The First Anniversary of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Entering Into Force January 22, 2022 at 10:00am - 11am Eastern Time (US & Canada) Ferndale United Methodist Church 22331 Woodward Avenue Ferndale, MI 48220 United States Contact person: Kim Joy Bergier
Hosted by: Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network
10:00 to 10:30 AM Vigil outside using signs and banners celebrating the TPNW which we have from last year. Photo op for Nuclear Ban Treaty Days of Action Facebook.
10:30 to 11:00 AM In the Church Fellowship Hall downstairs to hear from our Representatives as well present our plan to get more signatures. Kim will give a brief history of TPNW and ways that you can get involved.
We are inviting Representative Rashida Tlaib to thank her for signing the Pledge to advocate for the U.S. to ratify the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). We are inviting Representatives Andy Levin, Brenda Lawrence, and Debbie Dingell to sign the Pledge.
We are also requesting of them to co-sponsor: H.R. 2850— 117th Congress (2021-2022) “Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and Energy Conversion Act of 2021”
There is free parking in the back of the church and across the street.
Safety: Everyone needs to observe appropriate COVID precautions. Therefore, we expect participants to wear a mask and practice social distancing. If you are not fully vaccinated, please have a negative test for COVID test within 72 hours before Jan. 22. Thank You!
Sponsored by The Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network: Citizens for Peace, Michigan Coalition for Human Rights, Meta Peace Team, Michigan Stop the Nuclear Bombs Campaign, Pax Christi Michigan, Peace Action of Michigan, Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Detroit Chapter.