Pace e Bene announces:
The Campaign Nonviolence National Conference,
Albuquerque, New Mexico,
August 6-9, 2020
In partnership with the August 6 and 9 peace vigils at Los Alamos, NM
Marking the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Featuring Martin Sheen, Dolores Huerta, Richard Rohr, John Dear, Erica Chenoweth, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr., Roshi Joan Halifax, Ira Helfand, Frida Berrigan and others. Hosted by Pace e Bene’s Kit Evans-Ford and George Martin.
The Campaign Nonviolence National Conference takes place Friday evening and Saturday at the Hotel Albuquerque, 800 Rio Grande Blvd, NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico in their main ballroom, walking distance from the Old Town Plaza.
Space will be limited so mark your calendars and buy your tickets early!
On Thursday, August 6, 2020, from 4-8 p.m., in Los Alamos, NM, there will be a sackcloth and ashes silent contemplative sitting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima, followed by a march down the main street to Ashley Pond Park, the exact place where the Hiroshima bomb was built, for a rally with speakers and singers. By 8 p.m., candles will be lit and released on the pond in solidarity with the people of Hiroshima, Japan.
On Sunday August 9, 2020, buses will leave the Hotel Albuquerque at 8 a.m. and go to Los Alamos, NM, for the 11 a.m. sackcloth and ashes contemplative sitting followed by the march to Ashley Pond Park to mark the 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Nagasaki, featuring Dolores Huerta, Martin Sheen, Kit Evans-Ford, George Martin, John Dear, Roshi Joan Halifax, Ken Butigan, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr., and local anti-nuclear and indigenous leaders. Buses will return to Albuquerque by 6 p.m.
Buses transportation will be provided on both August 6th and 9th.
For questions, contact email@example.com or call 510-268-8765