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Rising to the Challenge: Sustainable Security for All

When: Saturday, November 21, 2015, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall • 1585 Massachusetts Ave. • Cambridge

Building Sustainable Security

Saturday, November 21, 2015 • 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

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WILPF Film Series: The Ultimate Wish: Ending the Nuclear Age

When: Thursday, October 1, 2015, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Central Square Branch Library • 45 Pearl Street • Cambridge

The Ultimate Wish: Ending the Nuclear Age 

Produced by Robert Richter & Kathleen Sullivan.

Moving, living witnesses, survivors of two of the world's most momentous crises of our nuclear age; Nagasaki in 1945 and Fukushima in 2011 - interlaced with experts and archival footage, some shocking, illuminating the largely unrecognized connection between nuclear weapons and nuclear power, and the growing global movements to abolish both.

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Getting Things Straight About the Iran Deal

From the September 18 Cambridge Chronicle - By Paul Shannon


Lately debate on the Iran agreement has been reverberating in Washington and the national media. A few basic questions about the deal may help clarify just what’s at stake.

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Getting Things Straight About the Iran Deal

Paul Shannon's Guest Column in the Cambridge Chronicle, September 18, 2015


Lately debate on the Iran agreement has been reverberating in Washington and the national media. A few basic questions about the deal may help clarify just what’s at stake.

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No 2 Nukes: Yes 2 Peace

When: Saturday, September 26, 2015, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Democracy Center • 45 Mt Auburn St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Arlington Peace Vigil in support of the Iran Agreement

Arlington United for Justice with Peace responded to the call for local peace vigils in support of the Iran agreement that is currently before Congress for a vote. 

Despite the rain, twenty people stood out for an hour at Arlington Town Hall on Thursday, September 10 from 6 to 7 pm.

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Debate: Should Congress Approve the Nuclear Agreement with Iran?

When: Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Harvard University - Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building-5th Floor • Cambridge

Panel Discussion

Series: Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series

Discussants: James Walsh
  William H. Tobey
Moderator: Matthew Bunn

Congress is entering the final phase of its review of the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action”—the nuclear agreement between the P5+1 and Iran. A vote on the agreement will take place in a matter of days. In this debate, nonproliferation experts William Tobey and Jim Walsh will engage in a formal debate of the resolution “Congress should approve the nuclear agreement with Iran,” moderated by Prof. Matthew Bunn. The debate will be followed by Q&A with the audience. Light refreshments provided.

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30th Anniversary Celebration: New England Peace Pagoda

When: Sunday, October 4, 2015, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Where: New England Peace Pagoda • Leverett
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There is Hope for Nuclear Weapons Abolition

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Grace Church • 76 Eldridge Street • Newton Corner • Newton
Ellen Thomas maintained a vigil for global nuclear disarmament for 18 years in front of the White House. She is currently co-chair of the WILPF national Disarmament Committee.
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Annals of Nuclear Resistance

In honor of Peace and Planet Summer and Nuclear Free Future Month, United for Peace and Justice is launching an Annals of Nuclear Resistance project to recall and tell the storied resistance to nuclear weapons and power. 

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki are Still With Us

When: Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Where: University Lutheran Church • 66 Winthrop St • near Harvard Sq • Cambridge

Boston Remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki

When: Thursday, August 6, 2015, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: First Church in Boston • 66 Marlborough St • Arlington T • Boston

Boston Remembers Hiroshima and NagasakiAs part of our series of events to remember the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bombings, Massachusetts Peace Action is holding an event called Boston Remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki in

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Concert in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

When: Friday, August 7, 2015, 8:00 pm
Where: Church of the Advent • 30 Brimmer St - corner of Mt Vernon • Boston

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Building a Nuclear Free World

When: Sunday, August 9, 2015, 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Where: Grace Vision Church • 80 Mt Auburn St • Watertown


Please join Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice & the Environment for a commemoration of the nuclear attack on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States in 1945 – the first use of nuclear weapons by any country – that caused over 100,000 deaths and years of misery and suffering for thousand of survivors.

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Peace and Planet Poetry and Performance

When: Sunday, August 9, 2015, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Out of the Blue Gallery • 541 Massachusetts Ave • Central T • Cambridge


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