This year’s PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair comes to a new location: Theis Park, south of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. “Art + peace—what a combo!” says Ann Suellentrop.
While on the Flint Hills Nature Trail, I realized how deeply our radical interconnectedness with plants, trees, animals, bugs, deer and wolves, and with other humans, renders any act of violence toward each other or the Earth utterly ludicrous. We will not go quietly into the deep dark destruction of nuclear madness!
This year’s annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance had two key elements—a walk and a program—and a hearty gathering of more than 50 peace folks.
Keiko Baker shares—for the first time in public—her memories from living in Japan in 1945 and the impact of the Nagasaki bomb on her and her family.
Among PeaceWorks-KC's accomplishments in the last 12 months are an Open Letter concerning the killing of George Floyd by a police officer, a Memorial Day rally, a virtual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance, an online art fair, and a celebration of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
“PeaceWorks Kansas City celebrates the Jan. 22 enactment of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons,“ begins Dave Pack in his letter to The Kansas City Star published Jan. 22.
The 50th ratification of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on Oct. 24 gives witness that nuclear arms are weapons of mass destruction and global genocide.