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Don't Bank on the Bomb!

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Gather on the Boardwalk at Brighton 15th Street

On Sunday, May 20 we invite you to join us to launch the NYC Nuclear Weapons Divestment Campaign. We will be leafleting Brighton Beach Pride urging New Yorkers to pressure their City Council members and Comptroller Scott Stringer to divest NYC’s pension funds from nuclear weapons.

Nuclear weapons are the worst weapons ever created – designed to annihilate cities with the push of a button. The hard earned retirement of New York City’s finest shouldn’t depend on weapons of mass destruction. Nuclear weapons are illegal under international law. We deserve better; the city needs to stop profiting from doom. It’s time for NYC to divest!

Elka Krajewska will be sailing along shore on the Eclipse with sails that read DON’T BANK ON THE BOMB. We encourage you to bring a picnic, either from home or take-out from one of the many excellent Russian and Turkish groceries on Brighton Beach Avenue.

Check Rise and Resist NYC Facebook Events page Saturday night to confirm that the weather permits sailing.

This event is sponsored by Youth Arts New York / Hibakusha Stories

For further information email Robert at