"The Environment and Nuclear War: Making the Link" What Madison Can Do to Save our planet
Lecture by Robert Dodge, MD
Dr. Bob Dodge is the Co-Chair of the Security Committee of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) – USA and President of PSR - Los Angeles. He successfully lobbied for the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and helped organize the US Back from the Brink campaign, which endorses the UN Treaty and calls for specific steps to lower the risk of nuclear war.
His city of Ojai, California recently endorsed the Back from the Brink recommendations and committed to nuclear weapon-free contracts and investments.
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Date and Time
October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
330 N. Orchard St. Madison, WI 53715
Ecumenical Peace Working Group of Wisconsin, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health -University of Wisconsin, Friends Meeting of Madison, Physicians for Social Responsibility - WI, and Womens’ International League for Peace and Freedom - Madison
Socially Responsible Investment: Individual and Institutional
Panel featuring Robert Dodge, MD, Vicki Elson, and Beth Norman
A panel discussion will discuss socially responsible investment and divesting in nuclear weaponry.
Dr. Dodge is a family physician practicing in Ventura, California. He is the Co-Chair of the Security Committee of PSR - USA and President of PSR - Los Angeles. Dr. Dodge successfully lobbied for the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in 2017 and helped organize the US “Back from the Brink” campaign.
His city of Ojai, California recently passed a resolution that supports the Back from the Brink recommendations and commits the city to nuclear weapon-free contracts and investments.
Vicki Elson is a co-founder of NuclearBan.US, which supports cities and states in aligning with the 2017 UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, with the ultimate goal of convincing the US and other nuclear armed nations to sign, ratify and implement the Treaty, thereby eliminating all nuclear weapons forever.
Her city of Northampton, Massachusetts just voted to align with the UN Treaty and divest in nuclear weapons.
Beth Norman is a financial advisor at RBC Wealth Management with extensive experience in socially responsible investment.
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View the speaker biographies here.
View press release here.
Date and Time
October 20, 2018
@ 9:30 AM Light Food and Refreshments
@ 10:00 AM Discussion Begins
Hub Room, Threshold Building,
2717 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI
Ecumenical Peace Working Group of Wisconsin, Friends Meeting of Madison, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Womens’ International League for Peace and Freedom - Madison, and Threshold
INTERNATIONAL Nuclear Abolition Day Lecture at Medical College of Wisconsin
In honor of International Nuclear Abolition Day (September 26), Dr. Monica Vohmann will share information about the medical effects of nuclear radiation, using examples from Caren Stelson's book, Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story.
The event is sponsored by SPSR Chapter at the Medical College of Wisconsin and PSR Wisconsin. For more information contact Sumaiya Salman, co-president of MCW Student PSR, or the PSR Wisconsin Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Lanterns for Peace 2018
August will mark 72 years since the US bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. Join us at this year's memorial event as we as we come together to remember the lives of those lost in war, and to reflect on a peaceful, nuclear weapons-free world.
For more information on this family friendly event, please email us at email@example.com.
Date and time
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 @ 6:00 PM
Tenney Park ~ 1500 Sherman Ave., Madison