The Campaign for Accountability of American Bases and Yorkshire CND are planning a "big happening" at Menwith Hill spy base on Saturday, March 4. "Capture the nonviolent spirit of Seattle!" For more information, contact CAAB, 8 Park Row, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1HQ, England, U.K.; email: email@example.com web: http://www.gn.apc.org/cndyorks/caab/
The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance (OREPA) continues their campaign of civil resistance at the Y-12 uranium processing plant on April 8-9, when the participation of students from several regional colleges and universities is expected. For more information, contact OREPA, 100 Tulsa Rd., Suite 4A, Oak Ridge, TN 37380, (423)483-8202; firstname.lastname@example.org
Nevada Test Site/Honor the Mother 2000
Start planning now for Honor the Mother 2000 gathering and nonviolent direct action at the Nevada Nuclear Test Site, May 11-14, 2000. Sponsored by Healing Global Wounds for education, community and skills building, spiritual healing for earth and self, and taking personal action to halt destruction of the earth. For more information, contact Healing Global Wounds, P.O. Box 420, Tecopa, CA 92389; (760)852-4175; email@example.com
People's Campaign for Nonviolence
The People's Campaign for Nonviolence will be a public, faith-based 40-day campaign for disarmament and justice in Washington, D.C., July 1 - August 9, 2000. Among other events including nonviolence trainings with Rev. James Lawson and a kick-off panel discussion, daily rallies and nonviolent direct actions will take place variously at the White House, Pentagon, and Capitol, including a major march on the White House on Hiroshima Day, August 6, calling for nuclear disarmament, racial and economic justice, and in particular, the lifting the economic sanctions against Iraq (on this 10th anniversary). For more information, contact the Fellowship of Reconciliation, POB 271, Nyack, NY 10960; (914)358-4601; firstname.lastname@example.org
In conjunction with the Pax Christi National Assembly in July, 2000, a nonviolent witness will take place at Yorktown Naval Weapons Station in Virginia, where the Navy keeps W-88 nuclear warheads ready to be fitted onto Tomahawk cruise missiles. For more information on the action and a planned series of vigils leading up to it, contact Norfolk Catholic Worker, 1321 W. 38th St., Norfolk, VA 23508, (757)423-5420.
Newport War College
Plans are underway for an October 2000 Peace Festival which will include civil disobedience at the Newport War College and the Naval Underwater Warfare Center in Newport, RI. For more info contact Jon Rehmus (413)624-3025 or Phil Edmonds (401)273-4650.
The Bread and Roses Affinity Group will hold a "Death and Taxes Resistance Festival" on April 15 in Andover, MA. A puppet parade from the IRS to Raytheon corporate offices will be followed by a blockade of Raytheon's driveways. For more info, contact email@example.com or call (978)688-3569.