As they make their way to New York for the weekend of action to declare
No Nukes, No Wars, Fund Human Needs, Protect the Earth!
Labor and Peace Activists and CAPA students welcomed them to Pittsburgh.
CAPA students display visual art in collaboration with Art Up as part of an exhibit welcoming Zenroren Labor Activists to Pittsburgh they honored them.
Welcoming committee includes: American Friends Service Committee PA Program * ArtUp * Communities in Action for Peace * Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh * Physicians for Social Responsibility * United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) * Anti-War Committee and Roots of Promise-projects of the Thomas Merton Center * SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania * International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF).
A Peaceful Evening
Music, Dance, Theater, art and nuclear disarmament
Friday, April 30th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
CAPA High School, 111 Ninth Street, Downtown
Free and Open to the public
Featuring: Speakers from Zenroren; a public program of music, poetry and theater by CAPA students on peace and nuclear disarmament: an exhibit of posters from the Hiroshima Peace Museum, political cartoons, sculpture and art by CAPA students curated by ArtUp.
Zenroren, is a large progressive labor federation in Japan. They are sending a delegation of several hundred labor and peace activists to New York City for the peace and nuclear disarmament conference being held in New York April 30th –May 2nd. Thirty seven of them will be stopping in Pittsburgh on the way to the conference.
This event is sponsored by Remembering Hiroshima – Imagining peace 2010, an alliance of organizations and individuals including the American Friends Service Committee PA Program, ArtUp, Communities in Action for Peace, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Physicians for Social Responsibility, SEIU healthcare PA, Thomas Merton Center Anti- War Committee, United electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of American (UE) and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.