Sacramento-Yolo Peace Action
Sacramento Area Peace Action
 

909 12th Street  #118,  Sacramento, CA 95814
PH (916) 448-7157   (call for office hours)

 
 
www.sacpeace.org




      
Home/Calendar
      
About Us
      
Join Us
      
Speaker Bureaus
    



Sacramento Area Peace Events
Printer Friendly Version

Sacramento area events that address peace, justice, and 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 the Davis Peace Coalition. Scroll to bottom for links to ongoing area vigils.


September 2016 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Monday, Sep 26, Take Action: Stop attacks on the people of Syria. Tell President Obama and Congress that ALL U.S. military involvement in Syrian must stop now! This includes any U.S. troops or weapons; the sale of any U.S. weapons for use in Syria; U.S. military surveillance or intelligence; and political support for any continued attacks. The U.S. is now being investigated for use of white phosphorus – a possible war crime. Contact President Obama: call 202-456-1111, fax 202-456-2461; email: . Contact Congress: Call: 202-224-3121 or click to email: Senators Boxer & Feinstein , Representatives: Matsui , Bera , Garamendi . To find your representative, go to: http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

Monday, Sep 26, 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, barry3355@gmail.com.

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

Tuesday, Sep 27, 6 - 8am, Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, monthly protest. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, barry3355@gmail.com

Wednesday, Sep 28, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Sep 28, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Showing up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Sacramento Community Meeting SURJ is working to engage and mobilize white people for racial justice. A new member orientation will be held at 6pm for those who have not attended before. UU, 2425 Sierra Boulevard, Sacramento. FMI: surjsacramento@gmail.com

Wednesday, Sep 28, 6:30pm, Film: Mother Caring for Seven Billion Children. Groundbreaking and award-winning revealing the compelling challenges we face in a world of 7 billion. State Grange, 3830 U St., Sacramento. FMI: sacramentosierraclub@gmail.com

Thursday, Sep 29, 7:30pm, Dr. Cornel West: Race, Democracy Justice and Love. CSUS, 6000 J St, Sacramento. Parking is free on the top floor of Parking Structure 3 which is located near the Hornet Stadium. FMI: 916-278-6997


October 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Oct 3, 7pm - 8:30pm, Conflicting Death Penalty Measures: Prop. 62 repeals California’s death penalty and Prop. 66 keeps California’s death penalty, and introduces a complex, costly, experimental system. Nancy Pemberton, investigator and lawyer for capitol murder defenses, will explain these initiatives. Sponsor: Yolo County ACLU. Free. Davis Library, 315 East 14th St., Blanchard Room. Natalie Wormeli, 530-756-1900.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 12:30 - 1:50pm, No Way To Treat a Child - School to Prison Pipeline. Presentations by Beth Miller with Defense for Children International Palestine and Dale McKinney, NAACP Sacramento. Rm D-12, Music Building, Sierra College, 5000 Rocklin Rd, Rocklin. FMI: smcdonald@sierracollege.edu; (916) 624-3333 press 9.

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

Wednesday, Oct 5, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 5, 7 - 9pm, Mass Incarceration from United States to Palestine: Panel Discussion. Richard Becker, with the ANSWER Coalition will address Palestinian and U.S. political prisoners. Beth Miller, with the No Way to Treat a Child Campaign of Defense for Children International will address Israel’s targeting arrest, detention and torture of Palestinian children. Dale McKinney, with NAACP Sacramento, will address the school to prison pipeline and mass incarceration in the U.S. Unitarian Society, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: UUJMESac@gmail.com; 916-448-7157

Saturday, Oct 8, 10am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. If you can't join us in person, you can call in from anywhere: 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. 3830 U St, Sacramento. FMI: 707-845-1216; joincclsac@gmail.com.

Monday, Oct 10, 6 - 8pm, Protest Sacramento Kings complicity with Israeli occupation at exhibition basketball game with Israeli team. Golden 1 Arena, 7th & K Streets, downtown Sacramento. Shuttle from Riverside at Broadway next to Target 5:30-6:30pm & return at 8pm. RSVP for shuttle: SacReg4PalestinianRights. FMI: 916-873-6619. Tell the Kings to cancel the game: email: kings@kings.com – tweet: @SacramentoKings & @Vivek

Tuesday, Oct 11, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 12, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Transit Dreamin': What do we want from Sacramento County/City transit? Share your personal or organization's/members' needs, visions, aspirations, must-haves. What solutions to transit service shortfalls do you think would work well here? Discussion about strategies for bringing these priorities forward. Special guest: Henry Li, Regional Transit General Manager. Lemon Hill Mutual Housing, 6000 Lemon Hill Ave. Sacramento. FMI & RSVP: marshmellow8562@yahoo.com

Wednesday, Oct 12, 7:30pm, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Sacramento chapter monthly meeting. Call for location: 916-739-0860.

