WILPF-US Nuclear-Free Future Tour, Johnson City TN, Ellen Thomas speaking

2 Apr 2017 - 18:00

Johnson City, TN 37601

What: “Sundays at Six” Social Justice Film Series, hosted by Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation Ministry (JPIC)
Where:  St. Mary’s Church, 2211 East Lakeview Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601
When:  Sunday, April 2, 6:00 p.m.
Why:  Promote an understanding of the consequences to humanity of nuclear war & nuclear weapons production – and what we can do about it!
Who:  Ellen Thomas, Women’s Int’l League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) Nuclear Free Future Campaign – Let’s End the Whole Nuclear Era! 

Ellen will speak about WILPF-US’s push this year to “End the Whole Nuclear Era” – the genesis and essence of Eleanor Holmes Norton’s nuclear weapons abolition and energy conversion bill introduced each session of Congress since 1994; about the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty negotiations, and the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb in New York and all over the country June 17; the unnecessary and extremely hazardous shipments of highly radioactive liquid waste from Chalk River, Canada to Savannah River Site, South Carolina; the uranium mining moratorium and cleanup bill promoted by the Lakota Sioux at Pine Ridge Reservation that still hasn’t been introduced and needs to be; about her experience using voter initiatives as a tool for education and change.  She will ask people to sign World Beyond War’s pledge to end war.

PLUS  2 short films–Civil Defense short & “If You Love This Planet”

Contact:  Linda Cataldo Modica <lcmodica@aol.com>

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