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In-Person Event: Let’s Make NYC a Nuclear-Free Zone!
August 6 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join activists outside the Municipal Building to deliver a letter to Council Speaker Corey Johnson, urging him to bring NYC City Council Resolution 976 & Introduction 1621 to the floor for a vote.|
NYC City Council Resolution #0976-2019 calls for the City Comptroller to instruct pension funds to divest from and avoid any financial exposure to companies involved in the production and maintenance of nuclear weapons.
NYC Council Intro. #1621-2019 is a bill creating an advisory committee to examine nuclear disarmament and issues related to recognizing and reaffirming NYC as a nuclear-weapons-free zone.
We need Speaker Corey Johnson to bring these bills up for a vote! Each has 32 co-sponsors (a super-majority.)
Location: David N. Dinkins Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, NYC.
Outdoor event. Please wear masks!
Note: Development of the atomic bombs began across the street from City Hall at the Manhattan Project headquarters, at 270 Broadway.
Sponsor: Rise and Resist.