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Broomfield City Council Voted Unanimously to Withdraw from the Jefferson Parkway 2/25/2020

Click here to view a video of the meeting This is a major victory for the citizens and grassroots activists who have consistently warned against the dangers of construction near the contaminated former nuclear weapons plant Rocky Flats. The leadership in Broomfield has set a new precedent regarding the Precautionary Principle and protecting public health. Thank you for your support to make this possible!

March 3rd, Boulder City Council Update regarding Online Petitioning

When: Tuesday, March 3rd, 6:00PM Where: Boulder Municipal Building, 1777 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 More Info: link to agenda item 7A ACTION ALERT: Please write an email to Boulder City Council at council@bouldercolorado.gov and ask them to implement the online petition process passed overwhelmingly by voters in 2018. More contact info here. The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center has grave concerns about the fact that the online petition process that the people of Boulder overwhelmingly passed in 2018 has not been implemented. Evan Ravitz, Steve Pomerance and other informed community members appointed by the City Council worked very hard to bring this issue to the voters. Implementati

March 7th, “A Yes for Humanity: One Step Closer to Nuclear Disarmament” (and the connection to Clima

Presentation by Dominican Sisters, Ardeth Platte, OP and Carol Gilbert, OP When: Saturday, March 7th, 6:00PM Where: Boulder Mennonite Church, 3910 Table Mesa Dr. Many of you will remember Sister Ardeth Platte OP and Sister Carol Gilbert OP from the direct action they did at Nuclear Missile Silo N8 several years ago. They are returning to Colorado to talk about the connection of nuclear weapons to climate change and the absolute necessity to abolish nuclear weapons totally. Is it possible? Come hear about recent developments and continuing movement toward making a nuclear free world a reality! There will be refreshments following the talk and an opportunity for conversation with these amazin

March 7th, Anti-War Demonstration

When: Saturday, March 7th, 11:00AM - 12:00PM Where: Broadway and Canyon, Boulder, CO Let's be visible in our opposition to war and support of diplomacy and social programs! More info carolynbninski@gmail.com or 720-509-3378. Watch our emails for the announcements. The demo will be cancelled in the event of the following weather: snow, rain, high winds or a temperature below 30 degrees by 10 am.

March 17th, Is there a health risk from Rocky Flats? Listen to experts speak

Sponsored by Rocky Flats Right To Know When: Tuesday, March 17th, Open House 5-6pm, Panel 6-7:30pm Where: Arvada Public Library, 7525 W. 57th Ave, Arvada, CO 80002 Tickets Required: Click here to register CDPHE (Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment) uses the RESRAD (RESidual RADiation) model to determine the risk from Rocky Flats. Hear from Diane D'Arrigo of Nuclear Information and Resource Service, who is a national expert regarding RESRAD. Sasha Stiles, Michael Ketterer, and Randy Stafford will also update us with the latest information.

February 29th, Nonviolence Workshop Conducted by George Lakey

Workshop and Community Gathering: Using Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigns for Social Change and Living Planet Protection Workshop by George Lakey When: February 29, 2020 9am to 3pm Where: Boulder Friends Meeting, 1825 Upland, Boulder, Colorado Registration: Sign up on line with ebrite at this link PLEASE SIGN UP SO WE HAVE A COUNT OF PARTICIPANTS IN ADVANCE. We want to ensure the most meaningful and engaging program for participants. So sign up early. Events are without a mandatory charge, but a free will donation of $20 is suggested for the morning workshop to help defray expenses of the sponsor organizations. Program: 9am to 12:30 pm Workshop lead by George Lakey, acclaimed autho

Rocky Flats Downwinders Community Driven Health Survey

Rocky Flats Downwinders Community Driven Health Survey Rocky Flats Downwinders is a community organization founded in 2015 advocating on behalf of those impacted by living downwind from the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant near Arvada, Colorado. More info at rockyflatsdownwinders.com To participate in the Community Driven Health Survey click here. The boundaries are CO-7 on the north, I-25 on the east, I-70 on the south, and Highway 93 on the west for people living, recreating or working in the area between 1952 and the present.

February 13th, The Atomic Film Series: Prometheus

When: Thursday February 13th, 7-9pm Where: Naropa University 2130 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302, in the Sycamore Building Room 8140 Join us for a screening of Ridley Scott’s epic prequel to the Alien series, Prometheus. After the screening, there will be a discussion about the existential themes such as advanced civilizations, the origin of life on Earth, and the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction. A free event and open to the public. Viewer discretion advised. Rated R for sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language Directions: From Arapahoe, turn South on 20th St. (Snarfburger is at the corner of 20th and Arapahoe). Then turn left on Marine St. and go