SF Bay Area

Activists Rally on the International Day to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

On Saturday, September 26 2020, activists joined the national movement to stand out for the elimination of nuclear weapons and to call on Congress to divest from war and invest in human needs.

From San Francisco, CA to Taos, New Mexico, to Chicago, IL activists demonstrated to draw attention to the billions of dollars we spend on nuclear weapons in our $740 billion Pentagon budget annually. Many protested outside of their Congressional representative’s office to hold them accountable for their vote on legislation to cut the Pentagon budget by 10%. Make sure you check here to see how they voted on historic legislation to cut the Pentagon budget by 10% and hold them accountable if they voted no!

Below are highlights from actions held across the country:

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8
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5:00 PM Friday Peace Vigil Back on the S... @ In front of MLK Library
Friday Peace Vigil Back on the S... @ In front of MLK Library
Jul 8 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Friday Peace Vigil Back on the Street. @ In front of MLK Library
End Endless War Remaining silent is not an option. We can either have a culture of complicity, or a culture of resistance. With no public opposition we will have a culture of complicity. Public acts[...]
Gatherings
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29
Wed
1:00 PM The Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit
The Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit
Jun 29 @ 1:00 PM – Aug 14 @ 6:00 PM
The Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit
During America’s War in Vietnam, tens of thousands of GIs and veterans created a robust movement in opposition to the war. Yet its history is largely unknown. The Waging Peace in Vietnam exhibit and its companion[...]
Jul
8
Fri
12:00 PM Dance of Peace Class Municipal R...
Dance of Peace Class Municipal R...
Jul 8 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Dance of Peace Class Municipal Rose Garden.
Join Khalilah Ramirez, the Peace Dancer, for the Dance of Peace class at the Municipal Rose Garden (at Dana and Naglee) San Jose. Dance & Play among the flowers! You will learn how to create[...]
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9
Sat
9:00 AM Peaceful Yoga w/Khalilah @ Online
Peaceful Yoga w/Khalilah @ Online
Jul 9 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Peaceful Yoga w/Khalilah @ Online
Description This is a morning yoga class focused on strengthening, calming and centering the body, mind and spirit. No prior experience in yoga is required. Link To All Classes: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3090894469… Meeting ID:[...]
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18
Mon
4:00 PM Peace Collective Delegation to V...
Peace Collective Delegation to V...
Jul 18 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Peace Collective Delegation to Venezuela Info Session
The Peace Collective is made up of people under the age of 30 who come together for anti-imperialist education in the form of book clubs and discussions. Collective members have opportunities to start or get connected to[...]

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