Invitation: Nuclear Weapons Policy Conference Call for Youth/Student Leaders
Are you a member of your school’s debate team that has focused on U.S. nuclear weapons policy this year? Or a member of a campus-based group working on peace and security issues? Or simply a young person concerned about the future and wanting to be more involved?
You are cordially invited to participate in a national conference call,
- The Next Generation Speaks – A Briefing and Discussion on Critical U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy Initiatives
, on Tuesday, April 20, 7- 8:15pm EDT.
To RSVP, please contact Sean Meyer at the Union of Concerned Scientists at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-301-8065. Please provide your full name, school and email address.
This call is hosted by the Union of Concerned Scientists and co-sponsored by the Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation; Women’s Action for New Directions and the Two Futures Project.
The purpose of the call is to engage and inform young people on a range of timely, critical nuclear weapons issues and related events, including the recently completed START nuclear reductions agreement with Russia, the May Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, the Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review and prospects for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
President Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes will join the call to provide his perspective on the policy landscape for critical and current nuclear weapons issues. In addition, there will be brief presentations by other experts, including senior policy experts and national nuclear weapons advocacy organizers.
There will be plenty of time for discussion and Q&A, and a portion of time devoted to discussing how youth can get involved both nationally, on-campus and in their communities.
RSVP – email@example.com or 617-301-8065. Please provide your full name, school and email address.
You will receive a confirmation email with the call-in information. We look forward to your participation.