieving a Nuclear Free World - Dr. Joseph Gerson's Speech for the World Conference Against A- and H-Bombs

We have Yamaguchi-sensei, other courageous Hibakusha and Japanese activists to thank for much of the inspiration that in March brought representatives of 127 governments together in Oslo to confront – again – the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons. Yamaguchi-sensei and other Hibakusha played the central role of placing the possibility of a nuclear free world on the world’s agenda. I want to dedicate my talk today to his memory. 

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