Sunday, February 22, 2015

"Memes" for Peace and Planet - Promoting the April 24-26, 2015 events

This week, particularly on Tuesday, I'll be using social media to help generate excitement for the Peace and Planet events taking place April 24-26, 2015, in New York City.

In particular, there is a conference taking place both days, and the speaker list is now being release - see http://www.peaceandplanet.org/conference-program/

I'm learning, along with everyone else, about good ways to get the message out on social media. My contribution this week will be to create "memes" (graphic + text) that can be conveniently shared by others on Twitter and Facebook.

(Thanks to David Swanson, I now have some ideal dimensions for memes: Twitter: 1024 x 512; Facebook (shared image): 1,200 x 630)

Herewith my growing set of "memes" for the Peace and Planet conference


Nuclear-free Peaceful Just Sustainable ... March Rally Concert April 26 NYC
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If you think a radical
can't rock the establishment for
peace and justice from the inside . . .
THINK AGAIN!
 Inge Höger
Member, German Bundestag
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"The clergy's place is with the protesters" - Reverend Osagyefo Seko
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You had me at "Daniel Ellsberg"
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When will the world heed the testimony of Taniguchi Sumiteru?
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"This is what I saw . . . . " Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow
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"What can we do  to secure, reduce and eliminate stockpiles
of highly enriched uranium and plutonium worldwide?"
(Photo: Prof. Zia Mian)
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"What would happen if we put our focus on the Global South?"
(Photo: Prof. Walden Bello)
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"What if we feed the PEOPLE not the Pentagon?"
(Photo: Jo Comerford)
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“The nuclear crisis is real and ongoing"
 - Yoshiko Kira
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Thomas de Toledo on #Solidarity #People #Struggle #Peace"
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#PEACE   an old idea whose time has come
Rainer Braun, International Peace Bureau
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"Respect our Mother the #Earth as nurturer of all living beings"
Manuel Pino - Scottsdale College
Acoma-Laguna Coalition for A Safe Environment
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Peace and Planet
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2015 "No Nukes" Mobilizations planned in the US already include New York City in April, Nevada in March, and New Mexico in August.


(See Key 2015 Events for Nuclear Disarmament Movement Organizers )












In light of the upcoming review of the NPT (Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons) and the fact that organizations throughout the country and worldwide are organizing to press the U.S. to substantially reduce its stores of nuclear weapons, it seems like a good time to use social media to get EVERYONE on board!

(See 5 Ways YOU Can Make a Difference on #NoNukesTuesday )









The Vienna conference in December 2014 was a great start!

NOW . . . it's up to those of us with networks in the U.S. to get the word out to people in this country about the what nukes do to people -- and the need for people to become active in the movement to eliminate nuclear weapons.

(See #GOODBYENUKES: 10 Images I'll Be Sharing From #HINW14Vienna )