Mothers for Peace Timeline

The history of Diablo Canyon began in 1963. Mothers for Peace formed as an anti-Vietnam war group in 1969. In 1973, Mothers for Peace committed to using the legal system to oppose Diablo Canyon, and by extension all nuclear facilities.


1.  is a legal intervenor in Diablo Canyon safety issues;

2.  is involved in rallies and marches to protest the operation of Diablo Canyon and the storage of radioactive fuel;

3.  gives assistance to whistle blowers;

4.  works for peaceful solutions to conflict and takes part in activities to protest wars;

5.  awards scholarships to students who have been working to improve the world;

6.  presents Jane Addams Children’s Peace Award Books to the local library;

7.  sponsors lectures and other educational events and gives presentations to various groups;

8.  holds fund raising events;

9.  sponsors events to honor civilians who died in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to call for an end to nuclear weapons;

10. promotes sustainable sources of energy.



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