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Nuclear Weapons and Social Justice: Building an Interconnected Movement

  • Whatcom Peace & Justice Center 1220 Bay Street Bellingham, WA, 98225 United States (map)

On Wednesday, May 9, from 6-8 p.m., the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center (1220 Bay Street) will host a presentation on the connections between nuclear weapons and social and racial justice, including how diverse groups in Washington are uniquely affected by nuclear issues and how we can build a broader anti-nuclear weapons movement in Washington State.

“Nuclear Weapons and Social Justice: Building an Interconnected Movement” will be presented by Lilly Adams of Washington State Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR). Lilly coordinates WPSR’s nuclear arms abolition campaign, working to build a statewide coalition, engage with elected officials, and promote education and awareness of this issue. Lilly graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Society and Environment and is passionate about promoting environmental and social justice through community organizing. Lilly has worked as a community organizer with groups including CALPIRG, Food & Water Watch, Students Against Fracking, and Corporate Accountability International. She completed a year-long training program with Green Corps, the Field School for Environmental Organizing.

The presentation is open to the public, and social justice and antiwar groups alike are welcome and encouraged to attend. For language interpretation and disability accommodations, please contact: office@whatcompjc.org or 360-734-0217.

The Whatcom Peace & Justice Center, located at 1220 Bay Street in downtown Bellingham, works to create a voice for peace and social justice in Whatcom County through partnerships with local community and religious organizations, direct action, public witness, and education on alternatives to violence and war. We call on our government and society to disavow policies of violence and seek a culture of peace.