Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Think Outside the Bomb

Think Outside the Bomb

When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara

Cost: Not available

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Workshops

Description: National grassroots conference to inspire action for nuclear abolition.

With Speakers:
Shigeko Sasamori, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing

Myrna Pagan, a leader of the effort to evict the US military base in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Steve Lopez, a leader of the Fort Mojave Nation tribal resistance to nuclear waste dumping

Andrew Lichterman, program director of the Western States Legal Foundation

Julia Moon Sparrow, a co-founder of the Shundahai Network, most famous for its association with recently-deceased Western Shoshone activist and spiritual leader Corbin Harney

David Krieger, president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Members of the student network that coordinated the May 2007 "No More Nukes In Our Name" hunger strike at the University of California

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