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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.


October 2014 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Thursday, Oct 30, 7 - 9pm, Political Prisoner Letter Writing: We’ll be sending birthday cards to 2 political prisoners, and a ‘We Support You’ card to 6 others to remind them that we are out here thinking of them. Free! Coffee Garden, 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net


November 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Nov 1, 5 - 7pm, End Corporate Personhood and Get Big Money Out of Politics: An evening with Move to Amend co-founder David Cobb to learn how our community can be part of the national movement to abolish unregulated campaign finance and corporate constitutional rights. Free; donations welcome. Belle Cooledge Branch Meeting Room - Sacramento Public Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive Sacramento. FMI: sacramento@movetoamend.org.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 4:30 - 6pm, Protest U.S. militarism: U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Nov 5, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Nov 5, 7pm, A Celebration of the Life and Struggle of Assata Shakur, a former political prisoner and Black Panther. Shakur, a long-time political activist is currently living in exile in Cuba. Program includes Rita "Bo" Brown, members of Sacramento Prisoner Support, and screening of the film, Eyes of the Rainbow. Free. Sol Collective. 2574 21st St, Sacramento. FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net.

Saturday, Nov 8, 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.

Saturday, Nov 8, 9:30am - 4pm, Nicaraguan pottery sale benefit, see 12-14. Fremont Presbyterian, 5770 Carlson Dr. Sacramento FMI: 916-451-9593

Sunday, Nov 9, 12:30pm, Sacramento Bethlehem Sister City Celebrates 5 years in "sistership" with Bethlehem, Palestine! Delicious Palestinian food; displays; and sales of holiday crafts and olive oil. St John's Hall, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 5057 Cottage Way, Carmichael. FMI: SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com

Monday, Nov 10, 5:30pm, Inter/Nationalism from the Holy Land to the New World: Encountering Palestine in American Indian Studies. A Public Lecture by Dr. Steven Salaita who was fired by the University of Illinois apparently over views critical of Israel. Multi-Purpose Room, Student Community Center, UC Davis. FMI: smaira@ucdavis.edu

Tuesday, Nov 11, 4:30 - 6pm, Protest U.S. militarism: U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Nov 11, 7 - 9pm, David Harvey Presents Capital on video, Class 8, Part 2 (Vol 2, Chapters 12-14). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Wednesday, Nov 12, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Nov 12, 6pm, Potluck and program with representatives of Colombia's Marcha Patriótica (Patriotic March) and Lazos de Dignidad (Links of Dignity). The Patriotic March is Colombia's largest Left movement for a just peace and popular participation in dialogue to end the country's 50 year civil war. Southside Park CoHousing, 434 T St, Sacramento. FMI: 530-219-7287; sala@zsc.org

Wednesday, Nov 12, 7pm, Syria and the U.S. agenda in the Middle East. Prof. As'ad AbuKhalil, Professor at CSU Stanislaus will address how U.S. intervention ensures a deadly and protracted conflict in Syria, one that is no longer in the hands of the Syrian themselves. AbuKhalil writes the angryarab.blogspot.com. This is the first Leon Lefson Memorial Event. 909 12th St, Sacramento FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Thursday, Nov 13, Sahar Francis, Director of Addameer, Palestinian Prisoners Right Organization. 12 noon at King Hall UC Davis Law School, Davis and 5pm at McGeorge Law School, 3200 5th Ave, Sacramento. FMI: 916-769-1641

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

Thursday, Nov 13, 7 - 9pm, Point of View Lecture: Joshua Kahn Russell, editor of A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice. The book, which will be available, offers a critical analysis of tar sands development and the challenges opponents face in organizing effective resistance. Sierra 2, Rm 9, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Nov 15, 2pm, Holding the Land. In August, Israel issued orders illegally confiscating 1000 acres of West Bank Palestinian land to expand illegal Israeli settlements, including land from the village of Wadi Foquin. Wadi Foquin’s mayor will discuss the village’s resolve to retain the rights to their land and life in their historic homeland. Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church, 6929 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: SabeelSacramento@gmail.com

Saturday, Nov 15, 4:30 - 8pm, Nicaraguan pottery sale benefit; see Dec. 14th. St. Patrick’s, 3109 Sacramento St, Placerville. FMI: 916-451-9593

Sunday, Nov 16, 3pm, Israel-Palestine, talk by local activist Don Knutson who went to Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon and Syria in 2004 and Gaza in 2005. Reason Center, 1824 Tribute Road, Suite A, Sacramento. FMI: wilpf@nicetechnology.com

Monday, Nov 17, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Nov 18, 4 - 6pm, Protest U.S. Support for Israel's human rights abuses. End the blockade of Gaza. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Nov 19, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Nov 19, 7:15 pm, Film: Viva Venezuela: Fighting for Socialism. Documenting the momentum of the Socialist Movement in the days leading up to the election before Chavez died of cancer, which continues today under President Maduro. The film shows what can be achieved when governments and people put human needs before capitalist profit. Free; donations appreciated. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: 916-446-4416

Sunday, Nov 23, 8:30am - 2pm, Nicaraguan Pottery Sale benefit, see 12-14. St. Francis, 1066 26th St. Sacramento. 916-451-9593

Tuesday, Nov 25, 4:30 - 6pm, Protest U.S. militarism: U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Nov 25, 7 - 9pm, David Harvey Presents Capital on video, Class 9, Part 1 (Vol 2, Chapters 15-17). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Tuesday, Nov 25, 7pm, 4th Tues. Film: Two Spirits tell the story of the brutal murder of Fred Martinez a male-bodied person with a feminine nature (nádleehí), a special gift according to his ancient Navajo culture. The film explores stories about traditions that were once widespread among the indigenous cultures of North America when the world wasn't simply divided into male and female and many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Nov 26, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


December 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Dec 2, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Dec 6, 6:30 - 7:30PM, Nicaraguan pottery sale benefit, see 12-14. Our Lady of Assumption, 5057 Cottage Way, Carmichael FMI: 916-451-9593

Tuesday, Dec 9, 4:30 - 6pm, 32d annual Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Justice, commemorating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 16th & J Sts, Sacramento. Join us afterwards at Luna’s Cafe, 1414 16th St, Sac. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org, 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Dec 9, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Dec 9, 7 - 9pm, David Harvey Presents Capital on video, Class 9, Part 2 (Vol 2, Chapters 15-17). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Wednesday, Dec 10, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Dec 11, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-757; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Dec 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.

Sunday, Dec 14, 8:30am - 1:30pm, Friends of San Juan de Oriente, Nicaraguan pottery sale. Proceeds for Nicaraguan student scholarships.Trinity Episcopal.2630 Capital Ave. Sacramento. FMI: 916-451-9593

Tuesday, Dec 16, 4 - 6pm, Protest U.S. Support for Israel's human rights abuses. End the blockade of Gaza. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Dec 17, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Dec 18, 7 - 9pm, Point of View Lecture: David Hartsough, author of Waging Peace. Sierra 2, Rm 9, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Tuesday, Dec 23, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Dec 24, 4 - 5, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Dec 30, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Dec 31, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

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)