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Sacramento Area Peace Events
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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.


April 2015 Sacramento Area Peace Events


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.

Sunday, Apr 19, 11am - 4pm, Sacramento’s Annual Earth Day Celebration. Southside Park, 7th & T, Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-0022; info@ecosacramento.net

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, Don’t Say you Didn’t 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, 10am, Help Stop Ocean Drilling Rally at State Capitol. East side, State Capitol, Sacramento. FMI: michael.thornton@sierraclub.org; 916-557-1106.

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, 12noon, The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent Seminar with editors Piya Chatterjee and Sunaina Maira. Andrews Conference Room, 2203 Social Sciences & Humanities Bldg. UC Davis, Davis. FMI: 530-754-4926

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 Elisée 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, 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, 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. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Apr 25, 7pm, Play: Rachel Corrie (see 4/27). 119 Florence Ave, Grass Valley. Tix $10 advance; $15 at the door. FMI: wensteve@c-zone.net

Monday, Apr 27, 3 - 5pm, Kathy Kelly and Brian Terrell will join N. 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, bbinks@comcast.net

Monday, Apr 27, 7pm, Play: My Name is Rachel Corrie, In 2003, an idealistic young American traveled to Gaza and joined an effort to defend Palestinian refugees’ homes from demolition. She was crushed to death by an Israeli soldier driving an bulldozer. Her name was Rachel Corrie. She left us her diary. 2509 R St, Sacramento. Tix $20/$15 students/seniors. FMI: 916-223-9568. Rachel Corrie’s parents will attend the performance.

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, 6 - 8am, Kathy Kelly and Brian Terrell will join N. 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, bbinks@comcast.net.

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

Wednesday, May 20, 7:15pm, Film: Dakota 38, a contemporary Native American documentary of reconciliation and healing of a wound which stems from the largest mass execution in US history ordered by Abraham Lincoln. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916 446-3304.

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

Wednesday, May 27, 6:30pm, Wrap-Up meeting of Forums on City Ethics & Transparency Reforms to obtain ideas, opinions and feedback on meaningful and effective reforms of Sacramento city government. Cluney Community Center, 601 Alhambra, Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683, advocacy@lwvsacramento.org; contact@eyeonsacramento.org


June 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


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.

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

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)