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Gather at Livermore Lab Hiroshima Day
Wednesday August 06
corner of Patterson Pass Road and Vasco Road
|Contact Name||Scott Yundt|
|Email Address||scott [at] trivalleycares.org|
|Phone Number||(925) 443-7148|
|Address||2582 Old First St. Livermore, CA 94550
Gather at Livermore Lab to Protest Nuclear Weapons
7:30 AM: music, speakers, art, and a solemn moment of silence to honor radiation victims.
8:30 AM: short procession to the gate where those who choose will peacefully risk arrest.
Come to the Livermore nuclear weapons laboratory’s northwest corner, at Vasco & Patterson Pass Roads, in Livermore. There will be parking set up at the rally site and vanpools from the Dublin-Pleasanton BART station (call 925-443-7148 to reserve a seat).
On the 69th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we invite all who seek peace and justice to gather at the location where scientists are developing nuclear weapons. Each new weapon design involves upgraded features able to rain unimaginable devastation on a moment’s notice anywhere on Earth. The budget request reveals that 89% of the Livermore Lab’s funding (more than a billion dollars) will go to nuclear weapons activities in the coming year. Stand with the Hibakusha (A-bomb survivors) to proclaim "Never Again." No Nukes. Join us. Free.
Co-sponsored by American Friends Service Committee, Asian Americans for Peace & Justice, Campaign Nonviolence/Pace e Bene, Ecumenical Peace institute, Fr. Bill O’Donnell Social Justice Committee/Newman Peacemakers, Jane Addams Peace Association, Livermore Conversion Project, Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center, Nafsi ya Jamii, Nevada Desert Experience, No Nukes Action, Oakland CAN, Peace Action West, Physicians for Social Responsibility-SF Bay Area Chapter, Seven Generations, Tri-Valley CAREs, Western States Legal Foundation, and Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, Monterey County Branch. Additional co-sponsors welcome.
Tri-Valley CAREs Website: www.trivalleycares.org
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jul 9th, 2014 8:07 PM
Vasco and Patterson Pass Roads
Livermore, CA 94550
Bay Area peace and justice advocates will mark the 69th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan at the Livermore Lab, where the U.S. is spending billions of dollars to create "new and modified" nuclear bombs.
The Wednesday, August 6, 2014 event is titled, "Failure to Disarm: Holding Our Government Accountable." Participants will gather at the northwest corner of the Livermore Lab (at Vasco & Patterson Pass Roads). The event begins at 7:30 AM.
The one-hour program will feature music, art and speakers. Rick Wayman of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation will offer the keynote address on the recent lawsuits brought by the Republic of the Marshall Islands against the U.S. and 8 other nuclear powers for their "Failure to Disarm."
At 8:30 AM, there will be a "call to action," immediately followed by a procession to the Livermore Lab West Gate, where a Japanese folk dance will be performed. Those who choose will peaceably risk arrest. Others will witness and support.
For more information, contact Tri-Valley CAREs at 925-443-7148 or Western States Legal Foundation at 510-839-5877.
There will be parking set up at the rally site and vanpools from the Dublin-Pleasanton BART station (call 925-443-7148 to reserve a seat).
We invite all who seek peace and justice to gather at the location where scientists are developing nuclear weapons.
Each new weapon involves "upgraded" features able to rain unimaginable devastation anywhere on Earth. Livermore Lab's budget request shows that 89% of its funding is for nuclear weapons activities.
Stand with the Hibakusha (A-bomb survivors) to proclaim "Never Again." No Nukes! Join us!