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Events

  • May 15, 2016

    Des Moines, Iowa

    U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

    Share your concerns about U.S. Security Policy with Democratic Candidates for the U.S. Senate--help put Nuclear Weapons and the destabilizing role of climate change on an increasingly degraded global environment on the national agenda!

  • May 10, 2016

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Johnson County Supervisor Candidates Environmental Forum

    Johnson County environmental groups present a Supervisor candidates forum about issues of concern in the June 7 Primary Election.

  • April 24, 2016

    Oxford, Iowa

    Nature Explore Family Fair

    This family-focused event emphasizes the combined aims of Earth Day, Arbor Day, and the Days of Climate Action, for a sustainable, resilient future.

  • April 20, 2016

    Iowa City, Iowa

    2016 Primary Environmental Issues: Johnson County Supervisors

    Johnson County environmental groups are joining together to present information about issues of concern in the June 7 Primary Election for Johnson County Supervisors, including Land Use, Food Production, and Transportation.

  • April 11, 2016

    Iowa City, Iowa

    PSR Iowa Monthly Meeting

    Mon. April 11th at 7:00 pm is PSR Iowa's regular monthly meeting in Room 200, Old Brick Annex, 20 East Market St.

  • April 4, 2016

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Fly Kites Not Weaponized Drones

    Come Fly with Us: "Fly Kites Not Weaponized Drones," in solidarity with Afghan youth who instituted the day to bring attention to the human costs of drones flying over and terrorizing their communities.

  • December 9, 2015

    Madison, Wisconsin

    No Coal for Christmas

    Iowa PSR's Dr. Maureen McCue will present the health impacts of coal in the heavily coal-reliant state of Wisconsin.

  • October 29, 2015

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Remembering Sandy

    PSR Iowa and UI Center for Human Rights present a screening of the short documentary Sandy 2012 on Hurricane Sandy, followed by panel discussion of issues highlighted in the film.

  • August 9, 2015

    Iowa City, Iowa

    70th Anniversary Hiroshima/Nagasaki: Is Abolition Possible?

    Join Iowa PSR for an all-day event on nuclear abolition, followed by a bike ride.

  • July 27, 2015 - July 30, 2015

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Johnson County Fair

    Iowa PSR will have a booth at the County Fair with information on their issues and activities for children.

  • April 26, 2015

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Earth Day: Kids to Help Bandage our Wounded Earth

    Part of the Family Fun Fair, featuring kid-friendly events and a raffle with environmentally-friendly prizes.

  • April 15, 2015

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Tax Day

    PSR Iowa will hold a media event where Iowans will share how they would use the funds currently paid to support the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, to support life and well-being in Iowa.

  • January 22, 2014

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Film Screening: Unmanned: America's Drone Wars

    The 78 minutes long film by The Brave New Foundation will be followed by a discussion of the Drone issue in its role and impacts here in Iowa.

  • January 13, 2014

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Iowa PSR Meeting

    I-PSR regular meeting with a focus on climate change.

  • August 29, 2013

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Film Screening & Discussion: Atomic Mom

    Two mother/daughter pairs -- one who worked as a nuclear weapons researcher, one who survived the atomic bomb -- explore the implications of their very different but linked histories.

  • August 27, 2013

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Assessing US/Iran Relations Today: What's New in the New Regime

    Yashar Vacef of the Iowa UNA, and Iranian by birth will share his impressions of the latest in the diplomatic affairs between the US and the new Iranian administration.

  • March 26, 2013

    Wilton, Iowa

    Public Meeting on Proposed Nuclear Power Plant

    Iowa PSR participates in a Wilton, Iowa community meeting on a proposed nuclear power plant.

  • March 13, 2013

    New York City, New York

    The Sad Status of Women's Health and Human Rights Two Years After the Fukushima Disaster

    Dr. Maureen McCue speaks at the UN meeting on women's health and rights.

  • March 11, 2013

    Des Moines, Iowa

    Film Screening: "Atomic States of America"

    Iowa PSR co-hosts a screening and discussion of the new documentary on the 2nd anniversary of the Fukushima Disaster.

  • March 9, 2013

    Davenport, Iowa

    Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Global Health Convention

    Iowa PSR participates in this regional conference on global health for girls.