Calendar of Sacramento Peace Events

Local events that address peace, justice & 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 Davis events & www.ucdavispeace.org for UCD student events. All events in Sacramento & more info at 916 448-7157 unless noted.   


May 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, May 6, 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 6, 7pm - , Update on Iran & Syria. Social justice activist, Iranian American Mazda Majidi will give an update on Iran and Syria. Included will be discussion of why, after years of “all options are on the table” threats of U.S. attacks on Iran, the Obama has pursued an agreement with Iran. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157

Thursday, May 7, 10am - 6pm , Stop Fast Track Phone Bank. Sacramento Central Labor Council, 2840 El Centro Rd, Suite #111, Sacramento. FMI: peoplepower@aflcio.org

Friday, May 8, 9:30am - 2pm , Workshop: Palestine, Repression and Academic Precarity. Panels will focus on: divestment and campus repression; job insecurity as political discipline; borders, policing, and prisons; and the business of backlash and the academic boycott movement. Hart 3201, U.C. Davis campus, Davis. FMI: Faculty for Justice in Palestine, fjp.ucd@gmail.com

Saturday, May 9, - , 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.

Saturday, May 9, 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

Saturday, May 9, 6pm , Fundraiser for 350Sacramento. Drinks, food, music and a silent auction. Tix $20. Alle Katz, 2019 O St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-391-1436

Monday, May 11, 9:30am - 4:30pm , California Rivers Day at Capitol, West Steps of the State Capitol, 1315 10th St, Sacramento. FMI: info@friendsoftheriver.org

Tuesday, May 12, 4:30 - 6pm , End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, May 13, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, May 14, 6:15pm - , SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St. Sacramento. Members welcome. 916-448-7157

Friday, May 15, 1pm - 7pm , ME/SA Research Symposium. Panels: Remembrance, Resistance, Redemption and Rights; New York Times’ Islam, Muslims and Arabs; Graffiti, Criminality, Youth and Transnationalism; Food, Reproduction and Community Care. 7pm dinner & entertainment. MU II Memorial Union. FMI: srkuver@ucdavis.edu; 530-752-3473.

Saturday, May 16, - , 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.

Sunday, May 17, 12:30pm - , Protest outside the Israel lobby’s celebrate Israel event: There’s nothing to celebrate until Israel ends its apartheid, occupation and other violations of international law and human rights. Special guest: a transformed Netanyahu! Raley Field, 5th St & Ballpark, West Sacramento. FMI: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Monday, May 18, 3 - 5pm , Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Wheatland gate 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville monthly protest, followed by potluck and camping at the main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net

Monday, May 18, 6 - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conference room, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, May 19, 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.

Tuesday, May 19, 6 - 8am , Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville, monthly protest. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net.

Wednesday, May 20, 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 20, 7 - 9pm , Presentations about political prisoners by Bay Area Solidarity Committee for Jalil Muntaqim and Sacramento prisoner support. Followed by letter writing and signing cards. Sol Collective, 2574 21st St, Sacramento. FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net

Wednesday, May 20, 7:15pm , Film: Dakota 38, a contemporary Native American documentary of reconciliation and healing of a wound which stems from the largest mass execution in US history ordered by Abraham Lincoln. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916 446-3304.

Thursday, May 21, 8:30am , Attend court hearing to support activist Maile Hampton. Demand that Sacramento District Attorney drop all charges against activist her. Court House, 720 9th St., Sacramento. FMI: answersacto@gmail.com

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

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.

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

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

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.