January 23 marks the second anniversary of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. OREPA will be combining our celebration of the Ban Treaty with our Sunday vigil this year. We will start in Oak Ridge at 3:30 with…
Join OREPA, CISV, local middle schoolers and youth groups in an event for all ages—celebrating International Peace Day by folding 1,000 cranes at Union Avenue Books in downtown Knoxville on September 24.
January 22, 2021 — The Ban Treaty enters into force
OREPA celebrated the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and served notice on the University of Tennessee and the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in
Nuclear Ban Treaty Entry Into Force Resources
Here are resources in one place that you can download and use as we prepare for January 22, 2021 and beyond. We will add to
Be part of the moment and the movement: Social Media Signs
JOIN THE ACTION FOR A NUCLEAR-FREE FUTURE January 22, 2021 Celebrate with others around the world and show your support: On January 22, 2021, the Treaty
MEDIA PACKET: Nuclear Ban Treaty EIF
These materials are for your use on January 22, 2021. You will want to adapt the media release, if you use it, to your site/activity.
You can download the one-page fact sheet and use it for educational purposes; you can also enclose it in any message you send to a
RING CHURCH BELLS
In the 1980s, St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church in Tucson, Arizona had a large sign on display at the busy intersection in front
SAMPLE LETTER TO A UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE PRESIDENT
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has identified universities and colleges in the United States that are supporting the production of nuclear weapons—some
Letter to the Editor
Letters to the Editor amplify your voice hundreds- or thousands-fold. And they do not have to be heavily technical—the strongest letters come from the heart.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
People across the country are making plans to celebrate the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons’s Entry Into Force on January 22, 2021. This
Nuclear Ban Treaty poster
Download the file below to create a 24 X 30 inch poster of the TPNW suitable for posting, delivery to a congressional office (with a
Reflections for Nonviolent Community
OREPA has held Sunday vigils every week for more than 22 years at the main entrance to the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex (intersection of Scarboro Rd and East Bear Creek Road) at 5:00pm ET. We are outdoors and space our chairs; when covid numbers are up, we encourage people to wear masks. Bring your own chair, we have some umbrellas for sun shade or rain.