City of Takoma Park Proclamation Endorsing the TPNW January 13, 2021 at 7:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time (US & Canada) | virtual | 7500 Maple Ave Takoma Park, MD 20912 United States Contact person: Beyond Nuclear (Linda Pentz Gunter) Virtual event | link: 


At the opening of the City of Takoma Park's January 13, City Council meeting, the mayor, Kate Stewart, will read an official proclamation recognizing and celebrating the entry into force of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The City of Takoma Park, Maryland, was one of the first US cities to declare itself a nuclear-free zone, in 1983. In March 2018, Takoma Park became the first US city to declare its compliance with the TPNW after it was adopted at the UN in July 2017. You can watch the delivery of the Proclamation live on City Council Video: