Shadows for Peace – March 21, 2015

PSR-LA Board Member Dr. Jimmy Hara will moderate “Shadows For Peace, For The Sake of the Children: The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience forum” on March 19 at Chapman University in Oranfe and at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on March 21.


PSR-LA’s Health Ambassador Program

Our Health Ambassador Program will prepare members for direct policy and media advocacy around the issue area of their choice – air pollution, climate change, nuclear threats, toxics, or the urban industrial landscape


March 26 – Movie Presentation of Toxic Hot Seat

Join us for a screening of the HBO Documentary, Toxic Hot Seat, on Wednesday, March 26 at 7:30pm at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre. The film explores the use and effects of chemical flame retardants in the United States and features PSR-LA’s Martha Dina Argüello and Ana Mascareñas.


February 5 – SSFL Work Group Meeting

Learn more about the nuclear and chemical contamination at the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL) and efforts to clean it up at SSFL Work Group meeting on February 5th at 6:30 pm at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


Jan. 9 & 10 – Chemical Security Listening Sessions in LA

A working group of federal agencies will be in Los Angeles to hear your ideas on how we can prevent disasters at U.S. chemical facilities. Our voices are needed urgently to make sure this review includes prevention-based policies so that our health and environment can be protected.


August 6 – Hiroshima Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

A public candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday, August 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the 26-foot-tall nuclear mushroom cloud “Chain Reaction” peace sculpture in the Santa Monica Civic Center to remember the victims of the August 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima and to support efforts leading to a nuclear weapons-free world.