Hiroshima Commemoration

The Social Justice Committee of Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives, Peace Action New York State, and Willow Interfaith Women's Choir invite you to watch:

A Virtual Commemoration of the 76th Anniversary of the U.S. Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”  Martin Luther King, Jr.

IT IS TIME TO BAN NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
IT IS TIME TO CUT MILITARY SPENDING.
IT IS TIME TO END RACISM, MILITARISM AND POVERTY.

  • Speakers: Ray Acheson, Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom; Emily Rubino, Director of Policy & Outreach, Peace Action NYS
  • Moderator: Claire Deroche, Social Justice Committee
  • UUCSR Reading: Margaret Engel, LI Alliance intern
  • Music: Willow Women’s Interfaith Choir with Director Farah Chandu
  • Closing: Margaret Melkonian, LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives

Co-sponsors: Homecoming Farm; South Country Peace Group; Pax Christi Long Island; North Country Peace Group; Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement; Peace Action Matters@Hofstra; LI Teachers for Human Rights Hofstra, UUCSR Shelter Rock Forum, Veterans for Peace LI (partial list)

Date/Time:
8/4/2021 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Location
Shelter Rock - VM Room 1
Contact:
Sharyn Esposito
sesposito@uucsr.org
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