As we approach the dates of August 6 and 9th, our Buddhist friends and others who've helped our walks are planning events to commemorate the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and to call for a peaceful, safe, and uncontaminated world.
NORTHWEST: July 26-Aug 11; Br. Senji Kanaeda is walking from Portland OR to Hanford and the Seattle area.http://www.oregonwand.org/
BAY AREA: Aug 3, 10 AM Richmond BART Station, March to Chevron Refinery--No more toxic hazards, No to Keystone, & more. http://joinsummerheat.org/bay/ (Another action to be held Aug 6 to commemorate the terrible Chevron fire on that date last year.)
Aug 6, 7 am, Hiroshima Day Rally & Direct Action at the gates of Livermore Lab
Aug 6, 7-10 pm Hiroshima Nagasaki poetry reading, Casa latina, 1805 San Pablo, Berkeley
SAN LUIS OBISPO:Aug 2-9, Br. Sawada is walking from Vandenburg Air Force Base to Diablo Canyon nuclear facility, then fasting Aug 6-9 at Diablo Canyon. Aug 9 at 7 pm, he will speak at an event in San Luis Obispo sponsored by Mothers for Peace. http://mothersforpeace.org/
NORTHEAST: Aug 2-6 Walk from Leverett Peace Pagoda to Boston.