Peace Advocacy in the New Year

JANUARY 17, 2024 Our hearts are heavy as this momentous election year threatens our democracy, and the Israel-Gaza war has killed more than 23,000 people (mostly women and children) and continues to become an even larger humanitarian and health atrocity. On Monday, we reflected on the words of Martin Luther King Jr. whose wisdom guides ...

Peace Advocacy in the New Year2024-01-19T10:18:02-08:00

HAPPY NEW YEAR from all of us at SF Bay PSR!

DECEMBER 28, 2023 It's not too late. You can still make an end-of-year GIFT HERE! You can still help us to reach our goal of $15,000 that will be matched. We need just $1,440 more. Please give today! Does reading news about our world's multiple, urgent crises make you wonder how can you help to ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR from all of us at SF Bay PSR!2023-12-28T12:47:28-08:00

Gifts for the next generation—invest in their future!

"Every step we take to move the world toward peace, health, equity, and justice gives us hope for our children and grandchildren's future. That is why I give to SF Bay PSR!" Patrice Sutton, co-chair of SF Bay PSR's Environmental Health Committee DECEMBER 20, 2023 This holiday season, investing in our future is a gift ...

Gifts for the next generation—invest in their future!2023-12-20T12:15:27-08:00

Peace Caucus Call to Address Violence in Israel and Gaza, and Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

November 1, 2023 Health Care and Public Health Professionals Call to Immediate Action to Address the Violence in Israel and Gaza and Its Health Consequences Initiated by the Peace Caucus in affiliation with the American Public Health Association (APHA) As health care and public health professionals, we unequivocally condemn terrorist attacks against civilians and violence ...

Peace Caucus Call to Address Violence in Israel and Gaza, and Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)2023-11-01T12:22:38-07:00

On Hiroshima Week, World Medical Journals Call for Urgent Action to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

AUGUST 2, 2023 This week, as we solemnly commemorate the 78th anniversary of the twin bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that by the end of 1945 killed over 200,000 human beings from heat, blast, and radiation, we have had unprecedented reminders of our horrific nuclear legacy, and the continued key role of health professionals in ...

On Hiroshima Week, World Medical Journals Call for Urgent Action to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons2023-08-03T14:41:34-07:00

Peace Report from 23rd IPPNW World Congress in Mombasa, Kenya

JUNE 1, 2023 Physicians for Social Responsibility has for decades been centrally focused on moving our world away from our gravest threats exemplified by nuclear weapons and our climate emergency. Against the backdrop of Vladimir Putin’s threats to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine and rising tensions between the United States and China, we (SF Bay ...

Peace Report from 23rd IPPNW World Congress in Mombasa, Kenya2023-05-31T11:03:29-07:00

2023 Map: Join SF Bay PSR this year! Help us to save the world!

MARCH 14, 2023 Advocating for health-based solutions to our world's crises for more than 40 years! I am pleased to reach out to you with SF Bay PSR’s 2023 Map, now that the CA legislative session is under way, and we've set our 2023 goals. We invite you to join us! Never before have we ...

2023 Map: Join SF Bay PSR this year! Help us to save the world!2023-05-02T15:50:42-07:00

Nuclear Disarmament: A Growing Global Movement

text for space AUGUST 9, 2022 NEWS, ACTIONS, READINGS & RESOURCES Dear PSR Friends and Family, As we solemnly commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the dreadful bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we are bearing witness to our world spinning out of control regarding the confluence of our climate and nuclear crises coming on top of ...

Nuclear Disarmament: A Growing Global Movement2022-08-09T11:01:00-07:00

Becoming an Antinuclear Activist: From the Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident, 1979, to the ICAN Nuclear Ban Forum, 2022

AUGUST 9, 2022 By Howard Kornfeld, MD, SF Bay PSR member and assistant clinical professor at University of California, San Francisco This account tracks my experience of awakening as an anti-nuclear activist in 1979 to a reawakening this year and my attendance at the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Nuclear Ban Forum, in ...

Becoming an Antinuclear Activist: From the Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident, 1979, to the ICAN Nuclear Ban Forum, 20222022-08-09T10:59:01-07:00

My Year in Kyoto, Japan: An Antinuclear Activist’s Perpsective

AUGUST 9, 2022 By Stephen Roddy, PhD, SF Bay PSR member and professor at the University of San Francisco In Japan, where two cities, Nagasaki and Hiroshima, were incinerated by atomic bombs dropped by U.S. forces during World War II, the nuclear weapons abolition movement is far more robust and mainstream than here in the ...

My Year in Kyoto, Japan: An Antinuclear Activist’s Perpsective2022-08-08T17:31:31-07:00
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