Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction 2020 will be Monday, June 8, 2020 at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco. Save the date on June 8 for Ploughshares Fund’s annual gala, Chain Reaction, an invigorating evening of mingling and conversation with top policy and political leaders, experts, and activists in the nuclear field.

Enjoy videos and articles from previous Chain Reaction events.

  • John Kerry defends Iran nuclear deal, Paris Accord at Chain Reaction 2017

    Former Secretary of State John Kerry last night took to the stage to deliver a passionate defense of the Iran nuclear agreement and the Paris climate accord — and to remind the world of how critical they both are to global security today, and for generations to come. He stressed the importance...

    June 6, 2017 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Chain Reaction 2017

    During his years in the US Senate and throughout his tenure as Secretary of State, John Kerry provided skillful leadership on many global security issues. As Secretary, Kerry’s leading role in negotiating the Iran nuclear agreement and the Paris climate accord demonstrated his commitment to...

    April 25, 2017 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Chain Reaction: Women in Security

    Evidence has shown time and again that women must be part of the solution if we want to achieve sustainable peace and security. For Ploughshares Fund, that means women must be involved in arms control and nuclear security efforts at all levels—from top policymakers, to grassroots leadership, to...

    March 4, 2016 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • A Chain Reaction for Peace



    "This is more than just enrichment and centrifuges," commented Trita Parsi from the stage at Ploughshares Fund's Chain Reaction gala. "I think we are in front of an opportunity to potentially lose an enemy in the Middle East." It's that opportunity that brought together over 230 people to...

    June 6, 2014 - By admin