Upcoming Virtual Events
Health and Justice Institute Webinar: Re-imaging Community Health and Safety from Bombs to Cops
Tue. Apr. 27, 6:00 - 7:30 pm PDT
The third webinar of the Health and Justice Institute Series discussing how we achieve community health and safety both locally and globally. Please email Rahel Kemal at email@example.com for more information.
Electrification of Buildings: Climate, Health, Justice
Wed. Apr. 28, 7:00 - 8:30 pm PDT
After industry and transportation, buildings are a top emitter of green-house gases. Electrification of buildings is a critical step toward decarbonization, improved health, and health equity. Join this SF Bay PSR event to learn more. Register
Oregon PSR's Greenfield Peace Scholarship 2021 Awards Ceremony
Thu. Apr. 29, 6:30 pm PDT
Please join us for an online ceremony honoring the student winners of Oregon PSR's Greenfield Peace Scholarship, which will premiere live on our YouTube channel. Visit our YouTube channel to view the event premiere on April 29th, and subscribe to our channel to join the online conversation.
PSR/Sacramento Annual High School Scholarship Essay Contest Finals
Sun. May 2, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm PDT
Hear ten student finalists present essays based on this quote by Ms. Beatrice Fihn: "The story of nuclear weapons will have an ending, and it is up to us what the ending will be. Will it be the end of nuclear weapons or will it be the end of us?" $15,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Judges will be Bob Dodge, MD, Bob Gould, MD, and Ms. Sarah Pattison. Join here
GBPSR Monthly Meeting
Mon. May 3, 7:00 pm EDT
Greater Boston PSR's monthly meeting – open to all. Please contact Anna Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org for call-in information.
APHA Climate for Health Ambassadors Training
Tue. May 11, 12:30 - 4:30 pm EDT
APHA and ecoAmerica are partnering to offer this free, interactive 4-hour training that will cover the links between climate and health, the spectrum of solutions, speaking effectively on the topic, and opportunities to act and advocate. Register
Film Screening: The War Game by Peter Watkins
Wed. May 12, 7:00 - 8:30 pm EDT
Join Massachusetts Peace Action for a virtual screening of the Academy Award-winning documentary The War Game, followed by a Q and A and discussion with PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand. Register
Prohibiting the First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Sat. May 15, 12:30 pm EDT
A coalition of groups has called upon Congress to legislate – and the president to declare – that the United States will neither initiate nor threaten to initiate the first use of Nuclear Weapons. Join this virtual conference co-sponsored by Greater Boston PSR to learn more about this important issue and how you can help push policy makers to support this policy. Register
Health and Radon
Wed. May 19, 6:00 pm EDT
Join PSR-PA to learn more about radon and how it contributes to poor indoor air quality. Presented by Dr. Edward Ketyer. Register
Racial Equity Reading Group
Wed. May 19, 7:00 pm PDT
SF Bay PSR's informal reading and discussion group about issues of structural racism and inequity, particularly as they negatively impact public health and medicine. To join please email email@example.com. All are welcome (not just health professionals).
WNCPSR Monthly Meeting
Fri. May 21, 12:30 - 2:00 pm EDT
Physicians, health personnel and everyone; all are welcomed at Western North Carolina's meetings held on the third Friday of each month. Click here for call-in info.
The Public Health Threat of Policing and Mass Incarceration
Wed. May 26, 7:00 - 8:30 pm PDT
Join this SF Bay PSR event to learn the public health benefits of directing more funds and efforts toward improving preventative systems, supporting communities, and advancing anti-racism efforts, and away from policing and incarceration. Registration opens May 1.
Plastics in Pennsylvania: Unseen threats & how we solve them
Wed. Jun 16, 6:00 pm PDT
Join this PSR-PA event to learn more about the life cycle of plastics and how you can work towards policy change in your community. You'll leave with resources that can be put to use immediately. Register
Forum: Fund Health Care not Warfare – Pressing Needs for the Public's Health and Pandemic Protection
Sat. Jun. 5, 2:00 - 5:00 pm EDT
Virtual forum organized by Massachusetts Peace Action. Includes panel presentations by PSR Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program staff Allen Hester and Martin Fleck. Register