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LEARN

Nuclear weapons have become part of the background of our life, so it's easy to forget about them.

But they're here...and they're a big threat to our future.

 

Nuclear weapons don’t make us more safe - their very existence makes the world far more dangerous for everyone.

 

Here are some materials to learn about that threat and why they're so dangerous.

RESOURCES

Bibliography​: We have a wide array of books and articles listed on our website as resources. Explore the past, present, and future of nuclear weaponry via these acclaimed titles.

Filmography: Many films have been made on the topic of nuclear weapons including an original film of our own. Visit this section to learn more about these movies and watch them in their entirety. 

Youth Resources: This section of our website will provide you with educational resources and opportunities for youth K-12 and more!

Sermons & Statements: A collection of sermons and statements from a multitude of religious leaders.

William J. Perry Project: Founded by U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry to change the conversation around nuclear weapons, and to educate the public on the nuclear threat in the 21st century.

Women and the Manhattan Project (Lesson Plan): This lesson is intended for high school and college level students. Students will learn about the history of the Manhattan Project and how many women contributed in various capacities. This lesson relies on oral histories from a variety of women whose lives were affected in major ways by the Manhattan Project. Students will discuss their opinions and the opinions of the women researched regarding the decision to drop the atomic bombs.

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FACT SHEETS

Alliance for Nuclear Accountability 2021 Fact Sheet​: Safety, security, and savings. Recommendations from communities across the US nuclear weapons complex to enhance safety and security while saving billions.

"What does Y-12 do?" by OREPA: The Y-12 Nuclear Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, plays a crucial role in making U.S. weapons of mass destruction.

OREPA "Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons": This Treaty was approved at the United Nations in July 2017 by 122 nations.

Fact Sheet: By Kings Bay Plowshares 7, a Catholic based activists' initiative started by seven activists at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary's Georgia on April 4th, 2018.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

- Nelson Mandela