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Honoring Legacies, Demanding a Better Future: PSR 2019 Visionary Leaders Awards Ceremony and Symposium Celebrate Bold Changemakers

PSR’s Visionary Leaders Awards ceremony and reception, now in its fourth year, recognizes individuals and organizations for their exemplary efforts in advancing nuclear weapons abolition and/or addressing environmental risks to human health, including the catastrophic consequences caused by climate change, through collaborations that strengthen the PSR mission. PSR works to address the gravest threats to …

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Calling All Student and Campus Peace Activists: ICAN Publishes “Schools of Mass Destruction” Report

On November 13, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)  launched a new report, “Schools of Mass Destruction: American Universities in the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex.” This report documents nearly 50 U.S. universities that are complicit in the maintenance and production of U.S. nuclear weapons through partnerships with the nuclear weapons laboratories, the Department …

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Greater Boston PSR and Washington PSR Host Events to Highlight Nuclear Weapons Issues and Hold Elected Officials Accountable

On September 29, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Washington Against Nuclear Weapons Coalition convened a People’s Town Hall on Nuclear Weapons, which brought together anti-war, environmental and Indigenous rights activists. The event was held to inform the public and elected officials about the nuclear weapons threat, highlighting Washington state’s nuclear arsenals, the role …

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Interview with Marylia Kelley, 2019 Visionary Leaders Award Recipient

This year at the 2019 PSR Visionary Leaders Awards, we are delighted to honor several  outstanding advocates who are working to abolish nuclear weapons and to address environmental hazards to health, including the climate crisis. Each week you will have an opportunity to meet one of our awardees.  This week, meet Marylia Kelley who will …

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