Remembering Hiroshima, Preventing Nuclear War:
An Educational Experience
SUNDAY Aug 4th, 2PM-4PM
The State Museum, Gervais Room (2nd Floor by Main Staircase)
301 Gervais St. Columbia, SC 29201
Join us for the 29th Annual Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance in Columbia, SC. This year we’ll feature an interactive exhibit featuring storytelling, arts and craft making (peace cranes, lanterns), video and more remembering the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and highlighting efforts to prevent nuclear war. Drop in!
Free and open to the public. $1 Admission to the rest of The State Museum.
Sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Friends Meeting (Quakers)
City of Columbia Council Meeting
TUESDAY July 16th 6PM
1737 Main St. Columbia, SC
Please join us in support of the Columbia City Council passing a proclamation declaring Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance Day on August 4th. There will also be a resolution on the agenda in support of the “Ban the Box” campaign.
Check out the full text of the Hiroshima resolution here…
Continue reading “City of Columbia to Proclaim Aug 4th Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance Day”
Hiroshima In Our Hearts: Moving Beyond the Bomb
SUNDAY Aug 5th 2pm-4pm
SC State Museum, Gervais Room
301 Gervais St. Columbia, SC
Join us for the 28th Annual Hiroshima Vigil in Columbia, SC… “Hiroshima In Our Hearts: Moving Beyond the Bomb” is a special observance, remembrance and a vigil to acknowledge the horror of nuclear weapons and the need for nuclear disarmament. We will will remember the destruction caused by nuclear weapons, celebrate community, and pledge to walk together in peace with music, spoken word, creation of a mandala, origami, and reflections.
FREE and open to the public. RSVP/Share on Facebook
Columbia Friends Meeting (Quakers)
Carolina Peace Resource Center
On August 6, 2016, the 71st anniversary of the detonation of the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, attend a peace vigil at 7:00 PM at Columbia Friends Meeting, 120 Pisgah Church Road, Columbia, SC 29203. We are planting a peace pole. This event is open to the public. It is a free interfaith memorial. Prayers from faith groups over the city have been asked to contribute. Anyone with an interest should call (803) 237-2656 or contact Harry Rogers at harryrogers “at” carolinapeace.org
Every time we take a peaceful step, the world changes.
Please join us for a reflective vigil remembering the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb. Let us work for nuclear disarmament to ensure that the atomic horror is never repeated. Features poster display, short film & panel discussion on importance of peace with Iran.
Augusta Library, 823 Telfair St, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Free and open to the public.
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Hiroshima Vigils 2015
featuring Morihiko Nakahara of the SC Philharmonic
THURSDAY August 6th 7PM Continue reading “2015 Events Marking Hiroshima & Nagasaki 70th Anniversary”
“Effective Lobbying and Nuclear Disarmament”
with David Culp of the Friends Committtee on National Legislation (FCNL)
FRI Feb 15th, 1PM
USC, Green Quad Learning Center, West Quad-Building D, 1216 Wheat St. (Sumter & Wheat St.)
(Entrance off of Sumter St. between buildings, look for sign on Sumter St. that reads “West Quad-D Center for Sustainable Learning” )
David Culp is the FCNL Legislative Representative focusing on Nuclear Disarmament legislation. David has 15 years experience on nuclear arms control and disarmament legislation. He was instrumental in the passage of the nuclear testing moratorium in 1992; the ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention in 1997; and the defeat of a new nuclear warhead, or nuclear “bunker buster” in 2004. He is one of six registered lobbyists on nuclear disarmament on Capitol Hill.
RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/260201997445761/
About David Culp: http://fcnl.org/about/who/staff/david_culp/
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