Racial Equity and Nuclear Weapons: A Discussion about Ending the Age of Oppression and Abuse of Power
May 23, 2017
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“Racial Equity and Nuclear Weapons:

A Discussion about Ending the Age of Oppression and Abuse of Power”

 

Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA) outreach event

to youth and people of color

 

Let’s celebrate our diversity and intersectionality as we join forces to abolish nuclear weapons & power, secure radioactive waste, save the climate, & protect people and the planet!

 

Wednesday, May 24, 7 to 9pm

 

Nicolás Guillén Room

Busboys and Poets @ Takoma

235 Carroll St. NW, Washington, DC 20012

(very near the Takoma Red Line Metro Station, and immediately adjacent to the Nuclear-Free Zone of Takoma Park, Maryland)

 

Busboys’ delicious hors d’oeuvres (meat, vegetarian & vegan), desserts, and drinks (beer, wine, & non-alcoholic beverages), are free

for the first 50 attendees who RSVP*

 

Speakers:

 

Sebastian Medina-Tayac, Piscataway Nation

 

Cee’ Cee’ Anderson, Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions

<http://www.gawand.org>, an independent grassroots, woman-led organization that seeks to direct women’s voices into a powerful movement for social change. WAND empowers women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism, and redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs

 

Lisa Fager, Director of Public Policy and Operations, Hip Hop Caucus

<http://www.hiphopcaucus.org/>, a national, non-profit and non-partisan organization that connects the Hip Hop community to the civic process to build power and create positive change

 

Short selections from the documentary films “Containment” (<http://www.redactedpictures.com/>, 2015, by Robb Moss and Peter Gallison) & “Nuclear Savage: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1” (<https://www.nuclearsavage.com/>, 2011, by Adam Jones Horowitz), will also be shown

 

Georgia WAND is a member of ANA <http://www.ananuclear.org>, a network of organizations and leaders seeking a nuclear-free future that safeguards our communities and environment. This event is being held in conjunction with the conclusion of ANA’s annual DC Days

 

*For more information, and to RSVP, please contact Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear, (240) 462-3216, <kevin@beyondnuclear.org>

Article originally appeared on Beyond Nuclear (http://www.beyondnuclear.org/).
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