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Sacramento Area Peace Events
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Sacramento area events that address peace, justice, and sustainability issues are included in this calendar. Not all events are sponsored by Sacramento Area Peace Action; use contact numbers and emails to obtain more information. See www.davispeace.org for the Davis Peace Coalition. Scroll to bottom for links to ongoing area vigils.


May 2015 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Saturday, May 23, Don't buy products or invest in companies that profit from Israel's war crimes, occupation, apartheid or other human rights violations. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com Sign petitions for Palestinian rights.

Tuesday, May 26, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, May 26, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Films: A Thunder-Being Nation, about the Oglala Lakota of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Filmed over 11 years, this documentary spans from the story of origin, covers historic events, and shares the challenges the Lakota people face today as told through a wide range of interviews. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, May 27, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, May 27, 6:30pm, Wrap-Up meeting of Forums on City Ethics & Transparency Reforms to obtain ideas, opinions and feedback on meaningful and effective reforms of Sacramento city government. Cluney Community Center, 601 Alhambra, Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683, advocacy@lwvsacramento.org; contact@eyeonsacramento.org

Wednesday, May 27, 7pm, Public Forum: Black and LGBTQ Liberation. Discussion on peoples liberation movements in solidarity with the people of Baltimore and in honor of the upcoming Pride celebrations. Sol Collective, 2574 21st St. Sacramento. Contact FMI: 916-572-9680

Saturday, May 30, Don't buy products or invest in companies that profit from Israel's war crimes, occupation, apartheid or other human rights violations. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com Sign petitions for Palestinian rights.


June 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Jun 2, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 7pm, Marxist School discussion of article on Vietnam in May issue of Monthly Review. Free. Community Room, Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330, info@marxistschool.org.

Wednesday, Jun 3, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Jun 4, 5:30 - 8:30pm, Sacramento Housing Alliance Awards Dinner: Unlocking the Door of Opportunity for Over 25 Years! Join us as we honor community leaders in the fight for affordable housing and healthy communities within the Greater Sacramento region. The Firehouse Restaurant. 1112 2nd St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-455-4900. darryl@sachousingalliance.org.

Monday, Jun 8, 4 - 6pm, Vigil to protest Israel's attack on the U.S.S. Liberty that killed 34 Americans and injured 174. The attack occurred on June 8, 1967 and the survivors are still awaiting justice. Federal Building 501 I St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-424-2350; j_colbe@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Jun 9, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jun 10, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Jun 11, 8am, Picket challenging offered by Ashkelon Sister City, an Israeli lobby surrogate. Among missing topics from the workshop agenda: Israelís stealing water from Palestinians; 90% of the water for Gazaís 1.9 million people is not potable, Israelís draining the Gaza, other aquifers the Jordan River, and the Dead Sea. New City Hall, 915 I St, Sacramento. FMI: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Saturday, Jun 13, 6 - 7:30pm, Sac Veterans for Peace 2nd Saturday vigil, No New Wars, No Killer Drones!, 20th & J, Sacramento. All welcome, FMI: 916-456-4595

Monday, Jun 15, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conference room, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Jun 16, 4 - 6pm, Protest to demand an end to U.S. aid to Israel & boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Monday, Jun 22, 7 - 8:30pm, Marylia Kelley, Executive Director of Tri-Valley CAREs, a Livermore nuclear lab watchdog group, will speak on Nuclear Pork and Proliferation, at the UN Association meeting. She will have just returned from the UN 5-year review of the Non-Proliferation Treaty. SMUD Bldg, 6301 S St, Sacramento. Info: 916-481-6122.

Tuesday, Jun 23, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Jun 30, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.


July 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Thursday, Jul 23, 7 - 9pm, Another Side to Charlie Hedbo Story. Dr. Kevin Barrett presents the findings of 21 leading public intellectuals who argue against the mainstream media version of the Paris shootings at Charlie Hebdo. Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: pbean010947@comcast.net

Ongoing Vigils in Valley & Foothill Communities

Davis Peace Coalition: Silent Peace Vigil, every Saturday, 11am-12noon, G Street Plaza (between 2nd and 3rd Streets) Davis, 530-758-8575, www.davispeace.org  (Updated 11-2006)

Sacramento Area Peace Action: Tuesdays, 4-6pm, 16th   J Streets ; Saturdays 11:30am-1:30pm: 1 st Sat. Arden at Heritage; 3 rd Sat. Fulton   Marconi, Sacramento , 916-448-7157, sypeaceact@jps.net  (Updated 11-2006)

Solano County Peace and Justice Coalition, Thursdays, 5 to 6 pm, First and Military street in Benicia, www.solanopeaceandjustice.com  (Updated 11-2006)

Woodland: Monthly Peace Vigil in Woodland gathers every fourth Saturday 11am -12 noon in front of the Yolo County Court House, 725 Court St. Woodland. 530 662-0387; doehene@charter.net  ( Updated 11-2006)