— SF area events with Marshall Islands’ climate ambassador, August 3-9

From Tri-Valley CAREs

Wednesday August 3, 2016    7 pm
Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change: Twin Existential Threats

Join us in Oakland for a showing of “Nuclear Savage” documentary film (one-hour version). Followed by Tony de Brum from the Marshall Islands as keynote speaker. Wine and light refreshments. Donation requested: $5 – $20 (no one turned away).Sponsored by American Friends Service Committee, Asian-Americans for Peace & Justice, Livermore Conversion Project, No Nukes Action, Northern California Climate Mobilization (Steering Committee), Pax Christi-NorCal, Peace Action, Physicians for Social Responsibility-SF Bay Area, Tri-Valley CAREs and Western States Legal Foundation.

Location: Humanist Hall, 390 27th St, Oakland
More Info: (925) 443-7148


Thursday August 4, 2016    6 – 9 pm
Hon. Tony deBrum Roundtable & Potluck Dinner with Pacific Islanders & Indigenous Communities

An Intimate evening with Hon Tony deBrum, current Republic of the Marshall Islands’ (RMI) Ambassador for Climate. The Hon. deBrum will be offering a Keynote presentation and participating in a Roundtable Discussion with leading Indigenous Leaders, Corrina Gould (Ohlone, California) and others (will be shortly announced) to discuss Climate Change and pathways for self-determination for Pacific Islander communities and for Indigenous communities here in California. The Roundtable discussion will be facilitated by Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu (Tongan, Pacific Islander). & Marshallese Community Leader, Yoshitaga Kaneho and the Marshallese Community of Sacramento will be conducting Opening and Closing ceremonies. Potluck dinner. Please bring food to share.

Location: East Bay Media Center, 1939 Addison Street, Berkeley
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Friday August 5, 2016   7 pm
Tony deBrum – Nuclear Zero

Activist and Former Foreign Minister of the Marshall Islands speaking on Nuclear Weapons Elimination and Climate Change. Free: donation requested. Sponsored by Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center and the Green Group of the Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center.

Location:  Bortin Hall, Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek.
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Sunday, August 7, 2016  3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Sacramento August Peace Event: Challenging the Nuclear Giants to Disarm

Nobel Peace nominee Tony deBrum will address the Marshall Islands’ landmark suit to force nuclear disarmament. Free, donations welcome.

Location: Social hall, St John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 L St, Sacramento
Click here for more info or call (916) 485-5451


Tuesday, August 9, 2016  8 AM
Disarm Now! Nagasaki Day Action at Livermore Lab Gates