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.   


June 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Jun 1, - , Contact your Congressional representatives ask them to attend a June 2 Congressional Briefing on Child Detention in Israel and Palestine. FMI: SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com

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.

Saturday, Jun 6, - , 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, 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 - 4pm , Informational picket challenging Israel water workshop. The workshop is hosted 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, and Israelís draining the Gaza and other aquifers and the Jordan River, and the Dead Sea. New City Hall, 915 I St, Sacramento. FMI: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Saturday, Jun 13, , 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, 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

Wednesday, Jun 17, 7:15pm - , Film: Guarda Bosques (Forest Keepers). In 2011 when organized crime thugs teamed up with government agencies & logging industry to pillage forests at gun point, indigenous Purepecha community in Michoacan, Mexico rose up with sticks, rocks and bottle rockets against their local narco-government. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916-446-3304

Saturday, Jun 20, , 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, Jun 22, 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. Marysville. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net;

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, - , 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.

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

Tuesday, Jun 23, 7pm , 4th Tuesday Films: The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders U.S. Intelligence's Murderous Targeting of Tupac, MLK, Malcolm, Panthers, Hendrix, Marley, Rappers and Linked Ethnic Leftists, a DVD of the book. contains a wealth of names, dates and events detailing the use of COINTELPRO style tactics by the FBI against a generation of leftist political leaders and leftist musicians. Based on 12 years of research and includes over 1,000 endnotes. Sources include over 100 interviews, FOIA-released CIA and FBI documents, court transcripts, and many mainstream media outlets.

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

Saturday, Jun 27, , 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, 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