In the blink of an eye a nuclear detonation will wipe a metropolitan center off the map, laying waste to countless lives, destroying all infrastructure and poisoning the environment. This isn’t hypothetical: cities are the main targets of nuclear weapons. READ MORE
In July 2017, the UN adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which forbids all activities related to nuclear weapons: testing, building, funding and even threatening to use them. Now cities are taking action to push their national governments to join the treaty. It starts with committing to the ICAN Cities Appeal.
Check out the list to see if your city, council or state has already taken the Cities Appeal. If they have not, reach out to your city council or elected representatives and urge them to do so. This process is different in each city, so get in touch with your local authorities to ask which steps you'll need to take.