Public Events

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation holds numerous public events each year, primarily in its home city of Santa Barbara, California. From lectures on issues critical to humanity’s future to awards honoring some of today’s most distinguished peace leaders, NAPF events always seek to inspire and encourage individuals to make a positive difference in the world.

 

Dennis Kucinich - Frank Kelly Lecture

Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future

The lecture series is named for Frank K. Kelly, a founder and senior vice president of the Foundation.  The lecture, focusing on hope and inspiration for a positive future for humanity, is presented annually by a distinguished individual.

Distinguished Peace Leadership Award

Evening for Peace

The Foundation hosts its Annual Evening for Peace in Santa Barbara, CA to present our annual Distinguished Peace Leadership Award and/or World Citizenship Award. The event also serves as the Foundation’s principal public fundraising activity of the year.

Hiroshima survivor Kikuko Otake

Sadako Peace Day

Each year the Foundation hosts a public commemoration on or about August 6th to remember and pay tribute to the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during WWII and to all innocent victims of war.

Desmond Tutu with NAPF staff

Special Events

The Foundation also hosts special events with members of its distinguished Advisory Council whenever possible.