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Steps to a Nuclear Free World: A Nuclear Conference

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: New Jersey Institute of Technology • Newark

Night Watch: A Discussion about Nuclear Warfare

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: MIT (to be announced) • Cambridge

Nuclear Urgencies: Pilgrim and Beyond

When: Saturday, February 2, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: First Church • 11 Garden Street • Cambridge

Creating Hope: What can we do to Abolish Nuclear Weapons?

When: Sunday, November 18, 2018, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: More Than Words • 242 East Berkeley Street • 2nd floor • Boston

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility is holding a free, open discussion/training day on Sunday, November 18 from 2-5pm entitled “Creating Hope: What Can We Do to Abolish Nuclear Weapons?”. It will be held at More Than Words bookstore in the South End, a 3 minute walk from the Broadway stop on the red line.

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"Before They End Us": The global movement to end nuclear weapons and protect planetary health

When: Monday, October 29, 2018, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library • 449 Broadway • Cambridge

International Day for the Complete Elimination of Nuclear Weapons/Don’t Bank on the Bomb Protests at BNP Paribas Bank

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: BNP Paribas Bank • 75 State Street • Boston

BNP Paribas is a French bank, with operations in more than 70 countries and $8 billion invested in loans and financial services that support production of nuclear weapons. Despite its social investment screening policy, it persists with its investments for the preparation of nuclear war.

ICAN, last year’s Nobel Peace Prize recipient organization has called for protests at BNO Paribas across the world on the United Nations International Day for the Complete Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

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Stand Out/Vigil protesting Nuclear Weapons Modernization at Hanscom Air Base

When: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Hanscom Air Force Base • intersection of Marrett Rd (2A) and Hanscom Dr. • Lincoln

An essential element of the Pentagon’s $1.2 trillion upgrade of U.S. preparations for nuclear war is upgrading the communications systems needed to launch these genocidal and potentially omnicidal weapons. Led by Mass Peace Action, people from neighboring communities and beyond conduct a vigil at the intersection through which thousands of workers at the base and military-industrial complex offices must pass.

For more information contact Michelle Cunha at

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Power Struggle: Nuclear Power and Democracy

When: Saturday, September 15, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Brattle Theater • 40 Brattle Street • Cambridge

Community reading of Thomas Merton’s “Original Child Bomb"

When: Monday, August 6, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting House • 5A Longfellow Park • Cambridge

The Quakers of Friends Meeting at Cambridge will hold a collective reading of Thomas Merton’s “Original Child Bomb,” followed by a procession to the Charles River to float candles as is done throughout the world in commemoration of the atomic bombings. The reading will begin at 7:00 at Friends Meeting at Cambridge (5 Longfellow Park Cambridge). For more information contact John Bach ( or 970 209-8346)

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Physicians for Social Responsibility: Honorinbg Dr. Victor Sidel

When: Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory • Huntington Avenue • Bosotn

An evening honoring Dr. Victor Sidel

Concert with the Longwood Symphony: featuring Mendelssohn's Symphony #5

To advance our shared commitment to a world withut nuclear weapons

for more information or to buy tickets contact:

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki Week: Building Peace with North Korea, Iran, and Russia

When: Friday, August 3, 2018, 12:00 pm to Thursday, August 9, 2018, 9:00 pm
Where: greater Boston • Boston

73 years have passed since the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 48 years since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) took effect, and almost one year since the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signing.  Yet the five original nuclear weapons

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No More Nagasakis: A Commemoration

When: Thursday, August 9, 2018, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
“Article 9 Comes to America” 
David Rothauser, documentary filmmaker, recently completed a film about Hiroshima/Nagasaki.. We will show an excerpt of “Article 9”. 
“The Imperative of Nuclear Disarmament” 
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No Nuclear War Sidewalk Vigil at Hanscom Air Force Base

When: Thursday, July 19, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Hanscom Air Force Base • Bedford

Nuclear Disarmament: Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki

When: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: Arlington Center • Mass. Ave and Medford St. • Arlington


Arlington Peace Vigil
The August 4 Arlington UJP Vigil will focus on Nuclear Disarmament/Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki
10:30-11:30 am, Arlington Center, intersection of Mass. Ave. and Medford St. (near Caffe Nero).
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Live stream: Two Minutes to Midnight Conference with Noam Chomsky, Dan Ellsberg, Medea Benjamin and Others

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Live stream • New York City

"Two Minutes to Midnight" conference which will host a who's who of peace movement figures midst our Iran, Korea, Trump crises.

Speakers include Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, Medea Benjamin, Sergio Duarte, Zia Mian and others. 

It will be live streamed at the following urls:

1 - Morning session (10am-1pm):

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