Thursday, Oct 13, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Oct 15, Annual Gaza 5K walk/run . Fund raiser for UNRWA's Community Mental Health Program to support thousands of refugee children in Gaza affected by PTSD and other psychological trauma. Click to register. Lake Merced Park, San Francisco. Carpools from Sacramento: 916-873-6619; farrahshields@gmail.com.

Sunday, Oct 16, 11am - 5pm, California Freethought Day. 15th Annual Festival of rational thought, secularism and church/state Separation. Featuring speakers, live music, activists and outreach tables. Free. North Steps, State Capitol, 11th and L, Sacramento. FMI:Chair@FreethoughtDay.org; 209-610-0651

Sunday, Oct 16, 11am, ChangeFest: A Climate Mobilization. Music, workshops, performances. North Steps lawn, CA State Capitol, 11th & L. Sacramento. FMI: cbconserv@gmail.com

Tuesday, Oct 18, 4 - 6pm, 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, Oct 19, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 19, 6 - 8pm, Youth Organizing under Occupation. Presentation by Issa Amro, leader of the grassroots civil resistance group Youth Against Settlements in the Hebron area. Hinde Auditorium, CSU Sacramento, 6000 J St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-932-6603; csussjp@gmail.com Sign petition asking John Kerry to stand up for Amro.

Thursday, Oct 20, 7 - 9pm, Andrej Grubacic presents his new book, Living at the Edges of Capitalism: Adventures in Exile and Mutual Aid). Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th Street, Rm. 12, Sacramento. FMI: info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Oct 22, 1 - 6pm, Black Love Block Party. McClatchy Park, 3500 Fifth Ave., Sacramento. FMI: 916-581-0061; blacklivesmattersacramento@yahoo.com;

Sunday, Oct 23, 3 - 5pm, Nick Buxton, co-editor of The Secure and Dispossessed, discusses how the military and corporations seek to benefit from climate change and alternatives undertaken in Africa, Southeast Asia, and elsewhere to cooperatively adapt and build a just response to the climate crisis. Free on-street parking. 909 12th St, Sac SacPeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 26, 7pm, Dr. Kevin Barrett presents a talk about the top ten lies being told to the American people, including false flag terror and flat money. For location and more info: 916.203.3406 or peggybean100@gmail.com.


November 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Nov 1, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Nov 8, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Nov 10, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Nov 12, 10am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. If you can't join us in person, you can call in from anywhere: 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. 3830 U St, Sacramento. FMI: 707-845-1216; joincclsac@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 4 - 6pm, 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, Nov 16, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Nov 16, 7pm, Medea Benjamin speaks on her new book Kingdom of the Unjust that explores, exposes, and questions the relationship between the U.S. and the human rights violating dictatorship of Saudi Arabia. UU, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org

Thursday, Nov 17, 12:30 - 1:50pm, Medea Benjamin speaks on her new book Kingdom of the Unjust that explores, exposes, and questions the relationship between the U.S. and the human rights violating dictatorship of Saudi Arabia. Rm D-12, Music Building, Sierra College, 5000 Rocklin Rd, Rocklin. FMI: smcdonald@sierracollege.edu; (916) 624-3333 press 9.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Nov 29, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595


December 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


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

Ongoing Vigils in Valley & Foothill Communities

Davis Peace Coalition: Silent Peace Vigil, every Saturday, 11am-12noon, G Street Plaza (between 2nd and 3rd Streets) Davis, 530-758-8575, www.davispeace.org  (Updated 11-2006)

Sacramento Area Peace Action: Tuesdays, 4-6pm, 16th   J Streets ; Saturdays 11:30am-1:30pm: 1 st Sat. Arden at Heritage; 3 rd Sat. Fulton   Marconi, Sacramento , 916-448-7157, sypeaceact@jps.net  (Updated 11-2006)

Solano County Peace and Justice Coalition, Thursdays, 5 to 6 pm, First and Military street in Benicia, www.solanopeaceandjustice.com  (Updated 11-2006)

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. 530 662-0387; doehene@charter.net  ( Updated 11-2006)