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Join Us for Atomic West and the 2013 Interfaith Peace Walk

July 26, 2013 - August 11, 2013

Please join us for a special program, Atomic West, which explores the dangers of nuclear technologies in the western United States.

When: Friday, July 26th, 7:00 PM (not Sunday as we incorrectly stated in the email alert)

Where: Augustana Lutheran Church, 2710 NE 14th Avenue in Portland

Featuring local speakers from No Nukes NW, Native American perspectives, peace activists, and Fukushima survivor Chikako Nishiyama, one of 160,000 refugees from the March 11th, 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster.

This program opens the annual Interfaith Peace Walk that begins in Portland and travels throughout Oregon and Washington (including Hood River, Richland, the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Seattle, and ending on August 11th at the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in Poulsbo, WA).

Also, please join the beginning of the annual Interfaith Peace Walk on Saturday, July 27th at 8:30 AM at the Japanese American Historical Plaza (NW Naito Parkway and Couch Street in Portland). All are welcome to join for a few hours, few days, or to complete the entire 210 mile walk.

For the full Interfaith Peace Walk schedule, please download the event flyer.

For questions, please contact Senji Kanaeda at 206-780-6739.

Resources

  • Radioactivity and Human Health

    A look at the implications for human health of an accident at a nuclear power reactor, using the 2011 nuclear reactor accident in Fukushima, Japan as a frame of reference. Read more »

  • Nuclear Famine: A Billion People at Risk Report

    Newly generated data on the decline in agricultural production that would follow a limited, regional nuclear war in South Asia support the concern that more than one billion people would be in danger of starvation. Epidemic disease and further conflict spawned by such a famine would put additional hundreds of millions at risk. Read more »

  • Don't Bank on the Bomb Report

    Don’t Bank on the Bomb is the first major global report on the financing of companies that manufacture, modernize and maintain nuclear weapons and their delivery vehicles. It identifies more than 300 banks, insurance companies, pension funds and asset managers from 30 countries that invest significantly in 20 major nuclear weapons producers. Read more »