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Sacramento Area Peace Action June Calendar
The June 2011 Sacramento Area Peace Action Newsletter is now posted on our website: http://www.sacpeace.org/PrintFriendly/newsletter.pdf
June 3, 5pm Free Speech & Democracy Sidewalk Rally, next to the Sac Co-op on S at Alhambra.
June 4, 7pm Author & activist Don Paul speaks on Tools for Independence and Resistance, Time Tested Books.
June 2011 Sacramento Area Peace Events
Wednesday, Jun 1, Call in day: Ask the San Francisco International Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Film Festival to return the money it accepted from the Israel Consulate. Stand with Palestinian LBGT in asking international artists and activists to respect the cultural boycott of Israeli institutions. Demand that the Film Festival return the consulate's money and renounce their sponsorship 415-703-8650; email kcprice [at] frameline.org and jennifer [at] frameline.org (and please cc info [at] quitpalestine.org). FMI info [at] quitpalestine.org
Wednesday, Jun 1, 4 - 5pm, Troops Home Now/Stop the Killing! Weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. Vets for Peace, Sacramento. All are welcome. 916-456-4595.
Wednesday, Jun 1, 6:30pm, Sacramento Area Peace Action Board meets, 909 12th St, Sac. 916-448-7157.
Friday, Jun 3, 5pm, Free Speech and Democracy Sidewalk Rally, Alhambra & S St., Sacramento. Help the Co-op on its Anti-Depression Friday to Lift the Spirit of Humanity by asking its Board and Management to end the tabling ban, let the Members vote, and support everyone's human rights! Co-op Members have fulfilled the Co-op Bylaws requirements to put two measures for a vote of the full membership on the upcoming annual September ballot. In violation of the Bylaws, the Co-op Board is refusing to put those measures on the ballot. One of these is the Human Rights Initiative that would allow Co-op Members vote on whether they want their store to support Palestinian human rights by not carrying Israeli products until Israel stops violating those rights. The Co-op management is also prohibiting anyone from tabling in front of the Co-op in support of Palestinian human rights. Instead, it is allowing ONLY the Israel lobby’s viewpoint to be shared in front of the store.
FMI: humanrightsareacoopvalue [at] gmail.com; http://www.coopdemocracy.org
Saturday, Jun 4, 7pm, Film: Budrus: an energizing documentary about non-violent popular resistance in the Palestinian village of Budrus. Friends Meeting House at 890 57th St, Sacramento. 505-280-1245; rosemary_blanchard [at] msn.com
Saturday, Jun 4, 7pm, Tools for Independence and Resistance: talk by author and activist Don Paul. Time Tested Books, 1114 21st St, Sac. This event is free. Info: 916-372-8433
Tuesday, Jun 7, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations NOW! weekly vigil, 16th & J, Sac 916-448-7157.
Wednesday, Jun 8, 4 - 5pm, Troops Home Now/Stop the Killing! Weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. Vets for Peace, Sacramento. All are welcome. 916-456-4595.
Wednesday, Jun 8, 4 - 6pm, Vigil to commemorate Israel's 1967 attack on the Liberty, a US Navy ship, killing 34 U.S. sailors. Federal Building 501 I St, Sacramento. FMI: j_colbe [at] yahoo.com; 916-424-2350.
Wednesday, Jun 8, 7 - 8:30pm, Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation. An evening with author Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta. Friends Meeting House, 890 57th St. Sacramento. FMI 209-747-3452.
Saturday, Jun 11, 6:30 - 8pm, Demand Peace Now to stop illegal wars and occupations! Vigil at 2nd Saturday Art Walk. 20th & J Sts, Sac. Use our signs or bring your own. Veterans for Peace, 916-698-8131
Tuesday, Jun 14, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations NOW! weekly vigil, 16th & J, Sac 916-448-7157.
Wednesday, Jun 15, 4 - 5pm, Troops Home Now/Stop the Killing! Weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. Vets for Peace, Sacramento. All are welcome. 916-456-4595.
Wednesday, Jun 15, 7:15pm, Film: Ultra Zionists. A small subculture of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers consider it their religious and political obligation to populate some of the most sensitive and disputed areas of the West Bank. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: 916-446-3304
Monday, Jun 20, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Denny's conference room, 925 - 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433
Tuesday, Jun 21, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations NOW! weekly vigil, 16th & J, Sac 916-448-7157.
Wednesday, Jun 22, 4 - 5pm, Troops Home Now/Stop the Killing! Weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. Vets for Peace, Sacramento. All are welcome. 916-456-4595.
Saturday, Jun 25, 5pm, The Peace Pyramid features Ron Zaleski, who walked barefoot coast to coast to dramatize the plight of returning Iraq vets who he says are committing suicide at 18 a day. 2041 Campton Circle, Gold River. FMI: tjking07 [at] comcast.net or 916-241-9194
Tuesday, Jun 28, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations NOW! weekly vigil, 16th & J, Sac 916-448-7157.
Tuesday, Jun 28, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Films: Cointelpro 101, this new film is an introduction to the FBI’s wars of terror waged against radical left movements in the US and how those in power work to suppress and “neutralize” movements and individuals. 909 12th St, Sacramento. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace [at] dcn.org
Wednesday, Jun 29, 4 - 5pm, Troops Home Now/Stop the Killing! Weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. Vets for Peace, Sacramento. All are welcome. 916-456-4595.
Sacramento Area Peace Action, working to end U.S. militarism since 1983.
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