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Apr
7
Sun
Annual PSR Arizona membership gathering @ Tucson, AZ - Amity Foundation
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

4 speaker presentations on nuclear weapons and on climate change action and a delicious buffet dinner. Please come and bring a guest!

Register here

Jun
25
Tue
Webinar: Fighting Climate Change Locally through Public-Private Partnerships: The 2030 District Network
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

As the federal government continues its failure to address the global climate crisis, innovative public-private partnerships such as the 2030 District Network are doing important work to fight climate change with local communities and businesses.

Speakers:

Peter Dobrovolny, retired architect and city planner
Peter was instrumental in creating the first 2030 District in Seattle as a city employee developing green building programs. In 2016, Peter cofounded the Tucson 2030 District, of which he currently serves as chair.

Barbara Warren, executive director of PSR Arizona
Barbara is a retired physician in internal and community medicine. She works to promote clean renewable energy, water protection and conservation, and education for communities to address the health and environmental impacts of the climate crisis. Barbara serves on the Tucson 2030 District Board of Directors.

Tuesday, June 25 at 8 pm EDT

Register here

Aug
4
Sun
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Remembrance @ Tucson, AZ
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This event commemorates the Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombing.

Sponsored by WILPF & PSR AZ.

Aug
6
Tue
Approval of Back from the Brink resolution @ Tucson, AZ - Mayor & Council Chambers City Hall, 1st floor
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm

Join PSR Arizona to watch as the Tucson, AZ Mayor & Council are expected to approve a Back from the Brink resolution.

Sep
20
Fri
Climate Strike, September 20, 2019 @ El Presidio Park, Tucson
Sep 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Oct
15
Tue
Film: The Nuns, The Priests and The Bombs @ The Loft, Tucson
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm

CELEBRATE 39 YEARS OF THE NUCLEAR RESISTER at the Arizona premiere of:

The Nuns, The Priests and The Bombs

Directed by Helen Young, this 2018 documentary tells the story of two nuclear disarmament actions:
the Disarm Now Plowshares (2009) and Transform Now Plowshares (2012).

TICKETS: $10 – $39 sliding scale

ADVANCE TICKET SALES INFO:
There are only 96 seats available for Screen 3 so get your seats SOON!!

Mail-in check deadline: October 8. Send a check for $10 – $39 per ticket (sliding scale), made payable and mailed to:

The Nuclear Resister, PO Box 43383, Tucson, AZ 85733. Please include a phone number and the names of the people who will be attending. We’ll have your names on the guest list when you arrive.

Any remaining seats will be available at the box office the day of the film.THE NUCLEAR RESISTER

The first issue of the Nuclear Resister (NR) newsletter was published in October 1980 and coincidentally contained just one action report: that of the Plowshares Eight, the very first nuclear disarmament action fulfilling the words of the prophet Isaiah “to beat swords into plowshares, and spears into pruning hooks.” NR coordinators Jack and Felice Cohen-Joppa have continued the work of reporting on nonviolent resistance for a nuclear-free future since then – for the past 33 years from Tucson – with assistance from hundreds of people.

This event is a fundraiser to help with travel expenses to Georgia to attend the October 21 trial in federal court of the Kings Bay Plowshares (KBP). Jack and Felice are providing jail support for one of the KBP, Fr. Steve Kelly SJ, who has been in a Georgia county jail since the April 2018 action.

 

All donations welcome – thank you for your support!For more information:

520-323-8697 – nukeresister@igc.org – www.nukeresister.org – nunspriestsbombsthefilm.com

Tuesday, October 15, 20197 p.m.at The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Tucson, AZ
There will be a brief intro to the film and an opportunity for discussion afterwards.