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Talking About Nuclear Weapons with the Persuadable Middle - How to PR for the USA
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - home of the Doomsday Clock, set at 6 minutes to midnight as of July 2011
Nuclear Weapons and Compliance with International Humanitarian Law and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in the FORDHAM INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL, Volume 34, Issue 2 (Spring 2011) by Charles J. Moxley, Jr., John Burroughs, & Jonathan Granoff - If nations abided by international law, there would be no nuclear weapons.
Beyond War - a follow on organization to the highly active 1980's Beyond War Foundation. Today's Beyond War though centered in Portland has 15 chapters around the US. Keep an eye on this group!
Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics - nuclear disarmament, middle east peace, social justice
Unity-and-Diversity World Council - perhaps should be in the global section - centered in Los Angeles but with world focus
USC IGM Art Gallery is headed up by Lynn Crandall, an indefatigable pursuer of peace and an advocate for placing children, youth, their families, health and culture in the forefront of decision making. The gallery's latest installation, SHADOWS: For the Children by Richard Fukuhara & Zoltan Tokes, PhD, runs through Feb 23, 2013. Richard Fukuhara's portion of the exhibition was based in part on his recent visit to Hiroshima. If you are in Los Angeles, you might want to drop by and see the exhibit for yourself.
San Francisco Bay Area
UN-65 Nuclear Disarmament Panel Sunday, Oct 24 1:00 PM
to 3:30 PM sponsored by UNA-SF and SGI.
American Friends Service Committee - San Francisco - nuclear disarmament is high on AFSC priority list
Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice out of Palo Alto area - nearly 40 faith communities and traditions
Nuclear Risk and Nuclear Risk Blog - Prof Martin Hellman's initiative out of Stanford. Prof Hellman was the chief US editor of the 1987 Breakthrough: Emerging New Thinking, Soviet and Western Scholars Issue a Challenge to Build a World Beyond War. Professor Hellman is concerned on how to work effectively for nuclear disarmament in the post-soviet era, when the level of concern about nuclear war has plummeted. His 2011 Handout on the subject is a useful read for anyone who wants to build a local circle for nuclear disarmament - worth reading just to learn what the global grenzsituation is. His How Risky is Nuclear Optimism? article from the March/April 2011 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is a don't miss.
Peace Action of San Mateo County - weekly peace vigil and much more
Peace Action West - Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq and, of course, nuclear disarmament
Physicians for Social Responsibility, SF Bay Area Chapter - highly respected - has a great speakers bureau
Tri-Valley CAREs in Livermore, California monitors the Livermore Labs, stands against nuclear weapons and against radiocative contamination of the environment. Communities Against a Radioactive Environment.
United Nations Association - San Francisco keeps making it happen for all UN related matters, not least, nuclear disarmament.
Western States Legal Foundation - home of sparkplug Jackie Cabasso
Partnerships In Peace Headquarters - Atlanta Georgia - an active Atlanta organization devoted to community and world peace. The website is a pleasure to peruse with lots of delightful photos.
US United Methodist Church - A strong statement against nuclear deterrence as well as nuclear weapons.
Religions for Peace - a Huffington Post article by Dr William F. Vendley entitled Nuclear Theology. "Possessing [nuclear weapons] we claim the globe as acceptable collateral for our interests."
Nukes is an online resource with dozens of links to formal statements
by religious bodies on the subject of nuclear weapons - collected through
Quotes compiled by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation from many faiths: Catholicism * Lutheran * United Church of Christ * United Methodist Church * Baptist Churches * Islam * Judaism * Presbyterian * Quakers * Universal Unitarians * Buddhism * Canadian Churches * Interfaith Statements * Daoism * Hinduism * Jainism
US Southern Baptist Convention - Resolution on Peace with Justice supports "mutually verifiable disarmament, including nuclear disarmament...".
A Million Pleas Campaign - ICAN Australia launches a campaign very like our own ii4nd smile/scowl endeavor! Do we want to hook up with the Million Pleas? Please!
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) - a global grassroots campaign
Nuclear Abolition Forum - online magazine cofounded by 8 organizations: Albert Schweitzer Institute, Global Security Institute, INESAP, IALANA, IPPNW, Middle Powers Initiative, Pugwash, World Future Council
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Higly respected source of information and help for nuclear disarmament organizers
Peace An NGO with consultative status at the UN, Pathways to Peace
promotes the International Day of Peace with local and global initiatives.
Ii4nd aims to partner with PtP to promote the International Day of Peace
(Sept 21) as part of our plan.