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    Ploughshares Fund is partnering with Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace, Nuclear Threat Initiative and others, on #CranesForOurFuture, a campaign to spread a worldwide message of hope for a future without nuclear weapons. Join the campaign by folding and...
    August 2, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Amb. Bonnie Jenkins confirmed as Undersecretary For Arms Control and International Security


    In a true win for national security, former Ploughshares Fund Board Member Bonnie Jenkins has been confirmed as Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security. Ambassador Jenkins joins Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman in Geneva in leading a...
    August 2, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • When the Panic Is Over, Health Care Challenges Face Neglect

    From devastation caused by climate change to the lingering threat of nuclear warfare, global pandemics are yet another existential threat to our global, and national, security. On the latest episode of Press the Button, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia explains that one of the reasons...

    June 21, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Moms Drop Truth Bombs

    Women and mothers have been protesting, advocating and leading nuclear disarmament movements and initiatives for decades, all across the globe. Ploughshares Fund is celebrating this Mother’s Day with a panel of women who are, each in her own way, trying to leave a legacy of a non-nuclearized...

    April 16, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Momentum: Chain Reaction 2021

    Join us to commemorate 40 years of bold action by Ploughshares Fund to promote peace and security around the world and to celebrate the momentum we carry forward to position people—not nuclear weapons—at the forefront of our national security and budget priorities.

    April 14, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • My First Grant: Cynthia Lazaroff

    Cynthia Lazaroff is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of NuclearWakeUpCall.Earth, a nonprofit organization dedicated to catalyzing efforts in US-Russian relations to reduce the escalating nuclear danger, and to working with people in all countries to move toward a world without nuclear...

    March 16, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • My First Grant: ReThink Media

    Lynn Fahselt and Peter Ferenbach are the co-founders of ReThink Media, a nonprofit communications and media firm. We are proud to have supported ReThink Media since its founding in 2008, and today their work to build a safe and secure future through media and communications is more valuable than...

    February 16, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Annual Report 2020: Pathways Forward

    SALLY LILIENTHAL WAS ON A QUEST TO CHANGE THE WORLD. It was 1981, and she had invited public service leader Lew Butler and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Owen Chamberlain down the wooden staircase to a living room balcony extending over a San Francisco cliff below. Chamberlain, one of the world’s...

    December 23, 2020 - By Will Lowry
  • Unmute Yourself: Your Security, Your Vote

    Watch the full video of the third Unmute Yourself: Your Security, Your Vote virtual happy hour series, which took place on November 2, 2020. The event featured Farshad Farahat, Actor, Director, Journalist, and member of the Ploughshares Fund Board of Directors, Stephen Miles, Executive Director...

    October 19, 2020 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Banning the Bomb

    Since this recent recording, on October 24, 2020, Honduras became the 50th nation to ratify the UN Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, triggering entry into force on January 22, 2021.

    October 7, 2020 - By Ploughshares Fund