Sacramento-Yolo Peace Action
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Calendar of Sacramento Peace Events
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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.   Scroll to bottom for a list of and links to ongoing area vigils and event
s.


December 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Sunday, Dec 4, 2 - 4pm , General Meeting and Holiday Social for Sac Area Peace Action, Special topic: Election repercussions, SacPeace response. Bring a snack to share, if you wish. Non-alcoholic drinks provided. 909 12th St, Sacramento. On-Street parking is free on Sundays. Note: there will be road closures along Fair Oaks Blvd, J, L & Capital Sts for the CA Int'l Marathon until 1:45pm. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157.

Sunday, Dec 4, 4 - 6pm , Fundraiser for Girl Up and Girl Rising's international programs for girls education. Tickets $20. Hollywood Park Elementary, 4915 Harte Way Sacramento. FMI: marshmellow8562@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Dec 6, 4:30 - 6pm , 34th annual Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Justice, commemorating the 68th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 16th and J Sts. Gathering to follow at Luna’s Cafe, 1414 16th St, Sacramento. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 6pm , Sacramento City Council hears proposed resolution in support of Standing Rock and Indigenous People's Day, New City Hall, behind 915 I St, Sacramento.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Dec 7, 5 - 8pm , Amnesty International Write for Rights event. Write letters in support of prisoners of conscience, human rights defenders and others at risk of human rights violations. Background info and all writing materials will be provided. Sierra 2 Center Room 10, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: amnestysacramento@gmail.com.

Thursday, Dec 8, 6:30 - 8pm , SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. Members welcome. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Thursday, Dec 8, 7 - 9pm , Mat Callahan will present his new book The Explosion of Deferred Dreams: Musical Renaissance and Social Revolution in San Francisco, 1965-1975. Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th Street, Rm 12, Sacramento. FMI: info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Dec 10, 12noon - , Join the Sacramento Mass March against Donald Trump. Meet at Southside Park, 2115 6th St, Sacramento. To endorse and more info: Sac@Answercoalition.org

Saturday, Dec 10, 2 - 5pm , Amnesty International Write for Rights event. Celebrate Human Rights Day by writing letters in support of prisoners of conscience, human rights defenders and others at risk of human rights violations. Background information and all writing materials will be provided. Luna's, 1414 16th St, Sacramento. FMI: amnestysacramento@gmail.com

Monday, Dec 12, 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. Sacramento carpools: 916-284-0944, barry3355@gmail.com. FMI: 510-215-5974, ratherbenyckeling@comcast.net

Tuesday, Dec 13, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 6 - 8am , Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, monthly protest. Sacramento carpools: 916-284-0944, barry3355@gmail.com. FMI: 510-215-5974, ratherbenyckeling@comcast.net

Wednesday, Dec 14, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Dec 20, , Registration deadline for Settler Colonialism class, see Jan 16.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 4 - 5:30pm , Monthly Vigil for Palestinian rights. End U.S. aid to Israel. & Boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Dec 21, 5:30 - 7pm , Standing with Muslims Against Islamophobia and Racism. Join Jewish Voice for Peace and the Council on American Islamic Relations in saying No to Islamophobia, No to racism and YES to Justice! West Steps, Sate Capitol, 1310 10th St. Sacramento. FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org

Tuesday, Dec 27, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Dec 28, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


January 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Jan 3, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

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

Saturday, Jan 7, 10am - 1pm , Sacramento You're on Notice. Black Lives Matter Sacramento action at Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, 801 12th St., 630 I St, Sacramento. FMI: sacramento@blacklivesmatter.com; 916-581-0061

Monday, Jan 9, 5:30pm - , Tell Sacramento Regional Transit to not prohibit advertising for the dissemination, debate, and/or discussion of public issues. RT is proposing to allow alcohol ads while it restricts ads that address public issues. 1400 29th St, Sacramento.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Monday, Jan 16, 1:30 - 2:50pm , Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Resistance in a Comparative Global Context course starts. This seminar will provide a broad overview of the history of settler colonialism and indigenous movements to resist the settler state. It will be based around three case studies of settler colonialism: South Africa, Palestine/Israel, and the American West. Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: (916) 558-2351

Tuesday, Jan 17, 4 - 5:30pm , Monthly Vigil for Palestinian rights. End U.S. aid to Israel. & Boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Jan 21, , Change Fest: a Climate Mobilization. Music, workshops, performances, speakers, dance, information, food. Event will close with a march to surround the petroleum industry. South Steps, State Capitol, 10th & N Streets, Sacramento. FMI: info@saclimate.org

Saturday, Jan 21, - , Women's March on Sacramento. Time & details TBA. FMI: info@sactakebackthenight.org

Saturday, Jan 21, 6 - 8pm , Black Lives Matter Sacramento Open Meeting. Wellspring Women's Center, 3414 4th Ave, Sacramento. FMI: sacramento@blacklivesmatter.com; 916-581-0061

Tuesday, Jan 24, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Jan 31, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.



Ongoing Vigils & Peace Events in Valley & Foothill Communities

Amador Citizens for Peace: www.amadorpeace.org  Second Fridays, 4 - 6pm on the Highway 49 bridge in Sutter Creek.  Bring a sign, though some will be available at the protest.  Info: keith@amadorpeace.org.  Website has many general antiwar items, not just local info.

Calaveras Citizens for Peace: asw@goldrush.com

Chico Peace Center: www.chico-peace.org

Davis Peace Coalition: www.davispeace.org; Saturdays, 11:00am-12noon G Street Plaza (between Second and Third Streets), Davis; 530-758-8575; ctmp@aol.com   Also see www.ucdavispeace.org for student peace activities.

El Dorado Peace & Justice Community: www.edpjc.org   Last Monday, 6-7pm, Courthouse, Main & Bedford Streets, Placerville (530) 644-3733.

Fresno Center for Non-Violence & Peace Fresno www.fresnoalliance.com

Mariposa Peace Group - (209)966-4894, (209)742-7891

Nevada County, Peace Center of: www.ncpeace.org  Thursdays, 5-6:30pm, Broad Street in Calanan Park, Nevada City; 530-470-9797

Placer County Peacemakers: scottandellen@onemain.com
Every Saturday 3pm, Peace Vigil, Highway 49 at Elm St., Auburn, 530-878-1332

Sacramento Area Peace Action: www.sacpeace.org
Tuesdays, 4-6pm, 16th & J Streets;  Saturdays, see calendar; 1st & 3rd
Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm, Silent Vigil against the war on Iraq,  Federal Building 5th & I Sts

Reno Anti-War Coalition: stewartreno@yahoo.com

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. judy.tischer@sbcglobal.net