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.   


March 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Mar 31, 4:30 - 6pm , End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 6 - 8am , Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB monthly protest. Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 7 - 9pm , Sacramento Prisoners Support letter writing night. Coffee Garden, 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento). FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net


April 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, Apr 1, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Apr 1, 6:30pm , Forum on City Ethics & Transparency Reforms to obtain ideas, opinions and feedback on meaningful and effective reforms of Sacramento city government. Tahoe Park Community Center, 5959 8th Ave, Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683, advocacy@lwvsacramento.org; contact@eyeonsacramento.org

Saturday, Apr 4, 11am - 1pm , 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, Apr 7, 4:30 - 6pm , End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Apr 8, 6pm , We stand with the 43: March to support justice for the 43 students disappeared in Mexico, Start In-n-Out parking lot, 3501 Truxel Rd to Mexican Consulate, 2093 Arena Blvd. FMI: 916-448-2452

Thursday, Apr 9, , Tell Sacramento DA to drop all charges against young activist Maile Hampton . Sign petition and contact the DA directly daoffice@sacda.org and cc both mayor@cityofsacramento.org and Sac@ANSWERcoalition.org. Attend the April 9 hearing, Sacramento County Courthouse, 720 9th St, Sacramento. FMI: Sac@ANSWERcoalition.org; 916-572-9680

Thursday, Apr 9, 6:15pm - , SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St. Sacramento. Members welcome. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157

Saturday, Apr 11, , 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, Apr 12, 12:30pm , Fleeing Iraq and ISIS persecution: David Dauer, director of refugee resettlement from Opening Doors, speaking about the influx of Iraqis into the U.S. and their experiences in their homeland. Westminster Presbyterian Church Peace and Justice Forum,1300 N St, Sac. FMI: 916-444-7783

Tuesday, Apr 14, 4:30 - 6pm , End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

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

Wednesday, Apr 15, 7 - 9:30pm , Film: Out in the Night. A Lifetime demanding self-defense, one night they fought back. Powerful documentary about four black women who were sentenced to prison for daring to defend themselves against a homophobic attack. Sol Collective, 2574 21st St. Sacramento. FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net

Wednesday, Apr 15, 7pm - , Film: Enduring Roots documents the strategies used by the Jewish National fund to steal Palestinian land. It includes the stories of al-Nakba survivors, interviews with their descendants about the case of refugee return, and current and growing resistance to the ongoing colonization of Palestine by the Jewish National Fund. 909 12th St. SALA Goes to the Movies joins SacPeace for this screening. 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Apr 18, 11am - 1pm , 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.

Monday, Apr 20, 6 - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conference room, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Apr 21, 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, Apr 22, - , Donít Say you Didnít Know, talk by Amos Gvirtz, a Jewish Israeli peace activist and longtime member of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation, who has developed an international audience with his weekly emails about unpublicized incidents, events, and government actions affecting the Palestinian and Bedouin communities in Israel and Palestine. 6pm potluck, 7pm program. Common House, South Side Co-housing, behind 440 T St Sacramento. FMI: 916-446-5066; dlmandel@gmail.com

Wednesday, Apr 22, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Apr 23, 7 - 9pm , Marxist School Speakers Series: Presentations by Francis Dupuis-Deri from Montreal, author of Who's Afraid of the Black Blocs; and John Clark, from New Orleans, editor, translator, and introducer of Anarchy, Geography, Modernity: the writings of Elisťe Reclus. Room 12, Sierra 2, 2791 24th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-799-1354; info@marxistschool.org

Friday, Apr 24, 3pm - , Wave Goodbye to Nukes as part of a global movement prior to the United Nations Review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Federal Building, 501 I St Sacramento. Sign the online petition. Contact SacPeace to help circulate paper petitions. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Saturday, Apr 25, , Break Every Chain: Reflections on liberation from systems of war and imprisonment. Just out of prison for an act of civil disobedience to protest drones, Kathy Kelly will address the detrimental effect U.S. drone program on civilian society and share about her experience living among women prisoners abandoned and warehoused by U.S. society. 5:30 potluck dinner. 7pm program. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Apr 25, , 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, Apr 28, 4:30 - 6pm , End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 7pm - , 4th Tuesday Films: Arise, on every continent women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities and weaves together these inspiring stories with stunning images, poetry and music. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Apr 29, 1 - 3pm , Creative Non-Violence: The Art of the Creative Voice to Make Change with Kathy Kelly & CRC Poetic Voices. Hear the creative voices of CRC faculty and student poets along with Kathy Kelly, co-founder of Voices for Creative Non-Violence, based in Chicago. She advocates for creative non-violence. BS 159, Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Pkwy, Sacramento. FMI: CarterS@CRC.losrios.edu; 916-691-7602

Wednesday, Apr 29, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Apr 30, 7 - 9pm , Marxist School Speakers Series: Presentations by Immanuel Ness, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, New Forms of Worker Organization. Room 12, Sierra 2, 2791 24th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-799-1354; info@marxistschool.org


May 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Sunday, May 3, 4pm - , Annual SacPeace chapter meeting, potluck, entertainment. Bring a dish to share and your cup, plate, and tableware. Dessert and drinks will be provided. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

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 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


June 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


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