Bruce Gagnon, Co-founder and Coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, traveled to Washington State in January to participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Walk led by the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Monks. He joined Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action for its weekend event honoring Martin Luther King,
Over sixty people participated in Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s life and legacy on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The event concluded with a vigil and nonviolent direct action at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Silverdale, Washington.
Under the theme “Building the World House,” the day focused on Dr. King’s
Ground Zero Center Honors Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Building the World House”
January 17, 2015
9:15 Welcome, Introduction to the day’s activities
9:30 Dave Hall – Stopping Next Generation of Trident
10:00 Music, Seth Martin
10:35 Letter to Pope, orientation to afternoon action, roles, legal consequences
11:10 Bruce Gagnon – Going Forward: Strategies for Defeating Militarism
January 9, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Local activists will stage a vigil and nonviolent direct action at one of the entrance gates to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Silverdale, Washington on Saturday, January 17, 2015.
The Bangor base is home to eight of the US Navy’s fourteen OHIO Class (Trident) ballistic missile submarines, and has been called the largest