online – Book Discussion: Not “A Nation of Immigrants” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Following Indigenous Peoples Day, join Massachusetts Peace Action in a reading group on the book Not ‘A Nation of Immigrants”- Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and A History of Erasure and Exclusion. By Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz- Beacon Press, Boston. We will be reading and discussing the book in two parts over Zoom.  Register once to attend both… Read More »online – Book Discussion: Not “A Nation of Immigrants” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

UNA Sacramento United Nations Day – Nurturing Peace: Food Insecurity

Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento 2425 sierra blvd, sacramento

Google Calendar ICS Join us for the biggest event of our year as we celebrate the UN Day 2022 theme of Nourishing Peace! We are excited to host a lively event in honor of local food banks and with a keynote speech by Dr. Amanda Crump of UC Davis. Dr. Crump is a Professor of… Read More »UNA Sacramento United Nations Day – Nurturing Peace: Food Insecurity

Labor Against Empire: Voices from the Honduran US Embassy Strike

For the last 3 months, more than 1,000 Honduran construction workers building the new United States embassy in Tegucigalpa have been striking against Alabama-based mega-prison contractor B.L. Harbert and their ultimate employer, the U.S. State Department, to demand safe working conditions, job security and fair compensation in compliance with Honduran labor law. Join the DSA… Read More »Labor Against Empire: Voices from the Honduran US Embassy Strike

online – The Think Tank-Military-Industrial Complex: Shilling for the Merchants of Death

The role of think tanks in the military-industrial complex (MIC) is essential, but also little understood. Often funded by war corporations, they provide the grist for the mill of the intellectual arguments and slanted worldview that support and propel US imperialism. They also serve the revolving door system for military and political officials as they… Read More »online – The Think Tank-Military-Industrial Complex: Shilling for the Merchants of Death

Peace Summit

The Peace Summit is Headed to California. Join us in San Francisco 10/26 or Los Angeles 10/29 or both! We are coming together with our communities to address our shared cross-border challenges - like migration, human rights, growing inequality, and dangerous gun trafficking. We are mobilizing participation and engagement of civil society movements on both… Read More »Peace Summit

Peace Summit

The Peace Summit is Headed to California. Join us in San Francisco 10/26 or Los Angeles 10/29 or both! We are coming together with our communities to address our shared cross-border challenges - like migration, human rights, growing inequality, and dangerous gun trafficking. We are mobilizing participation and engagement of civil society movements on both… Read More »Peace Summit

online – “This Is What Democracy Looks Like? A Cross-National Comparison”

NICARAGUA WEBINARS and NICARAGUA SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN ACTION GROUP (NSCAG) invite you to a webinar TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE:  bit.ly/NicaOct30 Hosted by MASSACHUSETTS PEACE ACTION (MAPA) Join us for this 90-minute comparison of democracy as experienced in Nicaragua, the Northern Triangle, the United States, and the United Kingdom.  How much voice do the people of each country have… Read More »online – “This Is What Democracy Looks Like? A Cross-National Comparison”

online – Protect Endangered Species Demonstration

1300 1300 21st Street, sacramento

Third Act Sacramento Banking Campaign to Hold Halloween Protest in Costumes of Species Endangered by Climate Change . The activists will meet on Monday, October 31, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1300 21st Street at the intersection of Capitol Avenue. As the world’s largest lender to fossil fuel companies, with $382 billion in loans since the… Read More »online – Protect Endangered Species Demonstration

online – UN Climate Conference in a Police State

 On Tuesday, November 1, join CODEPINK Congress for the next Capitol Calling Party featuring journalist Sharif Abdel Khouddous, Jim Rine of Veterans for Peace, and Teddy Ogborn of CODEPINK’s War is Not Green (WING) about COP 27 and the politics of protest in a police state. From Nov. 6-18, COP 27, the 27th conference of the parties, will be held… Read More »online – UN Climate Conference in a Police State

online – War in Ukraine and the Climate Crisis with Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson and Janet Weil

Join us on Thursday, November 3 at 7pm Eastern Time for a webinar with Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson and Janet Well about the war in Ukraine, the climate crises, and some of the connections between the two topics. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson was Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002 to 2005, and… Read More »online – War in Ukraine and the Climate Crisis with Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson and Janet Weil

Wellstone progressive Democrats of Sacramento – General Meeting

Ongoing Wellstone Meetings            Save the dates on your Calendar First Thursday - November 3rd at 8:00 pm General Membership Meeting  Click to join meeting:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89748106137?pwd=NkN0QjVGaVdsY3RHU0ppSnR3bUY4Zz09 (we will be phonebanking for a candidate before our meeting - but we will be taking nominations for our open positions at our Nov mtg) For more information: go… Read More »Wellstone progressive Democrats of Sacramento – General Meeting

online – Israel, Palestine, and the First Amendment: Defining the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech

Is there an emerging Israel-Palestine exception to the First Amendment? On November 4, 2022, the University of the Pacific Law Review and the Global Center for Business & Development at McGeorge School of Law will convene a full-day symposium to examine several contexts in which the boundaries of freedom of speech are being tested by… Read More »online – Israel, Palestine, and the First Amendment: Defining the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech

UNA Sacramento Happy Hour

Google Calendar ICS It is time to get together, do a little networking, and relax before the holidays. Come out to join other young professionals who share your interests in global affairs. Who: YOU (plus your friends!) What: Happy Hour When: Friday, November 4th, starting at 5pm Where: SacYard Community Taphouse, 1725 33rd St., Sacramento… Read More »UNA Sacramento Happy Hour

online – Making Waves with the Golden Rule: A Model for Social Action

This webinar will focus on the essential relationship of the Golden Rule (both the universal ethical principle and the historic nuclear disarmament-promoting sailboat) to survival of life on the planet. Of particular importance in this relationship is the role of faith and peace communities in insisting on nuclear disarmament. As part of the Golden Rule… Read More »online – Making Waves with the Golden Rule: A Model for Social Action

online – Connecting the Dots: Militarism and Moral Injury

Military personnel are asked to serve on behalf of our country, laying their lives on the line to follow military directives. The impact of this service on personnel and their families can be great, therefore military action should never be used prematurely. By confronting militarism, the church is called to challenge an ideology that prioritizes… Read More »online – Connecting the Dots: Militarism and Moral Injury

online – “Meta, Let Palestine Speak!”

Together we sent over 3,000 emails to Meta execs demanding that they stop the silencing and censorship of Palestinian voices and narratives. Now it is time to make sure they know we are still paying attention! Join us on Nov. 9th at 1:00pm ET/8:00pm Palestine time for the Meta, Let Palestine Speak Webinar! Register:  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xxQvCO-oQY-5KAEc4hDbSw?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=f938c0f8-2f6c-41fd-8c89-d1c26d70d6c2… Read More »online – “Meta, Let Palestine Speak!”

online – War in a Changing Climate

Wars are raging and the climate is collapsing. Is there something that can be done to address both problems at once? Join this webinar on November 9 with Dr. Elizabeth G. Boulton, Tristan Sykes (Just Collapse), and David Swanson, with Liz Remmerswaal Hughes moderating, to hear some new ideas and ask questions. Learn more and… Read More »online – War in a Changing Climate

online – What is the impact of current US policy toward Palestine & Israel?

How can grassroots organizers effectively advocate for policies that promote peace, justice, and human rights? What opportunities do we have and what challenges do we face in the new Congress, as well as the Biden administration? Our speakers, Sandra Tamari and Beth Miller, will address these critical questions amidst the current political landscape in the… Read More »online – What is the impact of current US policy toward Palestine & Israel?

online – Screening of Boycott

Join the Boston Workman's Circle for Jewish Culture and Social Justice for a screening of Boycott, followed by a Q&A with Just Vision's Executive Director and the film's Producer, Suhad Babaa.   Thirty-four US states have passed laws criminalizing BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions), a tactic to pressure Israel into ending the occupation of Palestine.… Read More »online – Screening of Boycott

online – Live from COP27: Climate Change, Militarism and Justice

CODEPINK joins the International Peace Bureau in recapping the first week of COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh. Join CODEPINK's Nancy Mancias as she shares her experiences from discussions on Civil activities in the Green Zone Establishing connections between peace and climate What is to come in the second week Other folks from the IRB working… Read More »online – Live from COP27: Climate Change, Militarism and Justice

DATE CHANGED TO NOV 13: Online Panel on Football (Soccer) & the Occupation

Register Here: https://bit.ly/pali-football-panel This moment is a critical opportunity for us to organize behind the calls to #BoycottPuma and to hold the Zionists accountable for their crimes against Palestinian footballers as the FIFA World Cup is set to kick off in a few short weeks. While the world is watching the World Cup we have… Read More »DATE CHANGED TO NOV 13: Online Panel on Football (Soccer) & the Occupation

online – The Movement and the “Madman”: Lessons from the anti-Vietnam War movement

