Our cherished Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will enter into force as LAW in its first 50 countries on 1/22/21.
How to celebrate such a breakthrough? Here are some suggestions!
Monday 1/18/21, 1pm EST online:
As part of local MLK DAY Celebrations, Vicki and Joaini of NuclearBan.US will be offering a 50-minute virtual workshop at 1pm EST.
Dr. King had a lot to say about nuclear weapons! Click here to register.
Tuesday 1/19/21, 6pm CST (7pm EST) online:
Ray Acheson of Reaching Critical Will and Timmon Wallis of NuclearBan.US will speaking live about the treaty on Radio KKFI in Kansas City!
Wednesday 1/20/21, 6pm EST online:
Mayor Nicole LaChappelle of Easthampton, Massachusetts, will issue an Executive Policy Order to align this city with the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, by divesting the city from the nuclear weapons industry and refusing contracts with companies that make nuclear weapons.
You can listen in via this zoom link, and also ask to speak for up to three minutes in support of the Mayor at the start of the City Council meeting at 6pm:
Thursday 1/21/21, 9am EST (2pm GMT) online:
9am EST, 100 Plastics Ave, Pittsfield, MA:
General Dynamics makes the launch mechanism for submarine-launched nuclear missiles. We will deliver information to staff about how the Treaty will affect their company, even if the US never joins the Treaty.
12noon EST, 50 Prince St, Northampton, MA:
12noon EST, Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA:
Meet at the Fresh Pond Whole Foods (200 Alewife Brook Pkwy) to stand up to call upon the US to join the Nuclear Ban Treaty. Come join us.
Weather permitting, including extreme cold. Masks and social distancing required. Some signs available.
3pm EST, Park Street Station, Downtown Boston:
There will be speeches at Park Street MBTA Station at the corner of Boston Common, followed by a march to the State Capitol building. Organized by Boston Area Disarmament Activists and Students (members and volunteers from NuclearBan.US, Veterans for Peace, and the Brandeis Students’ No War on Iran Campaign).
3pm EST, online:
Saturday 1/23/21 9:30am-5pm EST, online:
There will be a breakout session on the Nuclear Ban Treaty on other treaties, featuring Tim and Vicki from NuclearBan.US as well as others, at 12:30pm EST.