- NDE & Solidarity Events &
Few Words on our Commitment to Nonviolent Social
everyone who wants to stop war, nuclear weapons,
or who opposes drone strikes shares our commitment
to the type of determined but respectful
communication that is a hallmark of NDE actions.
To the extent that one may view an action as
belonging to someone, NDE asks that people coming
to actions we organize or co-sponsor review
our nonviolence covenant
and consider how you can share the space with
us in a non-contradictory way. We must not undermine
each other's dedication and drive, and we must
all speak from our hearts. We must also all
remember that what one does, reflects on us
all, whether intended or not.
morning there is a Weekly
Peace Vigil in Las Vegas:
9:00 to 10:00 a.m. outside the LV Federal Courthouse, 333
LV Blvd. at Bridger or Clark.
4-6 March: Shut Down Creech Forever Party Join Code Pink, Veterans For Peace, and NDE for a dance party of nonviolent loveliness! It all starts with nonviolence training, education about drone assassins, and connecting with our brothers and sisters who have been guilty of RPA warfare. Get more info on SHUT DOWN CREECH
28 March to 3 April:Sacred Peace Walk 2015
The Sacred Peace Walk (SPW) is Nevada Desert Experience's premier event. This 65-mile, annual pilgrimage to the Nevada National Security Site (Formerly The Nevada Test Site) begins on March 28 2015 and ends on April 3, 2015 with an orientation in Las Vegas and preparation for our six-day event starting on March 29 (Palm Sunday). The Walkers arrive at Peace Camp on Thursday, April 2nd after a day walking in Vegas and three days in the desert. In between is a day of reflection at the Sekhmet Temple, vigils against drones at Creech Air Force Base, and a "Peace-over" Seder. The SPW concludes on "Good Friday," as we greet the sunrise with the Western Shoshone and conclude with a Good Friday liturgy and procession to the entrance to the NTS later in the morning.
We walk in the footsteps of a long legacy of peace walkers and spiritual leaders to draw attention to the nuclear dangers that continue to threaten our sacred planet and the community of life. Please join us in transforming fears into compassion and apathy into action. As one repeat walker put it last year, "The Sacred Peace Walk reminds us that prayer is an active process to engage in, not a passive wish to indulge in. If you’re not careful, you’ll get sunburns, blisters, and life changing experiences."
JUSTICE For Our Desert: September 20th to 22nd, which is the weekend of the International Peace Holiday
See info on Justice For Our Desert
NDE's offices are located on the Las Vegas Catholic Worker's Bartlett Avenue property, also known as the Francis & Clare Center in 2004. For years it was home to Franciscan friars and priests and birthed several peace and social justice organizations including NDE, Poverello House, and Pace e Bene. Find it at: 1420 W. Bartlett Ave, Las Vegas 89106 (just East of MLK Blvd., north of Lake Mead Blvd. but south of Carey, in historic West Las Vegas.)