NYC Peace Festival August 06, 2021 at 5:00pm - 11pm Eastern Time (US & Canada) 518 W 27th St New York NY 10001 New York, NY 10001 United States Contact person: Christian Ciobanu

Hosted by: Reverse The Trend


This event will provide opportunities for youth to become involved in peace building and climate activism.


Tentative Program (Aug 6, Friday from 5 - 11 pm)

Moderators: Reverse The Trend and Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Youth Activist, Brandon Wingfield, and Peace Boat US Director, Emilie McGlone


5:00 pm - Opening

5:15 pm - Introductions: Emilie McGlone, Peace Boat US; Christian N. Ciobanu, Reverse The Trend/Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

5:30 pm - Keynote Presentation: Video Message from UNODA #Youth4Disarmament Program, upcoming events for the Day Against Nuclear Testing

6:00 pm - UN Partners and Diplomats

6:30 pm - Hibakusha Messages from Peace Boat


Networking Break


7:00 pm - Peace Boat Youth : Christelle Barakat, Youth Champions for Disarmament, Juan Sebastian Olea, Youth for the SDGs scholar from Colombia


Presentation: Mitchie Takeuchi and Susan Strickler, “A Vow From Hiroshima”


7:30 pm - Reverse The Trend Youth Speakers: Sajani Patel, Jack Moses, and Andrew Kim

8:15 pm - 1 Future project with Taku Nishimae and Cannon Hersey, Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky

8:45 pm - Power of Art as Activism: Molly Hurley, Prospect Hill Foundation, Showcasing Paintings from Japan and Marshall Islands, Recording of the Marshallese Community Poem: A Journey Home


Networking Break - Drinks available and complimentary appetizers in reception area


9:00 pm - Spotlight on Climate Activism: Climate Cardinals

9:15 pm - How can you join ICAN: Seth Shelden, ICAN; and Asha Ashokan, NuclearBan.US

9:30 pm - Jazz Performance Cocktail reception with complimentary appetizers

9:45 pm - Special cheers with all partners in reception area (Christian and Emilie)

11:00 pm - Closing


There will be complimentary appetizers, as well as music by local artists.


Co-Sponsors: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Peace Boat US, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Zero Hour NYC, Climate Cardinals, Marshallese Educational Initiative, Manhattan Project for a Nuclear Free-World, NuclearBan.US, Selina Chelsea NYC Hotel, Peace Action New York State, and the Prospect Hill Foundation.


We are thrilled to return to in-person events and have assembled an amazing group of speakers and partner organizations for the event. To ensure the health and safety of all attendees, we will be following COVID-19 Guidelines.


Masks are requested be worn at all times while inside the venue. All attendees will be requested to show photo ID, proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test result.


This event will be in a hybrid format. If you prefer, you can watch it on zoom here.


RSVP: Here.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact [email protected]