A book talk with Jeff Paterson of Courage to Resist
Tuesday, March 27, 7 P.M.
Time Tested Books, 1114- 21st Street, Sac.
From raw recruits to war resisters.
How ideas about justifying war change.
Intimate looks at personal transformations.
The courage to stand up and say a resounding NO.
A book about GI resistance from the Vietnam War to Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks - including interviews with Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg.
March 16- 17, 2012 - Sabeel Sacramento Conference, A Time for Justice: Supporting Human Rights in Palestine–Israel.
Conference location: First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St, Sacramento.
An opportunity to hear from and meet with Christian, Muslim, Jewish and secular leaders, scholars, and activists about the situation in Palestine-Israel including its historical context, efforts to end human rights abuses, visions for the future and why a just resolution is important for Americans.
Featuring international, national and regional presenters, the conference runs from noon on Friday to 6pm on Saturday. The Friday evening keynote with Sabeel Founder, Rev. Naim Ateek and Palestinian Freedom Rider, Huwaida Arraf, is open to the public.
"A Child's View," the exhibit of Gaza Children's art work will be on display.
More information and registration options at: FOSNA.org (Sacramento Conference), or SabeelSacramento@gmail.com or phone 916-451-1512.
NOTE: Early registration $50 for entire 2 day Conference, including Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and Friday Keynote. After March 1st, 2012, registration $60. One day, students and group rates available. Scholarships available on request. Friday Keynote open to public - $5-$10 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds (free to registered Conference attendees). Wheelchair accessible.
Please join organizations like Sacramento for Democracy, the Wellstone Progressive Democrats of Sacramento, Occupy Sacramento, Sacramento Peace Action, the Sacramento ACLU, Sacramento CAIR, the Peace & Freedom Party & more in this year's
Martin Luther King Jr. - 31st Annual March for the Dream
Starts 8am, Mon, 01/16 at Oak Park Community Center, 3425 MLK Jr. Blvd. Join the Stop the Wars & End the Occupations Peace & Justice Contingent enroute 9:15am, Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd. (in the parking lot between the bookstore and Hughes Stadium) to march to the Convention Center, 13th and K streets.
JANUARY 16th, 2012 - MARCH - 8:15 am
Location: Oak Park Community Center (3425 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.)
Opening Ceremonies begin 7:45am
Oak Park March departs 8:15am
Marchers will travel south on MLK Jr. Blvd. to 12th avenue--going west on 12th Avenue across Hwy 99 to Sutterville Road--entering the rear of Sacramento City College parking lot in-front of Hughes Stadium--gathering in the parking area between the college bookstore and Hughes Stadium. Click here for map.
Arrives Sacramento City College approx. 9:15am
Departs Sacramento City College approx. 9:30am
Departure from Sacramento City College: Marchers will travel back to Sutterville Road going west to Freeport Blvd. and north on Freeport to 13th Avenue where they will travel west on 13th Ave alongside the park to Land Park--turning North on Land Park Drive to Broadway and west on Broadway to 10th Street; marcher will proceed north on 10th to J Street and east on J Street to the Sacramento Convention Center. Click here for map.
Arrives Sacramento Convention Center (13th & K Sts) 11:30am
March/Rally/Review approx. 11:30am
Convention Center Celebration 12 noon (details below)
The North Area March, begins at Grant High School at 8:30 am. It goes directly to the Sacramento Convention Center.
Depart Grant High School at approximately 8:30 am out South Avenue to Marysville Blvd., turn south on Marysville Blvd. and Del Paso Blvd. and proceed to Northgate Blvd. At Northgate the march will proceed up the ramp onto Hwy 160, past Richards Blvd. and south on 12th Street to J Street. Marchers will proceed down 12th Street to J Street and east on J Street to the Sacramento Convention Center. Click here for map.
I must confess that I have my own views of the Muslim world. Like most countries they want self-determination. That is the process by which a country determines its own statehood and forms its own allegiances and government. Self-determination is an idea that can't killed with bombs or bullets or autocratic leaders.
Al McCoy talks about how empires are maintained, why the U.S. empire is in decline, and what the consequences might be depending on how we respond to that decline. Al McCoy is a professor of history at the University of Wisconson–Madison, and author of 'Policing America's Empire: The United States, the Philippines and the Rise of the Surveillance State,'
Source: TomCast for April 24, 2011: SubordiNations
Robin Wright talked about the recent Middle East uprisings and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Source: Rock The Casbah
On September 24th from 6 to 9 pm, a Saturday night, Teach Peace will celebrate an Evening of Peace.
The location is the Greek Orthodox Annunciation Hall at 600 Alhambra Blvd in Sacramento. Please note, dinner tickets are $30.
You can purchase tickets here.
This annual awards dinner event recognizes outstanding accomplishments, brings peacemakers together to promote collaboration, and help teach peace.
Student attend free due to donations from members. If you are buying a ticket for a student, one of the screens when you select "Checkout" has a "Special Instructions" box. In this box, simply note the ticket is for a student to attend.
Chicken, pasta, vegetarian, and vegan meals will be served.
After 21 years of conflict with Iraq is there something we can learn? It started with the Gulf War started on Aug. 2nd, 1990 which ended in 1991. Then on to the Iraq No Fly zone war which started in 1991 and ended in 2003. The current war in Iraq started in 2003.
Music includes Earth Anthem, We'll Met Again, Coleman Hawkins - The Man I Love, The Lion King - Circle Of Life, gods a gonna cut you down, Kenny Rogers - Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town, janis joplin - mercedes benz, Gil Scott Heron - We Almost Lost Detroit, Joan Baez - Blowin In The Wind, House Of The Rising Sun, Sponji Raggae,theatre of whine, Hero of War, bobby mcferrin - dont worry be happy, mariachi vargas - el condor pasa, Fiesta En Jalisco
Please attend a special 25th anniversary August Peace Event at
the Secretary of State Auditorium,
1500 11th Street, Sacramento.
Free admission, donations welcome.
Sunday, August 7th
3 pm: doors open for browsing displays;
4-6 pm: program featuring
hibakusha Jack Dairiki;
the story of "Sadako and the Thousand Cranes" performed by the Crane Culture Theater;
music, poetry, and more in this inspirational family program.
Music includes Earth Anthem, We'll Met Again, Taste of Honey, wasted life - stiff little fingers, filled with love, Young - Hollywood Undead, wright johnnie - hello vietnam, pete seeger - Talking Atom, Wings, Jeff Foxworthy- Married and Single, excerpt from grapes of wrath movie