Ordinary people working together to eliminate nuclear weapons, reduce military spending, support global peacemaking and restore the well being of our planet.
Social Hour and Silent Auction – 11:45AM
Lunch – 12:45PM
Event Ends at 4:00PM
Silent Auction features theater tickets, jewelry, subscriptions and restaurant gift certificates.
Using dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans, Voices of a People’s History of the United States focuses on the concept of democracy based on the lives and experiences of ordinary Americans who, through their words and actions, changed the course of history. Based on a groundbreaking documentary film released in 2009, narrated by Howard Zinn, Voices of a People’s History is now being performed live across the country by groups like NJ Peace Action.
New Jersey Peace Action recently co-hosted Hibakusha, Mrs. Yakuko Ohta at venues in Montclair, Cranford and Weehawken.
Not Letting the Tragedies of Nuclear Weapons Destroy Our Future Prospects for Peace
Under the Wreckage of a House
Even now, if I saw intense lightning under a blue sky, I would cover my head and run to hide inside. This is because such a light would remind me of the murderous light that I saw 65 years ago.
Here’s how you can get involved.
1. The New START Treaty: Join us in calling on all U.S. Senators, Republican and Democrat alike, to vote to ratify the new START Treaty, an agreement between the United States and Russia to reduce the number of nuclear weapons in both countries.