January 22 in Oak Ridge

Friday, January 22, 1:00pm • You’re invited to a pandemic safe, masked, distanced action in Oak Ridge to celebrate the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The plan is to gather in a long, safe distanced line along Scarboro Road across from the Y-12 fenceline. If you’ve been to […]

MLK Community Conversation

If you live in East Tennessee, you’re invited to join OREPA and Knoxville Vice-Mayor Gwen McKenzie on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 4:00pm for our annual Community Conversation. We’ll discuss Ms. McKenzie’s recently passed proposal for Knoxville to invest $100,000,000 for reparations and look at how systemic racism has impacted the Black community—and we’ll talk […]

A persistent presence for peace

OREPA celebrated 21 years of Sunday vigils at the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex on November 29, 2020. The coronavirus limited our numbers, but we took an anniversary photo as part of the celebration!

Celebrating the Treaty!

At the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, Linda Ewald has a suggestion for the 51st state to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the Sunday vigil on October 25, 2020.