Honolulu Passes Back from the Brink Resolution

Honolulu Passes Back from the Brink Resolution

On November 6th, Honolulu became the first city in Hawaii and the 38th city nationwide to pass a Back from the Brink resolution to prevent nuclear war.  Being both the capital and largest city in the state, this is a huge accomplishment for the Veterans for Peace activists who initiated the resolution.

Arcata, CA Unanimously Passes Back from the Brink Resolution

Arcata, CA Unanimously Passes Back from the Brink Resolution

On October 16th, Arcata, CA became the 37th city nationally, and the 6th in California to endorse the Back from the Brink policy platform, thanks to a strong coalition of local activists that included Against the Wind, Veterans for Peace, the Golden Rule Project, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, and the Quakers.

Watch: Back from the Brink: Organizing Locally to Prevent Nuclear War

Watch: Back from the Brink: Organizing Locally to Prevent Nuclear War

On September 25, 2019, Back from the Brink hosted a webinar titled “Back from the Brink: Organizing Locally to Prevent Nuclear War.” The goal of the webinar was to share the successes the campaign has had so far, provide tools to help get more involved, and to connect interested parties to others in their area who can provide guidance and assistance.

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Endorses Back from the Brink

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Endorses Back from the Brink

On September 23rd, the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates released a statement of support for the Back from the Brink campaign as well as other international efforts to reduce the likelihood of nuclear war, including the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons...
Join Our Sept. 25 Webinar: Organizing Locally to Prevent Nuclear War

Join Our Sept. 25 Webinar: Organizing Locally to Prevent Nuclear War

Join us on September 25 as we launch the next phase of the Back from the Brink initiative with a national webinar: Back from the Brink – Organizing Locally to Prevent Nuclear War. We’ll share some of our successes, lessons learned so far, and present strategies and tools for individuals and organizations to take action locally.

Back from the Brink Resolution Passes Unanimously in Tucson

Back from the Brink Resolution Passes Unanimously in Tucson

On August 6th, Tucson passed Arizona’s first Back from the Brink resolution, becoming the 33rd city/town to endorse our policy agenda to prevent nuclear war. This momentous victory comes on the heels of strong, long-standing nuclear weapons advocacy in Tucson, and builds upon previous votes in the City Council against nuclear weapons in 1987 and 2006.

Oregon Votes to Urge Congress to Prevent Nuclear War

Oregon Votes to Urge Congress to Prevent Nuclear War

On June 24th, Oregon’s House of Representatives voted to approve Senate Joint Memorial 5 (SJM 5), which urges congress to lead a global effort to reduce the threat of nuclear war, making it the second state in the nation after California to pass such legislation in both chambers. The bill passed the Oregon Senate on May 20th.

Santa Barbara Includes Back from the Brink in Legislative Platform

Santa Barbara Includes Back from the Brink in Legislative Platform

Santa Barbara–On June 18, 2019, the Santa Barbara City Council voted 6 to 1 to include in the new, revised legislative platform for the city, language that supports the prohibition of nuclear weapons, subject to Congressional oversight. The city’s legislative platform...
Back from the Brink Goes to Congress!

Back from the Brink Goes to Congress!

On April 10, Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced H. Res. 302, which calls for common sense reforms that will keep us all safer and put us on the path toward global nuclear disarmament. The resolution advocates for our entire Back...

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