The Movement and the “Madman”,  a new film in production, tells for the first time on screen the story of one of the most dramatic and consequential showdowns in American history between a protest movement and a president. We’ll screen a 36-minute excerpt from the film, and then hold a discussion with Robert Levering, the… Read More »online – The Movement and the “Madman”: Lessons from the anti-Vietnam War movement

online – Tuesday CODEPINK CONGRESS Calling Party – Midterm Georgia & Foreign Policy

RSVP now! With dust still settling from the midterms, CODEPINK Congress and Massachusetts Peace Action predict the impact on foreign policy by a Republican-controlled House, a Republican lock on Florida’s Senate seats and a tight Senate race in Georgia where an anti-interventionist libertarian candidate could decide whether the Republicans or Democrats control the Senate. Is… Read More »online – Tuesday CODEPINK CONGRESS Calling Party – Midterm Georgia & Foreign Policy

Webinar: 62 years of US Cuban sanctions: Time for New Beginning?

West Suburban Peace Coalition to discuss US Cuban sanctions at Nov. 15 Educational Forum In 1960, the State Department described in an internal memo how to remove the new communist Cuban government vexing the US: "The only foreseeable means of alienating internal support is through disenchantment and disaffection based on economic dissatisfaction and hardship. Every… Read More »Webinar: 62 years of US Cuban sanctions: Time for New Beginning?

online – Press the Button LIVE: Nuclear Policy in Crisis

REGISTER I’m thrilled to announce that Mallory A. Stewart, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance (AVC) at the U.S. Department of State, will be joining me for a conversation during Press the Button LIVE. Mallory will discuss the impacts the recently released Nuclear Posture Review (NPT) is likely to have… Read More »online – Press the Button LIVE: Nuclear Policy in Crisis

online – Peace Talk: the Power is in You(th)

register: https://actionnetwork.org/events/peace-talk-the-power-is-in-youth Peace Development Fund Join us for a virtual Peace Talk: The Power is in You(th)!Our panel of youth organizers and organizations will discuss the power and importance of youth organizing and share some of the strategies and tactics they are using. We'll also discuss our brand-new Braiding New Worlds Fund, which provides funding… Read More »online – Peace Talk: the Power is in You(th)

online – Reaching a Just and Lasting Peace: A Conversation with Jeffrey Sachs

Start: Thursday, November 17, 2022 • 4:00 PM • Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris (GMT+01:00) Join us for a discussion with Jeffrey Sachs as he shares his perspectives on accomplishing an end to the war in Ukraine. Opening statements will be provided by Sean Conner, and moderated by Reiner Braun. A question and answer session will… Read More »online – Reaching a Just and Lasting Peace: A Conversation with Jeffrey Sachs

online – Exporting Israeli Climate Apartheid: A People’s Forum on False Solutions

(in English & español & العربية) Description Answering the call from the World Without Walls Coalition to tear down walls of Climate Colonialism, we invite you to join us for a People’s Forum on Israeli apartheid and climate justice with speakers from five continents. We are holding this conversation within the framework of diverse mobilizations… Read More »online – Exporting Israeli Climate Apartheid: A People’s Forum on False Solutions

online – Rethinking Warfare Economies with Miriam Pemberton

Join in the conversation with Miriam Pemberton as she discusses her new book Six Stops on the National Security Tour: Rethinking Warfare Economies. The U.S. military economy incorporates hundreds of American communities. This is the first book to connect our national security apparatus to the local level via deeply reported portraits of six carefully selected locations, including military Meccas… Read More »online – Rethinking Warfare Economies with Miriam Pemberton

online – Climate Change Impacts – How Massachusetts Can Stand in Solidarity with Cuba

Originally scheduled for September 28, this event was postponed when Cuba was severely impacted by Hurricane Ian and the power grid knocked offline.  The new date is November 17. Intersections of Climate Change Impacts How Massachusetts Can Stand in Solidarity with Cuba with Jessica Fernandez Casañas CREW will be joined by Jessica Fernandez Casañas, head of the… Read More »online – Climate Change Impacts – How Massachusetts Can Stand in Solidarity with Cuba

online – Rights of Indigenous & Afro-descendant Women in Nicaragua

Dear comrade, Casa Benjamin Linder and AFGJ, in close collaboration with Black Alliance for Peace and Friends of the ATC, are excited to invite you to the next Women in Nicaragua: Power & Protagonism series session: Rights of Indigenous & Afro-descendant Women in Nicaragua. During this conversation, we will have the opportunity to hear from Sharia Downs Morgan, a… Read More »online – Rights of Indigenous & Afro-descendant Women in Nicaragua

online – A teach-in on the history of AFRICOM and US imperialism in Africa

Join DSA International Committee this Thursday, November 17th at 5PM PT for a teach-in on the history of AFRICOM and US imperialism in Africa, its ongoing militarism across the continent, and the longstanding local opposition against it. #ShutDownAFRICOMYou must register at https://dsaic.org/africom

