Back from the Brink recognizes that nuclear weapons are a manifestation of a deeply unjust system in the US and worldwide. We believe that achieving true human security demands a commitment to confronting and dismantling long-standing racial, social, environmental, and economic injustices that threaten the lives and wellbeing of so many people. Our efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons must therefore be part of a large, diverse, intersectional global movement for peace and justice and democracy
That is why we’re so excited to be a National Mobilizing Partner for the Poor People’s Campaign Mass Poor People’s & Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls in Washington, DC on June 18, 2022.
We hope many Back from the Brink-endorsing organizations and others in the peace and disarmament community will also become National Mobilizing Partners and join us in supporting what will be an historic gathering of hopefully tens (if not hundreds) of thousands of people and organizations. We’ll come together as one movement committed to centering the needs of our country’s 140 million poor and low income people and confronting the “interlocking injustices of systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, the denial of health care, militarism and the war economy and the false moral narrative of religious nationalism.”
It is our fervent hope that voices and advocates for peace, nuclear weapons abolition and non-violence will have a major presence on June 18th — just days after the 40th anniversary of the historic million-plus person March for Nuclear Disarmament in New York City on June 12, 1982. Indeed, this event will be an important opportunity for the peace and disarmament community to show up for and find common cause and build relationships with others working to address fundamental racial, economic and social injustices in our country.
RSVP for this historic, intersectional event and/or sign your organization up to be a Mobilizing Partner, and please reach out to PPC organizers in your community.
Don’t hesitate to reach out to Sean Meyer or Denise Duffield with any questions you may have.