NEWS & UPDATES
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.
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 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.
On August 13th 2019, national environmental organization the Sierra Club endorsed the Back from the Brink Campaign.
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.
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–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...
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...
Back from the Brink is excited to announce that REVERB has recently endorsed our call to prevent nuclear war.
REVERB is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering millions of individuals to take action toward a better future for people and the planet.
On April 2nd, Salt Lake City joined a growing number of municipalities and state legislatures to take a powerful stand against the threat that nuclear weapons pose to our communities and bring us back from the brink of nuclear war.
In February 2019, Indivisible, a movement of more than a million committed activists, concerned voters and progressive leaders endorsed the Back From the Brink policy agenda.
Washington D.C. joined a growing number of individuals, organizations, cities and state legislatures that are calling on the United States to take meaningful action to prevent nuclear war. In doing so, it has become one of the first capital cities worldwide to express support for the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, joined by Canberra, Australia and Oslo, Norway.