Safeguarding Health and Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe with Dr. Tilman Ruff
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

Safeguarding Health and Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe with Dr. Tilman Ruff

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR) is sponsoring an address at the University of Washington by Dr. Tilman Ruff entitled “Safeguarding Health and Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe.” Dr. Ruff will address the issue of the humanitarian risks from nuclear weapons and the remarkable 2017 passage of the UN treaty banning nuclear weapons.

We invite you to hear Dr. Ruff and participate in a discussion on the status of nuclear risks on November 8th from 6:30-8:00 pm. It will be held in Foege Auditorium (S-060) at William H. Foege Hall, University of Washington, 3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105.  

Dr. Tilman Ruff is Co-President of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW, Nobel Peace Prize recipient in 1985) and co-founder of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN, Nobel Peace Prize recipient in 2017). He is Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne’s Nossal Institute for Global Health.

This event is co-sponsored by:

  • University of Washington Department of Global Health

  • The University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

  • Swedish Medical Center

  • Washington Permanente Medical Group

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Sep
29
to Nov 3

Nonviolent Grassroots Organizing Series

From September 29th - November 3rd, there will be 6 workshops every Thursday as part of the Nonviolent Grassroots Organizing series, led by our very own Glen Anderson.

The workshop will go from 1-3 pm on every Thursday, in Olympia, WA. For more information, contact Glen Anderson at (360) 491-9093 or glenanderson@integra.net

More information also in this flyer.

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Olympic Peninsula Progressives and Washington Against Nuclear Weapons meeting
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

Olympic Peninsula Progressives and Washington Against Nuclear Weapons meeting

Public meeting with Olympic Peninsula Progressives and Washington Against Nuclear Weapons.

Friday, September 28, 2018

  • 2:00 PM  4:00 PM

  • Port Angeles Library (map)

The Olympic Peninsula Progressives are hosting a meeting of the Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race

When: Friday, September 28, 2018 2-4 pm

Where: Port Angeles Library – Carver Room 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles, WA

GUEST SPEAKER Lilly Adams, with the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, based in Seattle.

Meeting will be videotaped, for viewing on Peninsula Area Public Access TV (PAPA TV)

All Are Welcome!

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Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race
Sep
20
12:30 PM12:30

Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race

Friday, September 28, 2018

  • 2:00 PM  4:00 PM

  • Port Angeles Library (map)

The Olympic Peninsula Progressives are hosting a meeting of the Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race

When: Friday, September 28, 2018 2-4 pm

Where: Port Angeles Library – Carver Room 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles, WA

GUEST SPEAKER Lilly Adams, with the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, based in Seattle.

Meeting will be videotaped, for viewing on Peninsula Area Public Access TV (PAPA TV)

All Are Welcome!

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"Love our Local Fest" festival: Olympia Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons information booth
Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

"Love our Local Fest" festival: Olympia Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons information booth

  • Bethel St and San Francisco Ave Olympia, WA (map)
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Olympia Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons information booth at "Love our Local Fest" festival in NE Olympia. Featuring "Knock Down the Myths About Nuclear Weapons."

Bethel St and San Francisco Ave, Olympia, WA, 1-10pm

More info on the festival's Facebook page here

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Olympia City Council meeting - vote on anti-nuclear weapons resolution!
Aug
7
6:30 PM18:30

Olympia City Council meeting - vote on anti-nuclear weapons resolution!

  • Olympia City Hall - Council Chambers (map)
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We've got some exciting news in Olympia: local activists have organized to introduce an anti-nuclear weapons resolution, and now their hard work is paying off. The Olympia City Council will vote on this resolution on August 7th (next Tuesday!) and we need your help to pack the room and show support. 

Come to vote on anti-nuclear weapons resolution. 7pm, doors open at 6:30pm. Olympia City Hall - Council Chambers. 

More info here.

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