Monday, March 8, 2010

SURVIVAL: Strategies & Actions for a Nuclear Weapons Free World

Event including screening of the Journey of Repentance documentary by Ashley Michael Karitis, expert panel on nuclear weapons, and live teleconference with Steven Leeper from the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation will take place on March 28th and April 11th.

Sunday, March 28, 2010
1:30 - 5:00pm
Urban Grace Church
904 Market Street
Tacoma, WA

Sunday, April 11, 2010
1:30 - 5:00pm
Seattle University, Campion Ballroom
Seattle, WA

There are 30,000 nuclear warheads in the world and 15,500 are currently deployed or triggered. One of the largest nuclear weapons stockpiles is at Bangor Naval Base in Bangor, WA., 20 miles west of Seattle.....

Join us in this multimedia event that will update you on nuclear weapons and the implications they have on the economy, the environment, your health, and international law.

1.30-1.50pm - OVERVIEW and introduction

2pm - WORLD PREMIERE of the short documentary that followed Tacoma's own Journey of Repentance to Japan; directed by Ashley Michael Karitis

3pm - EXPERTS PANEL on NUCLEAR WEAPONS that will include:

-the local and global presence of nuclear weapons
-health and environmental consequences
-how the stockpiling of nuclear weapons violates international law
-the economics of nuclear weapons


-a LIVE video conference from Hiroshima to answer your questions about the upcoming Non-Proliferation Treaty Review in May 2010 at the UN

4.30pm - STRATEGIES & ACTIONS - What can YOU do and how YOU can get involved!

EVENT INCLUDES FREE FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS! Please try to bring 10 friends to help educate our communities about the dangers of nuclear weapons.

EVENT SPONSORS include City of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Hiroshima Peace and Culture Foundation, and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

**PARKING in Tacoma** is available on Market and 9th streets. Behind the church, "Court D" or paid parking on 9th Avenue is also available