Webinar: Petroleum, Ukraine and Geopolitics: The Backstory

register: https://actionnetwork.org/events/petroleum-ukraine-and-geopolitics-the-backstory-2 Host Contact Info: montreal@worldbeyondwar.org The Montreal chapter of World BEYOND War is pleased to welcome John Foster to speak to us about the role of petroleum in ongoing tensions and rivalries between the United States, Russia and China, that are playing out in the Ukraine War. With Western sanctions distorting markets and forcing… Read More »Webinar: Petroleum, Ukraine and Geopolitics: The Backstory

Webinar: Silencing Palestine in the Education System

Just Peace Advocates The webinar will explore how Palestine is covered in Israeli textbooks as well as Palestinian education in East Jerusalem and the West Bank/Gaza. In a bid to stop Canadian funding for Palestinian refugee education the Israel lobby regularly disparages Palestinian education. Is their criticism valid? Alongside UNRWA-funded Palestinian education, speakers will explore… Read More »Webinar: Silencing Palestine in the Education System

online -Book Discussion: Not “A Nation of Immigrants” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz- Part 2

Following Indigenous Peoples Day, join Massachusetts Peace Action in a reading group on the book Not ‘A Nation of Immigrants”- Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and A History of Erasure and Exclusion. By Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz- Beacon Press, Boston. We will be reading and discussing the book in two parts over Zoom.  Register once to attend both… Read More »online -Book Discussion: Not “A Nation of Immigrants” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz- Part 2

online – Scott Ritter on Ukraine, Russia, NATO, and Disarmament

REGISTER TO ATTEND BY ZOOM This Saturday, November 19, the No Cold War Working Group of MAPA and Community Church of Boston present former UN weapons inspector and US Marine intelligence officer Scott Ritter. He will speak about the conflict in Ukraine and his most recent book Disarmament in the Time of Perestroika: Arms Control and… Read More »online – Scott Ritter on Ukraine, Russia, NATO, and Disarmament

online – Progressive Caucus Meeting Saturday!

Progressive Caucus Meeting Saturday! CDP E-Board Meeting This Weekend! Join us this weekend for the Progressive Caucus session at the Fall 2022 California Democratic Party Executive Board! We’ll virtually be meeting over Zoom at 5pm-7pm this Saturday, November 19th, 2022. We’re discussing more about the election results and about where we go from here. There’s a… Read More »online – Progressive Caucus Meeting Saturday!

online – Peace Through the Fusion of Music

Rotary Action Group Karim Wasfi is hosting a virtual global concert as part of a fundraising event for peace! For using music to heal, in the aftermath of terror. The proceeds from this event will directly support Work with Youth in Iraq and Haiti. Register here and for more information: https://events.eventgroove.com/event/Peace-Through-The-Fusion-Of-Music-70316

online – Russian and Ukrainian Voices in Dissent

At considerable risk and sacrifice, since the beginning of the Ukraine War, Oleg Bodrov, Aysa Markel and Yurii Sheliazhenko have been speaking in opposition, oppositing the war and urging a ceasefire and negotiations. In this webinar, speaking from St. Petersburg, Kyiv and the Czech Republic, they will share their personal circumstances, their perceptions of the… Read More »online – Russian and Ukrainian Voices in Dissent

David Kimball’s Memorial

Peace Action Conference Room               909 12th St., Sacramento, CA 909 12th St., Sacramento

Please bring any photos or momentos you might have for people to see. Refreshments will be provided. Please call Adrienne (916) 372-8433 or Robin at (916) 395-0768 for more information.

online – President Kennedy’s Trailblazing Vision of World Peace: How It Can Help Us

President Kennedy’s Trailblazing Vision of World Peace:  How It Can Help Us Mon November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST November 21, 2022 7:30PM — 9PM Eastern time. “… And is not peace, in the last analysis, basically a matter of human rights — the right to live out our lives without fear… Read More »online – President Kennedy’s Trailblazing Vision of World Peace: How It Can Help Us

online – Medea Benjamin’s Book Talk at FO° Talks

Medea Benjamin will discuss her book War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict at FO° Talks. To register for the zoom link, click here.  About the book: Russia’s brutal February 2022 invasion of Ukraine has attracted widespread condemnation across the West. Government and media circles present the conflict as a simple dichotomy between an evil empire… Read More »online – Medea Benjamin’s Book Talk at FO° Talks