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April 24 - 26 Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just & Sustainable World!
More than 150 organizations have already endorsed.
International Peace & Planet Conference (April 24-25) at The Cooper Union in lower Manhattan.
Sunday April 26, the day before the NPT Review begins, opens with an international Interfaith Convocation at the Tillman Chapel of the Church Center at the United Nations at 11:00 am.
Rally begins at 1 p.m. at the Union Square North Park
The Global Wave launched from the Union Square rally at 1:20 p.m.
With the unifying action of symbolically “waving good-bye” to nuclear weapons, it will proceed westward each time zone, each hour. The Global Wave will provide opportunities for people and organizations who cannot travel to New York to engage parliamentarians, mayors, religious leaders, youth, environmentalists, human rights activists, sports clubs, celebrities and other representatives of civil society.
March from Union Square North 2:15 pm, up 3rd Avenue to 47th street, and then over to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza.
Festival begins at 3 pm. in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
In addition to music, speakers, tents, and tables for participating organization to promote their work and resources, Gensuikyo (the Japan Council against A- & H-bombs) and other organizations will present millions of petition signatures calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons. Together we can achieve a nuclear-free, peaceful, just, and sustainable world.
International Planning Group: Joseph Gerson, American Friends Service Committee
Jackie Cabasso, Western States Legal Foundation and United for Peace & Justice
Kevin Martin, Peace Action
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Peace Action Maine presents:
Celebration of Peace, Love and Community
Saturday May 16th 12-3PM
Woodford's Club 179 Woodford St. [Woodford's Corner off Forrest Ave],Portland.
Music,Spoken Words and Community
Pot Luck [salads,apps or desserts]
Please RSVP Jacqui 284-3358