In 2017, Los Angeles County spent $1,920,146,524 on nuclear weapons programs, and the city of Los Angeles spent $766,022,289! These are tax dollars diverted from community needs such as education, health care, environmental protection, and many other important social services – spent instead on deadly weapons that must never be used.
Change.org has produced a new video about pediatric cancers near the contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory – and the failure of the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to uphold its commitments to clean up the site’s nuclear and chemical contamination.
North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and Prospects for Peace: Join us March 6 for a discussion featuring Christine Ahn
Please join PSR-LA on Tuesday, March 6 for “North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and Prospects for Peace,” featuring Christine Ahn, cofounder of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement of women organizing for peace in Korea. The event will be held from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010.
PSR-LA knows how to build and be part of effective and diverse coalitions that strengthen our movement for health and justice. But we need your help to allow us to leverage our unique position into the victories for a world safe from nuclear threats, with air and climate justice, and reduced exposure to health-harming toxic chemicals.
On November 4, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School (ADOMHS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles (PSR-LA) will co-host a Youth Disarmament Conference, the first conference ever to be held in Los Angeles aimed at educating and empowering youth about nuclear weapons disarmament.
Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles (PSR-LA) celebrated today’s announcement that the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their work bringing forward the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.