Our Mission

Our Mission

For more than 50 years, the Council for a Livable World has been advocating for a more progressive approach to U.S. national security and foreign policy. Our mission is to increase peace and security and to reduce the threat of nuclear weapons by representing our members in Washington and electing congressional candidates who support our goals.

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About Council for a Livable World

Our Legacy

Our Legacy

Nuclear physicist Leo Szilard founded Council for a Livable World in 1962 to deliver “the sweet voice of reason” about nuclear weapons to Congress, the White House, and the American public.

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Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Meet the Officers, Board of Directors and National Advisory Board of Council for a Livable World.

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Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

CLW provides sophisticated technical and scientific information that helps Congress make intelligent decisions about weapons of mass destruction - nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, and other national security issues.

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