Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction is an annual event hosted by Ploughshares Fund, the nation's largest publicly-supported foundation dedicated exclusively to fighting the dangers posed by nuclear weapons. The event features scholars, scientists, activists and elected officials who are working tirelessly to keep us out of nuclear war and moving toward a world where nuclear weapons no longer exist.

Enjoy videos from the most recent Chain Reaction event

  • Chain Reaction 2017

    During his years in the US Senate and throughout his tenure as Secretary of State, John Kerry provided skillful leadership on many global security issues. As Secretary, Kerry’s leading role in negotiating the Iran nuclear agreement and the Paris climate accord demonstrated his commitment to...

    April 25, 2017 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Chain Reaction: Women in Security

    Evidence has shown time and again that women must be part of the solution if we want to achieve sustainable peace and security. For Ploughshares Fund, that means women must be involved in arms control and nuclear security efforts at all levels—from top policymakers, to grassroots leadership, to...

    March 4, 2016 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • A Chain Reaction for Peace



    "This is more than just enrichment and centrifuges," commented Trita Parsi from the stage at Ploughshares Fund's Chain Reaction gala. "I think we are in front of an opportunity to potentially lose an enemy in the Middle East." It's that opportunity that brought together over 230 people to...

    June 6, 2014 - By admin