No Nukes Activist Strategy Summit Agenda

Starting Date: 05-04-2012
Ending Date: 05-07-2012

Washington, District of Columbia 20003
United States
Friday, May 4, 2012 - Sunday, May 6, 2012

Location: Washington Theological Union

6896 Laurel Street NW
Washington, DC 20012

Click here to RSVP and reserve a room. Sierra Club Chapters and Activists are confronting nuclear issues all over the country. It is time to share our experiences and create a plan for mutualand national support for campaigns that challenge nuclear power and nuclear weapons systems. Club members are invited to gather in Washington, D.C. May 4-6, 2012 to develop a strategic plan for the Club's anti-nuclear work, learn how to build organization around the issue, and create a national network


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There will be presentations from national nuclear experts including Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear and Arjun Makhijani, author of Carbon Free Nuclear Free.

Overview of the current condition of the Nuclear Fuel Chain
The True Cost of Nukes - Why the economics is their Achilles Heel
Nuclear Waste: reprocessing, transportation, and storage
Living in the nuclear neighborhood
Creative strategies for stopping nukes
Developing a national strategy to replace nuclear power with renewable energy and efficiency
Using online community tools and social media to communicate, collaborate, and organize

The No Nukes Team needs your ideas, enthusiasm and dedication.

All of the sessions will be held at the Washington Theological Union (WTU). The conference fee includes a reception on May 4, continental breakfast, and lunch on May 5. Continuing with continental breakfast and lunch on May 6. The fee does not include lodging. There is limited space at the WTU that will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Please register on this site as soon as possible. There will not be onsite registration. Registrations need to be completed no later than April 16, 2011.

Check-in starts at 3:00 PM on May 4th.
The meeting ends on May 6th at 5:00 PM.
There will be a group activity on Monday, May 7th at the Sierra Club office in Washington, DC.


Click here to purchase lodging at the WTU.
You can contact Beyond the Bay at to make airfare reservations and to reserve rooms at facilities other than the WTU. Please note that the national club will not be paying for travel so there isn’t a code assigned to this conference. Beyond the Bay is offered as a resource, if you want to make your travel arrangements through another agency or directly with the airline, it is your choice.
Beyond the Bay will not be handling the WTU lodging requests (You may purchase lodging on the next screen).

Detailed agenda and information about guest speakers will be coming soon. Contact Leslie March at or 503-615-5750 for conference questions. Please add "No Nukes Strategy Summit" in the subject of your email. You may also join the No Nukes Team on the Activist Network for current information.
Conference Fee is $35.00 in advance. There will be a limited number of scholarships available for conference volunteers. Contact Leslie March for more information on scholarships.

Lodging costs at the WTU are:

(You may purchase lodging on the next screen.) All rooms have either one or two twin beds as well as a sink.

Please note that there will be a one night charge if you need to cancel your room for any reason. If you need to cancel your room, please contact Leslie March at or 503-615-5750.

$65.00 per night for single room with a private bath.
$55.00 per night for single room with bathroom across the hall.
$35.00 per night for shared room with private bath.
$30.00 per night for shared room with bathroom across the hall.
Geographical Scope: National


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