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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.


July 2016 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Friday, Jul 29, Take action this week to support our right to free speech and challenge human rights violating governments! Tell the CA State Senate to oppose AB 2844 that attacks our constitutionally protected right to boycott! FMI: SabeelSacramento@gmail.com

Friday, Jul 29, 7pm, Addressing Police Violence. Young people in our community talk about police violence in Sacramento directed at the African American and Latino communities and organizing to hold police accountable. Doors open 6:30. 909 12th Street, Sacramento. FMI: Sac@AnswerCoalition.org; 916-572-9680


August 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Aug 1, The Obama Administration is proposing $1 trillion over the next 30 years to “modernize” the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Tell the President and Congress to shut down all funding for U.S. nuclear weapons before the 71st anniversary of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings, Aug. 6 and 9. Join the 1,000 Phone Call Campaign. FMI: Sacramento Physicians for Social Responsibility info@sacpsr.org

Tuesday, Aug 2, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Sunday, Aug 7, 3 - 5pm, 30th annual August Peace Event , Challenging the Nuclear Giants to Disarm. Nobel Peace nominee Tony deBrum will address the Marshall Islands' landmark suit to force nuclear disarmament. Free, donations welcome Social hall, St John's Lutheran Church, 1701 L St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-485-5451.

Tuesday, Aug 9, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Aug 10, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Aug 10, 7:15pm, Women¹s International League for Peace and Freedom monthly meeting. FMI & location 916-739-0860.

Thursday, Aug 11, 6:45pm, Affirming Life in the Face of Occupation with Ata Manasra and Adel Hroub from the West Bank Palestinian village of Wadi Foqui Music by Jim and Jean Strathdee. Supper served at 6pm, $5 donation. St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 2391 St. Marks Way, Sacramento. FMI: lgeorgepomo@comcast.net; 916- 601-5226.

Saturday, Aug 13, 10am - 12pm, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting.. Grange, 3830 U St, Sacramento, or call in 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. All calls are recorded and available at the CCL podcast site or on iTunes . FMI: 707-845-1216 or joincclsac@gmail.com.

Monday, Aug 15, 3 - 5pm, Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB monthly protest, followed by potluck and camping at the main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd. Marysville. FMI carpools from Sacramento: 916-284-0944, barry3355@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 4 - 6pm, 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.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 6 - 8am, Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Marysville monthly protest. FMI & carpools from Sacramento: 916-284-0944, barry3355@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Aug 17, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St. Sacramento Members welcome. FMI: 916-448-7157 sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Aug 23, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Film: Poverty, Inc. The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry, yet the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic. Drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore. 909 12th Street, Sac. 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Aug 24, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Aug 24, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Showing up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Community Meeting SURJ is working to engage and mobilize white people for racial justice. Belle Cooledge Library 5600 S Land Park Dr, Sacramento, FMI: surjsacramento@gmail.com

Saturday, Aug 27, 11am - 2pm, Palestinian Cooking Class. Learn to make these tasty dishes that will be easy to replicate at home. A hands on learning experience that will culminate in sharing a meal. Hosted by Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East, 2425 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento. Donation appreciated. FMI & RSVP to SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com.

Saturday, Aug 27, 6:30pm, San Francisco Mime Troup performs Schooled. Free donations requested. Community Park, East 14th & F Streets, Davis. FMI: 415-285-1717, info@sfmt.org

Sunday, Aug 28, 4:30pm, San Francisco Mime Troup performs Schooled. Free donations requested. Bandshell, Southside Park, 6th & T St. Sacramento. FMI: 415-285-1717, info@sfmt.org

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

Wednesday, Aug 31, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


September 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Sep 3, 2 - 5pm, Guatemala friends scholarship program Handicraft sale. Shawls, placemats, blouses, huipiles, purses, bamboo scarves, jewelry, and more. Proceeds provide scholarships for Myan students in Guatemala and the undocumented student scholarship program. Friends Meeting House, 890 57th St. Sacramento. FMI: 707-542-2875

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

Wednesday, Sep 7, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Friday, Sep 9, End militarization of our police forces: Stop Urban Shield. Shut down weapons expo in Pleasanton. Carpools from Sacramento: sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Sep 10, 10am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting.. Grange, 3830 U St, Sacramento, or call in 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. All calls are recorded and available at the CCL podcast site or on iTunes . FMI: 707-845-1216 or joincclsac@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 4 - 5pm, Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St. Members welcome. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 4:30 - 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, Sep 21, 4 - 5pm, Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St. Members welcome. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St. Sacramento Members welcome. FMI: 916-448-7157 sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Wednesday, Sep 28, 4 - 5pm, Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St. Members welcome. 916-448-7157.

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)