“Let’s End the Whole Nuclear Era” – Ellen Thomas and Odile Hugonot-Haber in Pittsburgh

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18 May 2017 - 19:30

Pittsburgh PA

“Let’s End the Whole Nuclear Era” 
Thursday May 18 7:30pm
Friends Meeting House
4836 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh PA
Ellen Thomas and Odile Hugonot-Haber will be representing Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom on the 5,000 mile tour  to promote a nuclear-free future.  They will speak about
* The nuclear weapons ban treaty negotiations June 19-July 7, 2017, and the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb on June 17;
* Eleanor Holmes Norton’s nuclear weapons abolition and energy conversion bill, introduced each session since 1994 – move the money from nuclear and other weapons to carbon-free, nuclear-free energy, environmental restoration, and other human needs;
* The campaign to stop the unnecessary and extremely hazardous shipments of highly radioactive liquid waste from Chalk River, Canada to Savannah River Site, South Carolina;
* Efforts to achieve the uranium mining moratorium and cleanup bill promoted by Defenders of the Black Hills;
* Voter initiatives as a tool for education and change.
Ellen Thomas bio
* Current Co-Chair of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Disarm/End Wars Committee (since 2008)
* Co-founder of Proposition One Campaign for a Nuclear Free Future (1990)
* Maintained a vigil for global nuclear weapons abolition north of the White House day and night for 18 years (1984-2002)
Odile Hugonot-Haber
Current chair of WILPF-US Middle East Committee
Recent co-chair of WILPF-US Program Committee
Working for a Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Middle East

 

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